It’s hard to know what to do with the GOP threats to Social Security and MedicareGOP threats to Medicare and Social Security take center stage in last days before election (msn.com), kinda like their threat to invalidate the ACA aka … Continue reading Whither Social Security & Medicare?
This post is about community hubs, realization, and an upcoming planning application. My neighbor Bekah will from time to time remind or goad me that we live in suburbia. We live on the outskirts of town, or as I’m inclined … Continue reading 3rd Places – Nate Allebach
You are welcome to have an opinion one way or the other about the fact that Herschel Walker paid for a partner/lover to have an abortion, especially now he is a useful fool for the GOP Christian nationalists who’ll do … Continue reading The hypocrisy of Hershal Walker – No not abortions
Thinking about doing “AI”? – I gave GPT-3 a turn, it works well on generic questions, like “what is the value of public art”. “Public art can be a great addition to any community. It can add beauty and interest, … Continue reading Giving “AI” a spin
As a new American, for less than a year, after working in the country on and off for nearly 40-years, I’ve been totally dumfounded that America is effectively governed by an unelected supreme court. Since the Roe vs. Wade ruling … Continue reading The Constitution
But it wasn’t to IBM, it was to the people, employees, customers and software I’d worked on and with. In the Summer of 2008, the project I was working on at IBM was canceled. I was offered a new position … Continue reading I left IBM in 2008, last week I said goodbye.
I spend much of my time working on research for jazz musicians, and associated people for my ctproduced.com website. I was looking through old magazines, especially issues of Look magazine for early pictures published by notable American photographer, Pete Turner. … Continue reading Colorado – Abortion Mecca For The Nation?
Recycling plastic is increasingly pointless. In this post I provide some resources to learn why and some suggestions about what to do. I’ve been getting slowly more nihilistic about plastic recycling. I continually remind our family to cut the paper … Continue reading Admit It, Plastic Isn’t Really Recycled
I’ve followed Naomi Wu on twitter for a few years. Her youtube channel tech videos are legend. When you first see Naomi in pictures or video, it’s surprising, for some I can see it could be challenging. I could care … Continue reading What’s Your Story?
This Washington Post article by Eli Saslow is both compelling reading and in equal measures depressing and a call to arms. This really isn’t about poor people who don’t try hard enough, don’t work hard enough, it’s about a failing system, everything from hours of work, to transport, and support systems. In many respects it resembles a self eating virus, where the only way forward for many is to eat their future. Meanwhile instead of meaningful change and addressing the issues, Republican States are wasting time banning books and trying any way they can to stop women getting abortions. Some … Continue reading The death spiral of an American family