Beautifying Calibre - https://cyberpunklibrarian.com/tanglewoodhill/beautifying-calibre/ - Very nice. Not the changes I would prefer myself, but good idea to show off the options.
I feel like it is becoming clear that Google is not a very good steward of an app store.
I occasionally find good games, but basically buried - they have a very clear interest in boosting the promotion of games with ads and in-app purchases going through their system, and that just means the top billing is games that look god, but are heavily leaving towards pay-to-win.
https://newatlas.com/good-thinking/eyecam-anthropomorphic-webcam/ - uncanniest valley so far, good to remind you that you are using a potential surveillance device
I burned out on Facebook. Posted a couple of months ago I would be taking a break for a month, don't feel like being back there.
Linkedin has been getting a little toxic for me as well with all the HR professionals I follow, a lot of advice and opinions presenting over-simplified views of the world.
Removed the app yesterday.
I follow quite a few political people on Twitter, and that just means one stated opinion becomes hundreds of shouting angry people.
Hard to follow it all.
There's another way to look at this situation: as my friend Randy Farmer said to me: "Society is interpreting centralization of communication as a pathogen. What we're seeing right now is an immune response."
Crypto-Messenger: Signal-Server nicht mehr Open Source - Golem.de
https://www.golem.de/news/crypto-messenger-signal-server-nicht-mehr-open-source-2104-155376.html - Not reassuring
"The Republican Party Is Now in Its End Stages:
The GOP has become, in form if not in content, the Communist Party of the Soviet Union of the late 1970s."
https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2021/02/the-republican-party-is-now-in-its-end-stages/618132/ - that is quite a comparison
Started listening to Cooper Dooper podcast, a Twin Peaks companion podcast going through episode by episode.
Very well done, but I am in the original show and am still worried about getting into new Twin Peaks... I really, REALLY hated that, but let's see if they can make me believe.
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