2022-04-27: Proof of Life

Here’s a random assortment of things and thoughts from the last few days.

Comments: No

I might be posting this to make sure—after a declaration of I’m going to blog more”—that I get at least one post up within a week.

Exceeding expectations by lowering them.

Here’s a random assortment of things and thoughts from the last few days.

Glad we’re not with Fidelity

If you want to see how bad things are going, I recommend following Web3 is going just great.

Fidelity plans to allow people to put retirement savings into Bitcoin”

The short version: Fidelity Investments wants to offer crypto for retirement savings despite the U.S. Department of Labor’s guidance in March.

Longer version over at Web3 is going just great.

Reminder: These Two are in Congress

First up, Madison Cawthorn is a mess. This could be a full-time gig. He keeps playing one-upmanship with himself.

The whole I was invited to an orgy” thing was blasted out of the news cycle when Cawthorn got busted for driving with a revoked license.

Then he took the position of calling Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky a thug” and suggested the Ukrainian government was evil.

Then Cawthorn tried to board a plane with a loaded handgun—for the second time.

Coming full circle, you must wonder if he took them up on the invitation.

Next up is Marjorie Taylor Greene who’s showing a solid grasp of what she’s talking about in this New York Times piece on the ongoing January 6 investigation.

In our private chat with only Members, several are saying the only way to save our Republic is for Trump to call for Marshall law,” Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene, Republican of Georgia, wrote to Mr. Meadows on Jan. 17, 2021, misspelling the word martial.”

Will the real insurrectionists please stand up?


This is a great idea—tight fluid macro videos of inks and soaps. I might have to loop this on a second display in the office.

Velocity by Vadim Sherbakov:

Via: https://kottke.org

It takes me back to this shoot for Duke University Press so long ago: Smoke. No Mirrors. Which now reminds me I need to go back and redesign that site.

Finally, a picture, because why not. Took this at my in-laws back on Easter.

Up next 2022-04-20: Getting back to it. Nine Inch Nails at Red Hat: An Evening Out
Latest posts Things I Read: 2024-05-02 Not the worst advice The Eclipse Hangover is Real No Man Two today from Apple news—macro and micro. Proof of Life: 2024-03-14 Closing F1’s Velvet Curtain Crabby Mashing the Button Media Diet 2024-02-08 Dumbest Chase Scene Nomination: Reacher S2E5 Here we go—again. Leave the World Behind 1282 Media Diet for July 8, 2023 An Ode to My GR1 Would you like to play a game? A Spacey Kind of Day What do these things have in common? 2022-10-11: Proof of Life 2022-09-30 11:00: Proof of Life This is the best bad idea we have. Today’s Earworm(s): 2022-07-12 Edition Denial is not just a river in Egypt 2022-06-23 2022-06-22 Burn'em Nine Inch Nails at Red Hat: An Evening Out 2022-04-27: Proof of Life 2022-04-20: Getting back to it. 2022-04-06: Proof of Life