January 19, 2022

Various and Sundry


Art by Volker Maunz

Upgrading to Big Sur seems to have completely broken all my image editing software and animation programs. I can't meme. 

Via Pete comes sad news regarding the state of the Japanese wooden weapons craft

Speaking of which, Japan has re-instated their COVID-induced ban on foreigners entering the country. Like Australia, they seem to be reconnecting with their roots.

All that money that companies are spending to develop self-driving trucks so they can do away with truckers may not actually be worth it.  (Via Isegoria)

The last post at Declination and today's post at Z-Blog both deal with the thorny problem of our current crisis in trust, and difficulty in finding truth when the gatekeepers of Palo Alto are so powerful. Give them both a read. 


After a period of self-reflection, I am relieved to discover that I was not the only person recommended a tactical cat harness

Over at Zoopraxiscope, Don has found the quote of the year. 

If you ever wondered what you would have done in 1930s Germany, you’re doing it right now.

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January 17, 2022

A Scary Story

Dr. Mauser brings us a story about a newly hatched engineer trying to pass the time. 




Because it is current year, things go off the rails after a bit. 

I urge you to read the whole thing. 

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January 05, 2022

In Lieu of Content

I'm going out of town for a few days to see the folks. Internet access will be diffident at best, so here are a collection of random video links.


Thus we have met our federally mandated requirements for educational content.




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