Sigh. I recall all the political BS when it came to BART when I was a kid. BART would have been so much better had it been executed with it's original vision. But Politics get in the way of everything, and the public suffers.

California high-speed rail, explained - Vox
vox.com/policy-and-politics/20

Just read an interesting chat between @nolan and @bobstechsite about what got them into Linux (fosdem link is interesting too).

Anyway, it got me to thinking about why people question the status quo and move to Linux, so please let me know your stories below...extra challenge - try to stick to a single toot!

I’ll add mine by way of reply...

Nolan/Bob link: toot.cafe/@nolan/1016044001336

Some French Vanilla Cappuccino to start the day. ☕ A real sweet change to regular black coffee. I like to think of it like CoCo with a kick.

I dunno. Is humanity getting more distractions? Is this Art? Still. It sounds kind of cool.

Finally: A Super Mario Theme Park is in The Works | Man of Many

manofmany.com/entertainment/ga

@sophia if someone says privacy is unimportant because they have nothing to hide, they might as well say free speech is unimportant because they have nothing to say.

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Unixstickers | Sticker Mule
stickermule.com/unixstickers

using twitter continues to remind me how much mastodon got better

And yea. It's nice to have a two day weekend.
And I'm not having to play in the mud.

“The world keeps going in a bad direction, & it makes people think, ‘Hey, I would like to escape some of the bad stuff on the internet & go to a safer place. That’s where we see ourselves."

DuckDuckGo Founder & CEO @yegg talks privacy w/ @drewmillard. medium.com/s/story/nothing-can

Original tweet: twitter.com/DuckDuckGo/status/

A Question for you.

So. Just a thought. You know the little plastic grocery bags that we like to use for trash? How hard would it be to get people to tie a single bag into a knot so it doesn't catch any wind and blow around? Or to tie a bunch of them into one bag with a knot in on it?




Just browsing some of the art on WikiArt and Salvador Dali's material is always a bit interesting.

Do most people Like Surreal paintings? Or is it a bit to far out there for the majority of people? I for one would hang his art on my walls.

Would you?

Dream Caused by the Flight of a Bee Around a Pomegranate a Second Before Awakening - painting by Salvador Dalí




en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dream_Ca

Since my HTML skills are so old... I keep thinking that perhaps I ought to know more about CSS, as it wasn't part of what I was doing years back.

Just Starting Out with CSS & HTML - CSS-Tricks
css-tricks.com/guides/beginner

@pla in the future...

The Associated Press reports that Robert Marchand, who had once been told by a coach to give up because he was never going to achieve anything on that bike, “set a world record in the 105-plus age category — created especially for the tireless veteran — by riding 22.547 kilometers (14.010 miles) in one hour.”

cheezburger.com/1325317/this-1

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