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See, it was necessary to kill Napster because if musicians were going to be robbed of any profits for media, it should be corporations driving the getaway car

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For #ValentinesDay, here’s an old poem; as old as they get, in fact.

It’s considered to be the world’s oldest surviving love poem, written 1.5 million years ago by one of our earliest ancestors, homo unrequitus.

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Streetpass, a new favourite extension.
It glows when you browse a personal website from an author with an account on the fediverse.
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"The true work of art leads us from that which exists only once and never again, i.e. the individual, to that which exists perpetually and time and time again in innumerable manifestations, the pure form or Idea;" - Schopenhauer, On the Suffering of the World

"Just because you’ve been using your time in a particular way for a long time doesn’t mean you need to keep doing that." - Seth Godin, seths.blog/2024/01/the-best-po

Seth has a way with words

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All engineering is reverse engineering if you document things poorly enough.

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Delete the adjectives and you’ll have the facts. - Harper Lee

"I made no resolutions for the New Year. The habit of making plans, of criticizing, sanctioning and molding my life, is too much of a daily event for me." - Anaïs Nin

For oft, when on my couch I lie
In vacant or in pensive mood,
They flash upon that inward eye
Which is the bliss of solitude;|

I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud
By William Wordsworth

poetryfoundation.org/poems/455

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"Ghost Apples" are a phenomenon happening when freezing rain coats rotting apples before they fall.

When the rotting apple becomes mushy, it falls out of the bottom leaving its icy shell behind.

These ghost apples were spotted in Michigan.

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Normalize saying "I don’t know enough about the topic to be able to comment."

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Today’s poem is for anyone opening the first window of their advent calendar this morning.

It’s called ‘The Good Old Days’.

"Your first design, while it may seem like a solution, is usually just an early definition of the problem you are trying to solve." - LukeW - lukew.com/ff/entry.asp?2036

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Good morning from Tokyo. Had 9hrs sleep last night. Most I've had in about three weeks or more. In Yokohama late afternoon, shooting an artist friend's show. Looking forward to that.

Whatever you're up to, have a great Sunday.

Love & peace

❤️👍🌈🙏

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This is so embarrassing, but it seems that you have mistaken me for that other person on the internet who likes to argue with random people.

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I'm thinking of blocking access to content on my site to anyone not running an ad blocker.

Thoughts?

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