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Fri, 04 Aug 2017

It's one of the last Blockbuster Video stores, and its Twitter feed is hilarious

It's one of the last Blockbuster Video stores, and its Twitter feed is hilarious https://twitter.com/loneblockbuster

Thu, 03 Aug 2017

The Mystery of L.A. Billboard Diva Angelyne's Real Identity Is Finally Solved

The Mystery of L.A. Billboard Diva Angelyne's Real Identity Is Finally Solved http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/features/angelyne-la-billboard-diva-30-years-1025678

Wed, 02 Aug 2017

Had a meeting on Google Meet

We had a meeting on Google Meet yesterday -- was surprisingly good, even with crappy WiFi connection https://meet.google.com

The Twitter web site looks different today

The Twitter web site looks different today https://twitter.com

The nit-picking glory of the New Yorker's Comma Queen

The nit-picking glory of the New Yorker's Comma Queen https://www.ted.com/talks/mary_norris_the_nit_picking_glory_of_the_new_yorker_s_comma_queen

The crippling problem restaurant-goers haven't noticed but chefs are freaking out about

The crippling problem restaurant-goers haven't noticed but chefs are freaking out about https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2015/08/12/the-crippling-problem-people-who-eat-at-restaurants-havent-noticed-but-chefs-are-freaking-out-about

Tue, 01 Aug 2017

Grateful Dead, Jerry Garcia and the Jews

Grateful Dead, Jerry Garcia and the Jews http://www.tabletmag.com/jewish-arts-and-culture/music/242079/happy-birthday-jerry-garcia

My Windows Subsystem for Linux blog workflow

My Windows Subsystem for Linux blog workflow: Vim, Unison, wget, curl (and I can probably eliminate one of the last two)

I'm still running Windows 10 and doing my blog workflow in the Windows Subsystem for Linux

I'm still running Windows 10 and doing my blog workflow in the Windows Subsystem for Linux

Reddit raised $200 million, is going on a hiring spree and redesigning web site

Reddit raised $200 million, is going on a hiring spree and redesigning web site https://www.recode.net/2017/7/31/16037126/reddit-funding-200-million-valuation-steve-huffman-alexis-ohanianv