14-Aug, 2023 - afternoon links, etc.

links, etc You’re a Cyclist Who Was Just Struck by a Car Driver. Here’s Why It Was Your Fault - McSweeney’s Internet Tendency nails it.

August 14, 2023 · steve ulrich

14-Aug, 2023 - morning links, etc.

links, etc Yes, There Is a Cure for Bullshit - Nautilus we live in a time where the most profligate bullshit artists are massive matrices of word weights.

August 14, 2023 · steve ulrich

13-Aug, 2023 - morning links, etc.

links, etc The Other Billionaires Who Helped Clarence Thomas Live a Luxe Life — ProPublica methinks there are still more shoes to drop. Victory! Ninth Circuit Allows Human Rights Case to Move Forward Against Cisco Systems | Electronic Frontier Foundation capitalism gonna cap.

August 13, 2023 · steve ulrich

04-Aug, 2023 - afternoon links, etc.

links, etc Comcast, Centurylink Fail To Derail Community-Owned Gigabit Fiber Network In Bountiful, Utah | Techdirt just in case you forgot you were 0wn3d. the astroturfing and thin arguments lofted by corporations have been screwing us for years. the last 20 years has seen billions flushed down the drain with little accountability for the poor return we’re collectively seeing.

August 4, 2023 · steve ulrich

02-Aug, 2023 - morning links, etc.

links, etc Honest Government Ad | COP31 Australia & Pacific Nations - YouTube biting. we need more of this here. A beautiful, broken America: what I learned on a 2,800-mile bus ride from Detroit to LA | Travel | The Guardian this was bleak writeup. we like taking amtrak for our dose of slow travel you do end up seeing a rather bleak side of the cities/towns you go through. that said, the scenery is spectacular....

August 2, 2023 · steve ulrich

01-Aug, 2023 - morning links, etc.

links, etc Don’t eat fish caught from these 2 bodies of water in Twin Cities metro, MDH says local water quality news is not great these days. this on top of other news re: PFAS being found around the state has been eye opening.

August 1, 2023 · steve ulrich

29-Jul, 2023 - afternoon links, etc.

links, etc The Case for Fiber to the Home, Today: Why Fiber is a Superior Medium for 21st Century Broadband | Electronic Frontier Foundation somehow this landed in my reading queue this AM. it’s held up much better than some of the other things that the EFF has tilted at over the years. i’ll say it again, fiber is the only thing that makes sense if you want to future-proof your broadband deployment....

July 29, 2023 · steve ulrich

29-Jul, 2023 - morning links, etc.

links, etc Homebuyers Ignore Risk of Climate Change Insurance Meltdown - Bloomberg this is nothing short of mind boggling to me. i shouldn’t be surprised by this but it’s clear we have a situation brewing where the idiocracy contingent expects the rest of us to bail them out of their climate selection crisis over the next few years. i’m thinking of FL and AZ specifically here. this will likely cause no small amount of friction in the coming years as the federal government is expected to be the insurer of last resort for bad decision makers....

July 29, 2023 · steve ulrich