Space Force!

I have some thoughts at 1945 on the US Space Force’s effort to escape the political shadow of Donald Trump… Will the United States Space Force (USSF) become an issue in the 2024 election? Can the service ever detach itself from the political legacy of GOP frontrunner Donald Trump … | Continue reading | 5 hours ago

Tasty Vision, Pricey Byte | Thoughts on Apple Vision Pro

There'll be more people watching others immersed in VR worlds than actually in them. A 5% ratio, seems like a reasonable estimate. The post Tasty Vision, Pricey Byte | Thoughts on Apple Vision Pro appeared first on thejaymo. | Continue reading | 5 hours ago

Taylor Swift Answers Walt Whitman’s Questions

Dani Bostick in McSweeney’s: WHITMAN: Are you the new person drawn toward me? SWIFT: Saw you there and I thought, “Oh, my God, look at that face. You look like my next mistake.” WHITMAN: To begin with, take warning, I am surely far different than what you suppose. SWIFT: You’re t … | Continue reading | 5 hours ago

Rwanda’s Health-Care Success Holds Lessons for Others

Cameron J. Sabet, Alessandro Hammond, Simar S. Bajaj, and Belson Rugwizangoga at Think Global Health: The people of Rwanda have been tested by tragedy. Nearly thirty years ago, when ethnic Hutu extremists sought to exterminate the country’s Tutsi minority, more than one million l … | Continue reading | 5 hours ago

Nvidia’s AI Breakthroughs

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Distribute Your App to More Users With Setapp [WWDC Sponsor]

Developers have been clamoring for alternatives for the App Store since the beginning, frustrated by the commissions they pay Apple, shifting app review standards, and the lack of trial versions. The thing is, developers already have another fantastic way to distribute their apps … | Continue reading | 5 hours ago

The Alphabet For Those Of A ‘Certain Age’

I found this on Helen Warlow’s Twitter account, and it is SO true! | Continue reading | 5 hours ago

Methods of Increasing Employee Productivity

Business owners and managers are always looking for ways to boost productivity in the workplace. A company can’t succeed unless everyone is motivated and willing to work hard to achieve shared goals. Being hyper-critical and micromanaging your team often backfires and makes emplo … | Continue reading | 5 hours ago

5 reasons technical teams choose open source alternatives to Discord for effective, secure collaboration

Learn why open source alternatives to Discord like Mattermost are better collaboration solutions for technical and operational teams. Discord has become a popular platform for digital communities to meet, collaborate, and hang out. It’s easy to use, versatile, and offers a wide r … | Continue reading | 5 hours ago

Web APIs for Advanced Web Development

Web APIs, also known as browser APIs, can enhance a browser’s functionality. They are built into the browser using JavaScript, allowing you to quickly implement complex functionalities.  Web APIs are very useful in web development as they let developers carry out complicated acti … | Continue reading | 5 hours ago

This Avocado-Corn Salad Is the Side of Summer

Highlighting the freshest produce. READ MORE... | Continue reading | 5 hours ago

150 Days with Nadine Rodriguez

In this interview, we delve into the transformative power of journaling in Nadine's life, shedding light on how it helps her manage stress, increase self-awareness, celebrate successes, and appreciate the beauty of life. | Continue reading | 5 hours ago

Do We Want Children To Fall In Love With Reading? If So, We're Failing

In 1974, I was a 12-year-old living with my family in the suburbs of Athens, Greece. My father was working on a project for the Greek government, which was at the time on the brink of falling apart. There was a war in Cyprus against the Turks, student protests, and even tanks goi … | Continue reading | 5 hours ago

LEUER’s newfound love bliss on “I Can’t Believe I Found You”

After a hard breakup with his former partner, LEUER eventually found new love again - and the life-changing kind. In his latest single, "I Can't Believe I Found You", LEUER sings about finding someone that is exactly the right fit and everything about them brings you joy and hope … | Continue reading | 5 hours ago

The PDCA cycle in modern product management

The agile premise of working in short iterations to create a working product increment and learning from feedback to understand what to best do next is essentially PDCA. The post The PDCA cycle in modern product management appeared first on LogRocket Blog. | Continue reading | 6 hours ago

Integrating the WebContainer API with Node.js

Learn about the WebContainer API, which allows you to run Node.js apps in the browser, similar to CodeSandbox's interactive browser demos. The post Integrating the WebContainer API with Node.js appeared first on LogRocket Blog. | Continue reading | 6 hours ago

Congrex Switzerland’s Sustainability Commitment

The post Congrex Switzerland’s Sustainability Commitment appeared first on KONGRES – Europe Events and Meetings Industry Magazine. | Continue reading | 6 hours ago

UFOs: What the *Further* Hell?

