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These people are immoral, corrupt, shortsighted, and unbelievably stupid. This is awful. https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/jan/19/bureau-land-management-federal-lease

 
 

I love that this list descends very quickly from "have more fun" to "believe in the multiverse". https://thebolditalic.com/thirteen-ways-to-channel-inauguration-angst-7eae7895f8f5#.c3j2i7asu

 

President Obama's farewell letter was published on Medium. https://medium.com/the-white-house/thank-you-9d7cc16c6755#.937oo2toa

 

Obama's last interview as President is with a podcast: https://getcrookedmedia.com/here-have-a-podcast-78ee56b5a323#.fca8g7n8u

 

RethinkDB falls into the "nobody wants to pay for open source" trap: https://github.com/coffeemug/defstartup/blob/master/_drafts/why-rethinkdb-failed.md

 

I last lived in Edinburgh back in 2011, but every so often I get emails about gigs there, like echoes from a parallel life. Weird and nice.

 

A-ha moment leading to unpopular opinion: Soylent doesn't replace food, but does replace *fast* food. If you snack, not a stupid investment.

 

This open letter to Trump from the White House press corps gives me a lot of hope. Journalism is core to democracy. http://www.cjr.org/covering_trump/trump_white_house_press_corps.php