I’m going to put on Glorious Din’s Leading Stolen Horses, and queue up some other punk. Don’t let people tell you not to be angry. Confusion to our enemies. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BEb6ZcnTY0Q
To no-one’s surprise, Keybase will stop distributing the Lumen cryptocurrency to their users because of all the fake, spam, and fradulent accounts registering for them. https://keybase.io/a/i/r/d/r/o/p/spacedrop2019
Anil Dash on rationing links: https://blog.magicalgirl.party/2019/12/10/anil-dash-on.html
[Do you engage in rent-seeking behavior by trademarking a term in common usage](https://www.theverge.com/2019/12/9/21003455/chooseco-choose-your-own-adventure-itch-io-trademark-infringement-takedown-notices?
Yes (go to p. 53)
No (go to p. 71)
Facebook has focused engineering efforts on ad-blocker countermeasures.
Meanwhile, Facebook does nothing about ads that cause harm, such as spreading misinformation about PrEP. https://www.dylanpaulus.com/2019-11-24-how-fb-avoids-adblockers/
I’m turning to Punk to get through this horrible time in our history, and this new track from Algiers is what I needed today. https://afropunk.com/2019/12/algiers-return-with-a-punk-anthem-for-2019-void/
The SFWA names Lois McMaster Bujold as the 36th Damon Knight Grand Master.
Rather than continuing to procrastinate on this conference talk proposal, I put a bunch of covers of This Must be the Place on a playlist. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_wWlgKGxU_Y&list=PL_U1LQ4ArA-OJp_HyZ_sehHsFZzS5pGqE
Car Seat Headrest + Naked Giants’ version of This Must be the Place (Naive Melody) is another wonderful cover. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_wWlgKGxU_Y
Nobody told me about this version of Naive Melody! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6qWJPglDkB0
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