This Columbus Day, a reminder that Christopher Columbus was “a murderous moron” https://www.vox.com/identities/2017/10/9/16447180/christopher-columbus-day-adam-ruins-everything
"Love or the lack of it" - http://www.patheos.com/blogs/slacktivist/2018/09/29/love-or-the-lack-of-it/
The headline for this one is more accurate: https://boingboing.net/2018/09/04/illegal-math.html
Five-Eyes Intelligence Services Choose Surveillance Over Security https://www.schneier.com/blog/archives/2018/09/five-eyes_intel.html
I'm not happy with how the Wil Wheaton situation was resolved. An admin was overwhelmed with frivolous reports about him and felt forced to exile him. I've said before that I think it sets a dangerous precedent on how a large group of people can mobilize to drive anyone off the fediverse. Mob rule is universally dangerous: Mods and admins must examine evidence and decide based on wrongdoing and danger, and not on how many times someone was reported.
Someone labeled "potatoe salad" in our lunch today. I made a joke about Dan Quayle that NOBODY GOT. #ImOld
Lyft and Aptiv have completed 5,000 paid trips in their self-driving taxis - https://www.theverge.com/2018/8/21/17718018/lyft-aptiv-self-driving-cars-las-vegas-5000-trips
How a TV Sitcom Triggered the Downfall of Western Civilization – Medium https://medium.com/@thatdavidhopkins/how-a-tv-sitcom-triggered-the-downfall-of-western-civilization-336e8ccf7dd0#.pxbxal8c0
My Priorities for the Next Four Years - Schneier on Security https://www.schneier.com/blog/archives/2016/12/my_priorities_f.html
I was called an "All-Star Dad" tonight for providing basic sustenance to my child. #LowBarCleared
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