A year ago I tried to come up with the most plausible story I could for why some UFOs might be aliens. In that story, life started long ago on some planet Eden, which then via panspermia seeded life onto thousands of planets in Earth’s stellar nursery. One of those other pl … | Continue reading | 6 hours ago

Who was that unmasked man?

Shorter Chris Licht: “Now that my big mouth has revealed to all the world what a big ass I am, I must confess … I don’t recognize that guy who was a big mouthed ass in that massive feature article on someone. Who happens to be me.” In a somber tone, Licht on Monday apologized […] … | Continue reading | 6 hours ago

Movies: The Mummy (1999)

When I told my friends I'd never seen this film before they told me it's fun so I watched it. It was indeed fun, but not as fun as I'd hoped and I feel like my expectations were set too high. I think I was expecting more Indiana Jones type hijinx and instead got body horror and c … | Continue reading | 6 hours ago

More Boardgames

Met up with some friends for boardgames TWICE this week! One of our playgroup is flying back to the US next week so we won't be able to play together in person for a while so we took the opportunity to play as much as we can. Earlier in the week, we finally managed to finish the … | Continue reading | 6 hours ago

2023 Week 22

The first week of June was a little bit rainy, though not as much as a supertyphoon would have brought. I think PAGASA already declared an official start to the rainy season? A Quote On June 1, 2023, 8:41 p.m. I wrote: "Almost everything will work again if you unplug it for a … | Continue reading | 6 hours ago

Dissecting the Dark Web Supply Chain: Stealer Logs in Context

Stealer logs represent one of the primary threat vectors for modern companies. This Flare explainer article will delve into the lifecycle of stealer malware and provide tips for detection and remediation. [...] | Continue reading | 6 hours ago

A Very Handy Guide to the Most Popular Ingredient Substitutions

If you've ever started cooking a recipe with the best of intentions, only to discover halfway through that you simply don't have one of the key ingredients it calls for, know that you're not alone. This is timeless tale, whether you're a pro chef or a home cook, but our editors h … | Continue reading | 6 hours ago

Thanks to those who have followed on BandCamp so far, much appreciated. I think I'm looking at a Friday release with streaming to follow. | Continue reading | 6 hours ago

Book Banning Bumps Bible

[Oops.]Down in Utah, a previously-discussed book ban has now indeed resulted in the Bible being banned.Link: | Continue reading | 6 hours ago

Different Designs, Vintage and New, for Hat Presses

You'll recognize this type of flat-brimmed "campaign" hat from modern-day drill sergeants and State Troopers, or Boy Scout leaders of yore: But you've probably never seen the storage object used to keep that brim perfectly flat:Colloquially called a hat press, it was designed to … | Continue reading | 6 hours ago

2023 Apple Design Award Winners Revealed

Two weeks ago, Apple announced the finalists for the 2023 Apple Design Awards: 36 apps and games in six categories: Inclusivity, Delight and Fun, Interaction, Social Impact, Visuals and Graphics, and Innovation. Last evening, at an outdoor event on the stage built outside Caffè M … | Continue reading | 7 hours ago

Levels of Autonomy in AI Agents

Level 0 — Instruction-Driven InteractionTraditional human-computer interaction. The system has predefined inputs and outputs. Program environments are static, and there are no self-learning or adaptive abilities. The majority of software today fits inside this bucket.Level 1 — As … | Continue reading | 7 hours ago

To Save the News, We Must Open Up App Stores

This is part four of an ongoing, five-part series. Part one, the introduction, is here. Part two, about breaking up ad-tech companies, is here. Part three, about banning surveillance ads, is here. When Steve Jobs unveiled the iPad in 2010, he didn’t just usher in a new kind of co … | Continue reading | 7 hours ago

Android security update fixes Mali GPU flaw exploited by spyware

Google has released the monthly security update for the Android platform, adding fixes for 56 vulnerabilities, five of them with a critical severity rating and one exploited since at least last December. [...] | Continue reading | 7 hours ago

INSTANT ASSESSMENTS: Kristof and Ravitch penned instant assessments!

