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Was marveling that we used to have webisodes and everything on TV is a webisode now, and then I realized that webisodes were like 15 years ago and, once again, I'm far older than I think I am.

 

Let’s say a news outlet wants to fully embrace the open web, indieweb, and maybe even the fediverse. What would your top technical or product asks of them be?

 

I know little about cameras, and I'd like to once again have something more than an iPhone. If you were buying a DSLR or relatively compact camera, what would you get?

I'm hovering around the Leica D-Lux 7. But what do you think?

 

How are you taking care of yourself this weekend?

 

73% of abortions in the United States are primarily because the parents can't afford to have a child. So anti-abortion advocates must be doing everything they can to reduce poverty, right?

 

So, the suggestions are [checks notes] reduce the doors and add more guns

Got it

 

Me: What an overwhelming time in the world. Perhaps my Spotify Discover Weekly playlist will play something soothing to help me overcome this hell-day.

Spotify: plays Banana Splits theme at full volume, twice

 

Constitutional question:

Boris Johnson was born in NYC, a natural-born US citizen. However, he renounced his US citizenship in 2016 in preparation for becoming Prime Minister.

If Boris was to re-naturalize, could he be President?

 

I'm at the richest country on earth
I'm at the rapidly-escalating dystopia
I'm at the combination richest country on earth and rapidly-escalating dystopia

 

Where is the new Austin or Portland? In both places, prices are going up and presumably pricing out hippies, musicians, and artists. Where are they moving now?

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