In December 7, 1787 the state of Delaware was the first to ratify the U.S. Constitution. And since then, challenges have mounted. I’m reminded of this telling quote from a Senate candidate Abraham Lincoln in June 16, 1858. “A house divided against itself, cannot stand.” I believe this government cannot endure permanently half slave and… Continue reading Delaware is written on ALL our hearts
You can attend all the inaugurations from now until the end of time.
By Richard Schiffman (an environmental journalis based in New York City) If I’ve learned anything from the whole sad tale of Big Tobacco going after Jeffrey Wygand https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jeffrey_Wigand, it’s that money knows no bounds. Nothing is in good faith ever, apples to apples comparisons, it is about winner take all. And that’s been the approach,… Continue reading Climate Deniers Shift Tactics to ‘Inactivism’ – Scientific American
WhatsApp will shortly start to share your data with Facebook as a condition of use of the app. This completes a U-turn which began when Facebook first acquired the app back in 2014. At the time, WhatsApp assured users that their data would remain private, and not be shared with Facebook … more… The post… WhatsApp… Continue reading WhatsApp will share your data with Facebook whether you like it or not — 9to5Mac
The only thing thicker than the crowds is the irony. The New Year is a major holiday in Japan. There’s plenty of traditional (and dangerous) food to eat, plus the annual hatsumode — visiting a shrine to wish for health, happiness, and good fortune in the next year. Of course this year, with the coronavirus steadily… Continue reading Huge crowds go to Japanese temples on New Year to “pray for things to return to normal”
<RANT/>I don’t know about you, I remember when I first started seeing people using SLRs for video. It was some time back when Ikegami, Sony, Panasonic, JVC were all settling on various kinds of Full HD and not interested in Digital Cinema per se. They were leaving that to the old line camera makers who… Continue reading Technology nerd insider info on cameras
I let the Spotify Discover Weekly suggest it’s ass off every week to see what gems it mines. I then proceed to like things and ignore the rest. I don’t dislike things, but press “like” only to see what Spotify can discover.And as a result I’ve found some things are coming up over and over… Continue reading IVY and algorithmic suggestion engines
https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/europe/nagorno-karabkah-drones-azerbaijan-aremenia/2020/11/11/441bcbd2-193d-11eb-8bda-814ca56e138b_story.html Here’s a metaphor for you. Drones are the new truck bombs. Hands down. In the realm of asymetric warfare, now all you need to defeat an enemy is take out their “spendy” weapons export licensed systems (sold to you courtesy of Vladimir Putin). Then what do you have? Sounds like nothing, you got nothing.… Continue reading In Nagorno-Karabakh, drones gave Azerbaijan huge advantage and showed future of warfare – The Washington Post