Portland: We need to make residential streets safer for pedestrians and cyclists. What can we do?
Me: Widen the roads and add a shoulder so street parking isn’t so dangerous?
Me: Widen the roads and add sidewalks on all streets?
Portland: We’ll decrease the speed limit by 5 mph.
I really hate the school district’s policy of “we’ll announce school closures, 1 hour late starts, and 2 hour late starts by 6 a.m. on the day”.
Since the sun doesn’t come up until 7:30 a.m. I’m pretty sure the road conditions aren’t going to change between 22:00 and 06:00.
It’s been a really interesting day.
Mobile phone insurance is such a scam: $15/month for a $700 phone. I pay $17/month for full coverage insurance on $10,000 worth of Apple hardware that includes ‘accidents’.
CenturyLink is just wrapping up a 40+ hour nationwide outage/degraded service event that took down some 911 services. That’s a post mortem I sure as hell want to read.
I mixed champagne with half lemonade/half iced tea and I can’t decide what to call it:
Arnold Palmer III Esq.
Arnold ’50 Cent’ Palmer
Articles like this https://www.newyorker.com/culture/kitchen-notes/how-to-ferment-blueberries-like-rene-redzepi make me wish the cooking show TV format wasn’t “whatever you can make in 45-90 minutes”. I’d love to see what someone could do in 6 months + 45-90 minutes.
Ansible: Y’all can’t be serious with this shit.
LinkedIn taking away the ‘how you can connect with this person’ feature removed most of the value I get from having an account.