Tumblr's used to be great, before they got Yahoo'd. The only recommendation engine that could reasonably read my mind. Now it's devolved into picking related sites to the sites I follow. Not the same thing.
On the reading list, butofcourse.
Links this afternoon. Tootle along elsewhere for a while. Thanks!
Fake celltowers, everywhere in Washington D.C.! Heaven forfend, they might have to talk face-to-face! I suspect this one may end up being more complex to permanently fix than these initial news reports.
They'll be owned by Raw Story. Perhaps I'm an outlier, but as smaller news orgs get swallowed up by larger ones, I worry about unintended ... marching in ideological lockstep ... effects.
The merger announcements tell us what we're gaining, rarely give us warning of what we're actually losing. This is what got us into trouble with Facebook; look at Instagram's "independence."
I suppose this is one of the bigger annoyances with modern television and movies. Actresses (mostly; men now do Botox too) who cannot raise an eyebrow. They look blank during crises. They look blank during emotional distress. They look blank when they are bored.
Arm flapping and shrieking doesn't really add anything to entertainment value. IMHO.
Go back about a dozen years, and observe foreheads. I'm serious - take the time. You'll be astonished. Try to imagine Mommy Dearest with Botox. Just try.
I'll make one request of you, manufacturers. Please make the controls large enough for big American paws! And don't rely on having fingernails. When you shoot outdoors, those get savaged. I dislike having to use keys to get my camera to work.
After five years of research and the publication of The One Percent Solution, Lafer concluded that by lobbying to make changes like increasing class sizes, pushing for online instruction, lowering accreditation requirements for teachers, replacing public schools with privately-run charters, getting rid of publicly elected school boards and a host of other tactics, Big Business was aiming to dismantle public education.
Bear with me on this one; I know that title's twitching the 'sensationalism meter.' Read about his theories (remember they are such). The concept of most college-educated (the non-hereditarily-affluent) individuals entering the workforce with the reins of debt upon them, allowing 'control' by external economic and cultural forces, hits particularly hard.
A quick review of cases reveals no infringement claims for any such uses. Therefore, feel free to take and share more photos of family and friends!
Now I wonder about 'family' videos with recognizable music in the background. Some get rather sophisticated these days, almost like music videos.
The mind/body problem has been with us since the Greeks. Is the mind part of the body or is it something separate?
Um, which Greeks and when? Aristotle thought the heart was the organ of thought, while the brain was a giant radiator. I give the research on consciousness a whole lot of leeway; early days yet.
Trubek foresees a time in the US when those for whom writing by hand is a painful chore will be liberated from its tyranny and when no one need be judged by the quality of their script.
I suspect learning to write by hand well has significant benefits for general thinking and concentration, much as bodyweight pullups have physical benefits that go far beyond just the latissimus dorsi. It will be a sad day when handwriting gets replaced with the jiggery-pokery of typing on mobile devices.