TUESDAY, JUNE 6, 2023At this site, the search goes on: The search in which we're now engaged began in the distant past.More precisely, it began on May 17, 2023. It began in the wake of the publication of a lengthy AP report.We'll be suspending our search for the next few days, du … | Continue reading | 7 hours ago

“The traffic accidents study exposes the lamentable state of Covid-19 science”

Kaiser has the story: The recent study tying lack of vaccinations to traffic accidents illustrates everything that is wrong with the state of our peer-reviewed scientific process. The study uses data that do not capture any of the important behavioral … Continue reading → | Continue reading | 7 hours ago

Exploring 7 best Node.js logging libraries and aggregators

Popular Node.js logging libraries include Grafana Loki, Pino, Bunyan, and more. Learn how each option helps with logging in Node.js. The post Exploring 7 best Node.js logging libraries and aggregators appeared first on LogRocket Blog. | Continue reading | 7 hours ago

16-Steps-Initiative stellt sechsten Schritt vor: „Förderung der Biodiversität“

Die Initiative „16 Steps bis 2025 – Für eine klimaneutrale Veranstaltungswirtschaft” stellt ihren sechsten Schritt vor: „Förderung der Biodiversität“. Die Initiative informiere darüber, warum die Förderung der Biodiversität für die Wirtschaft ... | Continue reading | 7 hours ago

Using altitude maps to become a more data-oriented

An altitude map displays levels of product metrics visually. It maps out the most relevant metrics and shows how each influences each other. The post Using altitude maps to become a more data-oriented appeared first on LogRocket Blog. | Continue reading | 7 hours ago

New 'PowerDrop' PowerShell malware targets U.S. aerospace industry

A new PowerShell malware script named 'PowerDrop' has been discovered to be used in attacks targeting the U.S. aerospace defense industry. [...] | Continue reading | 7 hours ago

Cake Secrets

WRECKERATOR CONFESSION TIME!"My boss made me sweep the floor, even though I didn't make the mess. So I swept up, and then made her a special cake... "...which somehow got set out for sale.""You know that third time I asked you to spell 'congratulation' for me? "I was tota … | Continue reading | 7 hours ago


A bleary, bloodshot sun in an ash-white sky. Pileated woodpeckers foraging just inside the woods’ edge cackle like sacred clowns. | Continue reading | 7 hours ago

I had to collect a parcel from a nearby postal depot and saw, outside, an adult oystercatcher with a couple of young chicks. I know these birds are often found inland but, with the depot on an industrial estate and them being primarily waders, they couldn't have been much further … | Continue reading | 7 hours ago

There’s no such thing as a new idea — just ask the Little Mermaid

Alissa Wilkinson in Vox: In 1989, a redheaded mermaid made her big-screen debut. She wanted to be part of the above-surface world, where people walk around on (what do you call ‘em?) feet, to wander free on the sand in the sunshine. She fell in love with a handsome, kind prince. … | Continue reading | 7 hours ago

Accidental DNA collection by air sensors could revolutionize wildlife tracking

Natasha Gilbert in Nature: Scientists might be able to keep tabs on the world’s flora and fauna by analysing DNA floating through the air. That’s the conclusion of a study published on 5 June in Current Biology1, in which a team identified more than 180 types of organism, includi … | Continue reading | 7 hours ago

EMPEX NYC | Brooklyn, NY | June 9, 2023

EMPEX NYC is a one day, single track conference dedicated to the Elixir programming language happening in New York City in June 2023. | Continue reading | 7 hours ago

Pressure Canning Gear 101: All of the Can-Do Gear You Need

Canning can be a great way to preserve seasonal vegetables and fruits, but you got to have the right gear (such as our tested-and-recommended pressure canner). | Continue reading | 7 hours ago

Hong Kong Disneyland Shares New Details of ‘World of Frozen’ Attractions

Hong Kong Disneyland has released new images and video of “Frozen Ever After,” and of “Wandering Oaken’s Sliding Sleighs,” the two new attractions that will be in the new “World of Frozen” area of the park. Frozen Ever After During “Frozen Ever After,” guests are invited to go on … | Continue reading | 8 hours ago

Apple Vision

Apple Vision is incredibly compelling, first as a product, and second as far as potential use cases. What it says about society, though, is a bit more pessimistic. | Continue reading | 8 hours ago

Tornados and Truth in the Atelier

I’ve been sitting with the book The Unknown Craftsman: a Japanese Insight into Beauty for a while. now. I read it and then I return to an essay I love by Hélène Cixous titled, “Without End,” where she talks about wanting “the tornados in the atelier,” the moment of arrival, the “ … | Continue reading | 8 hours ago

Scent Back In Time

image via AromaPrimepaduasoy posts an article from Current Archaeology about Aroma Prime, a company creating historical scents, including the smells of dinosaurs, dodos, mummification, candlemakers, ether, vintage sweets and the Wicker Man. | Continue reading | 8 hours ago