Daily Archives: July 20, 2021
“the sort of calendaring and scheduling interoperability I advocated for in decades past is no closer to happening”
Link. The things that don’t happen are revealing.
“We’re not going to be able to secure the Internet until we deal with the companies that engage in the international cyber-arms trade.”
Link. By “deal with” we mean send executives to an American prison.
“Funk was also an accomplished outdoorswoman, spending time riding her bike or her horse, skiing, hunting, and fishing.’
Link. Hope her wikipedia profile gets expanded now she’s oldest ever astronaut.
“The Mechanisms of Cult Production” compares the behavior of political elites across a wide range of dictatorial regimes, from Caligula’s Rome to the Kim family’s North Korea, and finds striking similarities.”
Link. GOP too of course.
J&J vaccine recipients will likely need mRNA booster.
Link. Our two guys in their 20s will need mRNA. Wonder if we can just go get it.
Apple’s security marketing is bullshit.
Link. Apple may not want phones to be too secure.
Haiti vs. the Dominican Republic: economic divergence.
Link. Corrupt government and aversion to trade as a legacy of French enslavement.