So one of the things that has happened in the course of my lifetime is that now everyone carries cameras around with them all the time. And this has a bunch of not-necessarily-foreseen effects, some good and some not good. … Continue reading
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Had a great time at March for Science MN last weekend. (The fact that it was in the 70s and sunny didn’t hurt!) Here are some photos. Some more posters I liked but didn’t get good photos of included … Continue reading
I occasionally joke about how small the population of Wyoming is. Nevertheless, it is shocking to see numbers like this: Liz Cheney won the competitive statewide Republican primary for an open seat in the House of Representatives with fewer than … Continue reading
This very strange story has finally been resolved, more or less: the mother has been convicted, with sentencing and the trials of the co-conspirators still to come. The extra-special highlight is that Michelle MacDonald, her crazy lawyer, is running again … Continue reading
You show up at 6:45 for an event that is scheduled to begin at 7. The line is already 2 blocks long. In the time it takes you to lock up your bicycle, another 30 people have joined the line. … Continue reading
This story about two runaway girls hidden by their mother (and maybe a network of anti-Family Court conspiracists) is fascinating. (More background here.) The Strib is (justifiably) proud of its work here, since it broke the case open back in April. … Continue reading
Multi-ton hunks of metal and carbon can fly through the air via their own propulsive forces. Two people, conversing openly in public, can establish a code that is not breakable by someone overhearing the entire conversation. The University of Minnesota … Continue reading