24-Jul, 2022 - afternoon links, etc.

links, etc The Best Single-Serve Coffee Makers of 2022 well this prompted an immediate add to the amazon cart. State: Prosecutors not handing over key material to defense attorneys - Minnesota Reformer unsurprising. yet still shitty. NSO was about to sell hacking tools to France. Now the Israeli spyware company is in crisis. | MIT Technology Review i cannot look away from articles about these folks....

July 24, 2022 · steve ulrich

17-Jul, 2022 - afternoon links, etc.

links, etc Many young Democrats are furious at Democrats. But they’re pushing through. - The Washington Post yeah, this is me. except for the young part.

July 17, 2022 · steve ulrich

16-Jul, 2022 - afternoon links, etc.

links, etc Janeane Garofalo Never Sold Out. What a Relief. - The New York Times i enjoyed this far more than i thought i would.

July 16, 2022 · steve ulrich

11-Jul, 2022 - morning links, etc.

links, etc The Most Pathetic Men in America - The Atlantic far too kind. ‘Alarming’ court decision on Minneapolis 2040 puts a halt on expansion, growth | MinnPost this makes no sense and the suit was an embarrassing read. it’s increasingly apparent to me that i have vastly overestimated the intellectual capacity of brain surgeons and judges.

July 11, 2022 · steve ulrich

08-Jul, 2022 - morning links, etc.

links, etc A Mirror of Nature | Mike Edmunds | Inference i cannot look away when i see articles about the the antikythera mechanism. Let the Rich Have Their Supertalls - The Atlantic technological innovation is really the only place where trickle down economics works. (yes, i’m being loose with that term.) besides, if you put all the rich in towers, it’s that much easier to find them when you want to eat them....

July 8, 2022 · steve ulrich

07-Jul, 2022 - morning links, etc.

links, etc A six-figure income is needed to comfortably afford a home in the Twin Cities, nation | MinnPost unsurprising. it’s not just houses, rents are going through the roof and building is a total pain in the ass. In Defense of Dollar Cost Averaging – Of Dollars And Data mock my lazy investment style all you want.

July 7, 2022 · steve ulrich

04-Jul, 2022 - afternoon links, etc.

links, etc Hemingway’s Mysterious, Thrilling Style | The New Yorker how had i not read this before?

July 4, 2022 · steve ulrich

herd immunity?

random notes: COVID-omicron it’s been personally interesting to see how many of our initial assumptions/thoughts around pandemic recovery have turned out to be utterly useless. vaccines were supposed to deliver us the ability to develop herd immunity. fortunately, for COVID-wuhan they seem to have. but the never ending train of variants afflict those of us who’ve been vax’ing to the max. albeit to greater or lesser degrees of severity. it’s clear that COVID-omicron is worse than a case of the sniffles for many fully vax’d folks....

July 2, 2022 · steve ulrich