Time marches on. Happy Independence Day weekend!#

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Do I like Emoji?:heart: oh yeah.#

Philip Greenspun's Weblog » MIT Computer Science Lab 50th Anniversary Celebration. Great reflections on computer science, career options, and a weird take on marriage.#

How the NSA is Transforming Law Enforcement. The rabbit hole just gets deeper and deeper. The law enforcement/incarceration industry is on an arc toward generating its own workload. If an agency has any free time, why not troll the databases for new cases?#

Buzzfeed's founder used to write Marxist theory and it explains Buzzfeed perfectly - Vox. A perspective on advertising and media culture that I never would have found on my own.#

Slightly More Than 100 Fantastic Pieces of Journalism - Conor Friedersdorf - The Atlantic.#

RIP to the 'Southwest effect'? Southwest fares have taken off. #

Glenn Greenwald's New Book: No Place to Hide. Regrettably, it should be on all our reading lists.#

A WWII Battle Frozen in Time - The Daily Beast. One of my regrets is never having seen beneath the Truk Lagoon.#

US sends its giant spy drone to look for kidnapped Nigerian girls.#

Glass — Obsessed with the future of TV. The first "professional" Fargo site.#

British public wrong about nearly everything, survey shows - Home News - UK - The Independent. I wonder how the U.S. public would stack up?#

Today's background image: dynamic 2014 London, by Jill Hodges of Fire Tech Camp http://www.firetechcamp.com, the premier coding camp in the UK. A link to the original: https://scontent-a-atl.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-prn1/t31.0-8/1277953_10151859753132509_1383186187_o.jpg #

In a league of their own. The top MBA schools. Surprises to me? Emory, Berkeley, Texas.#

Dream Cars: Innovative Design, Visionary Ideas.#

Today's background image is promoting the Dream Cars exhibit at the High Museum Atlanta, starting May 21.#

This is just rainy-day blogging.#

blog like there's nobody reading: Presented without comment.#

Teknoids NoteBlog: A pure linkblog.#

betsy/io: A different layout for a linkblog. How does she do that?#

10x14s @KenSmith: A great personal linkblog.#

I write longer form pieces over at my blog http://dhblog0214.smallpict.com #

Background images: I alternate by days from a monochrome background to a picture, usually from http://unsplash.com , a public domain image site. I don't like the stacked-image look of a picture every day. (if you scroll down to April 16, you'll see stacked images.)#

I started blogging in the '90's on my own html page and moved to Dave Winer's Radio Userland ($39.95 per year in January 2002?) https://web.archive.org/web/20030604073557/http://ecoastlife.com/weblog/index.html#

I have not been been diligent with preserving my online presence even though one of my early "mission statements" was "a record of my journey into senility".#

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The Oldest Living Things in the World.#

© 2014 Don Hodges.
Last update: Mon, Nov 24, 2014 at 4:59 PM.
So it has come to this.