22-Dec, 2022 - afternoon links, etc.

links, etc ongoing by Tim Bray · Is Moving to Mastodon Ethical? i have to confess, i’ve been wondering about this myself. given the level of technical shift that’s required to work with mastodon, is this a self-selecting group that doesn’t do right by the less mobile groups out there? there’s a lot to unpack here, but i can’t bring myself to get on board with the current state of twitter....

December 22, 2022 · steve ulrich

22-Dec, 2022 - morning links, etc.

links, etc Ticketmaster’s Dark History - The American Prospect seriously, everyone hates ticketmaster. why is this so hard? this will only piss you off even more.

December 22, 2022 · steve ulrich

20-Dec, 2022 - morning links, etc.

links, etc As unions decline, inequality rises | Economic Policy Institute file under duh, but it was still nice to see it written down somewhere.

December 20, 2022 · steve ulrich

11-Dec, 2022 - morning links, etc.

links, etc It’s Public Land. But the Public Can’t Reach It. - The New York Times a fascinating read on the loss off access to public lands when wealthy landowners decide that they want to make it theirs by ringing it with private property. two things that you should spend money on after reading this article. OnX - pretty amazing mapping application, reasonably priced for a year subscription. they’re doing interesting work in the realm of public access as well....

December 11, 2022 · steve ulrich

27-Nov, 2022 - afternoon links, etc.

links, etc Git Notes: git’s coolest, most unloved feature - Tyler Cipriani i think the title kind of nails this here. this looks like a really handy feature that i had no idea existed. make this accessible!

November 27, 2022 · steve ulrich

25-Nov, 2022 - morning links, etc.

links, etc Gen Z Never Learned to Read Cursive - The Atlantic i’ve seen this. worse still, i have to do a bit of a doubletake every time i read cursive myself. with a personal handwriting style that’s veered towards blocks since i was in high school, i’m wondering if i started to rewire my brain on this a little sooner than i realized. How to Maintain Mental Hygiene as an Open Source Researcher - bellingcat...

November 25, 2022 · steve ulrich

31-Oct, 2022 - morning links, etc.

links, etc Putin’s Play for the Western Right - The Atlantic Why More and More Girls Are Hitting Puberty Early | The New Yorker Election 2022: Minneapolis School Board At-Large | Will Tell Stories For Food

October 31, 2022 · steve ulrich

23-Oct, 2022 - afternoon links, etc.

links, etc When a Houseplant Obsession Becomes a Nightmare let ye who has not had a hobby get a bit out of hand, cast the first stone.

October 23, 2022 · steve ulrich