I had a dream last night that I was editing this post, so I’m taking that as a sign. …is a sentence that I wrote weeks ago, so it must not have been much of a sign. A thing about not pressing publish once is that it just gets harder to press publish again. So,… Continue reading A regular gathering of thoughts and their friends
The snow was fantastic last night. Who would have thought that Sunnyside would be such an excellent place to snowshoe!
I don’t remember what I was listening to the other day, but it was something airy and jazz. The sound of the bass was just beautiful and I thought to myself that I could listen to bass lines like it all day. I typed in a few quick searches, stumbled on this list of someone’s 50… Continue reading A regular gathering of thoughts and their friends
One problem Social Media Companies created for themselves is the use of proprietary algorithms to surface content and suggest accounts to follow rather than allow people to find others organically. A new user signs up for Twitter and they’re presented with a list of recommend accounts to follow. If Twitter doesn’t do this, then that… Continue reading Some loose thoughts on free speech, platforms, Big Tech, and okay a little sedition
One thing my brain likes to do is grumble about the misuse of language and/or ideas by people, usually by large organizations or those who are in positions of power. It’s near the part of my brain that calls teenagers hooligans, but maybe a bit smarter? More annoying? Whatever. Here’s my first draft of silly… Continue reading From the mouths of those in power: silly simple axioms