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blog: Don Marti

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ICYMI

10 August 2018

Inner procrastinator: HEY LET'S FIND SOME K3WL ARTICLES TO READ ON THE INTERNET

Sense of duty: No, must update project status. (Ctrl-T to open new tab)

Web browser: HEY WEREN'T YOU LISTENING TO INNER PROCRASTINATOR JUST NOW? HERE IS SOME RECOMMENDED CONTENT

Me: Preferences → Home → Firefox Home Content. Uncheck everything except "Web Search" and "Bookmarks".

Anyway, happy Friday. Since you're already reading blogs, you might as well read something good, so here is some stuff that the RSS reader dragged in. (My linklog is no longer getting posted to Facebook because reasons, so if you were clicking on links from me there you will have to figure something else out. The raw linklog is: feed. Ideas?)

The Segway patent expires next June. If you thought the scooters of San Francisco were annoying this year, just wait for the summer of generic-Segway-on-demand startups.

xkcd: Voting Software

Why open source failed

The Google Funded Astroturf Group that Hacked The EU Copyright Vote (In Pictures)

Juul & its House of Smoke & Horrors

Parking Has Eaten American Cities

Selling a Good Time: Inside the Wild, Wacky World of Minor League Baseball Marketing

How to Stop Your Smart TV From Tracking What You Watch

How to Pull Off a Professional Video Call From Home

Architects Ask: Where Are the Spaces for Teen Girls?

Open Offices Make You Less Open

The AudioKit Synth One is a pro-level iPad synth that’s completely free

The advantages of an email-driven git workflow

Here’s One Union That Can’t Be Touched by ‘Right to Work’ Laws

The Innovation Stack: How to make innovation programs deliver more than coffee cups

I Delivered Packages for Amazon and It Was a Nightmare

New US Tariffs are Anti-Maker and Will Encourage Offshoring

How to spot a perfect fake: the world’s top art forgery detective

Help The Stranger and ProPublica Track Online Ads About the Seattle Head Tax, the Midterms, and More

Should Bankers Be Forced to Put Some Skin in the Game?

San Francisco is losing more residents than any other city in the US, creating a shortage of U-Hauls that puts a rental at $2,000 just to move to Las Vegas

Containers, Security, and Echo Chambers