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Tech journalist since the dark ages. Windows Secrets, LangaList newsletter, Windows Magazine (NetGuide, Home PC), Byte, Popular Computing, yadda yadda yadda. Google me, if it matters.

This feed is mostly personal interest; it's NOT my professional writing. There's tech here, yes, but also lots of general science and some politics and weird humor thrown in.

Friday, August 4, 2017

Boston Harborwalk Biking Surprise

A 2017-08-02 bike ride along the Charlestown Harborwalk led to a pleasant surprise; I got to see an unpublicized move by the 223-year-old USS Constitution. The move also required that the Cassin Young, a WW2 destroyer on display in the Navy Yard, also be moved.

 Time-lapse video (less then 4 min): https://youtu.be/zh9K5eaqSGk


 Info:
Constitution: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_Constitution

Cassin Young: https://www.nps.gov/bost/learn/historyculture/usscassinyoung.htm

Monday, July 24, 2017

Eye on the ball


"Trump wants you to focus on Sessions, Clinton, and Scaramucci this week.  You need to focus on health care, health care, and health care."

Check out @ChrisMurphyCT's Tweet: https://twitter.com/ChrisMurphyCT/status/889473411512229888?s=09

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Climate change? Nah. Nothing to see here...

Climate change? Nah. Nothing to see here...  (New all-time Maine record: 7 tornado warnings, 4 actual tornadoes in one day.)

http://edition.pagesuite.com/popovers/article_popover.aspx?guid=03293432-8e97-4f65-bd39-e719d5a5a1b1

Monday, July 3, 2017

How grownups handle criticism.

Check out @BitsieTulloch's Tweet: https://twitter.com/BitsieTulloch/status/881659429787058176?s=09

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Some pretty good fake covers here. :)

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-intersect/wp/2017/06/28/trumps-bogus-time-cover-the-fake-news-that-launched-an-army-of-memes/?tid=ss_fb&utm_term=.9f002fcfe1a5

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Government of the corrupt, by the corrupt, for the corrupt

Trump lawyer's firm steered millions in donations to family members, files show https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2017/jun/27/trump-lawyer-jay-sekulow-donations?CMP=Share_AndroidApp_Blogger

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Here we go...

Check out @RubenBolling's Tweet: https://twitter.com/RubenBolling/status/870289948729061377?s=09