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The Ugly Side of the Newspaper Industry

Two stories from this week:

Quote - Jun 26, 2020

Story from yesterday:

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Hacker News thread started yesterday that now contains over 500 comments.

Links and Notes - Fri, Jun 26, 2020

Weather radio alarm sounding ... Cle NWS issued Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Lucas County and other counties.

Links and Notes - Sat, Jun 27, 2020

This afternoon was warm, humid, and sunny. Summer weather.

Roasting Coffee Beans - Jun 28, 2020

Earlier in the month or the end of last month, I roasted the last of our green coffee beans. Sometimes, I roast, and other times, I buy roasted coffee beans from the West Toledo coffee shop and roasting business called Almost Human, formerly know ...

Swainson's Thrush Sang Around our Home in Late June

At 6:03 a.m. this morning, Sunday, June 28, 2020, a Swainson's Thrush sang at least six times, along the west side of our house. I was still in bed. I had window fan set to low, yet I was still able to hear the bird clearly. It must have been in ...

Links and Notes - Mon, Jun 29, 2020

It's a sunny, warmish morning. Barney and I walked for 30 minutes this morning. Our walks have been shorter in recent days due to the warmer weather. On this morning's walk, I heard an INBU sing again, along the Tiff Ditch spring-fed stream, loca ...

Common Gateway Interface on Gemini

Back on May 13, 2020, I learned about the Gemini application layer protocol.

Links - Tue, Jun 30, 2020

FBI Arrested Four Toledo City Council Members

In this case, this was not local media, holding our local elected officials accountable. This was a law enforcement probe.

Links and Notes - Tue, Jun 30, 2020

Warm, sunny but pleasant day. But today and tomorrow will be cool, compared to what's forecast. Jeesh. Hopefully this upcoming blast of heat will be the worst part of the summer.

Links and Notes - Wed, Jul 1, 2020

Toledo Express Airport (KTOL) Jul 1, 2020 2:52 pm EDT Weather : Fair Temperature : 87 F Humidity : 42% Wind Speed : E 10 mph Barometer : 29.96 in Dewpoint: 61 F Visibility : 10.00 statute miles Heat Index : 87 F

Text Gemini Markup

Gemini Markup supports:

Internet and Gemini

Even though we use the terms "internet" and "web" interchangeably, the technologies are dissimilar.

Social Media is a Weapon and not a Toy

This should be a "quote" type of post.

Links and Notes - Fri, Jul 3, 2020

The forecast for the next seven days is horrible, in my opinion. I suppose some people enjoy this weather. Our temps are forecast to be in the mid-90s through at least next Friday. This will be one of the longest stretches of hot weather that we ...

Castor Gemini Client

Tracking some issues that I have discovered.

Links - Sun, Jul 5, 2020

Toledo Express Airport (KTOL)

Toledo Police Officer Killed in the Line of Duty

Shortly after Midnight on Sat, Jul 4, 2020, Toledo police officer Anthony Dia was shot and killed by an intoxicated man in a parking lot.

Links and Notes - Mon, Jul 6, 2020

A light east wind drift is keeping temps a little cooler near the lake. Toledo Suburban Airport is not super close to the Erie shoreline, but it usually registers a lower temp in the spring and summer when the wind blows from the east quadrant.

Links and Notes - Wed, Jul 8, 2020

Forgot to post this statement from this afternoon.

Making Web Feeds More Obvious to Readers

The original title for this post contained the word "Web" ahead of the word "Feeds," but this post also discusses feed usage on the new Gemini application layer protocol. The URL slug, however, for this post still contains the word "web."

Links and Notes - Thu, Jul 9, 2020

A cell formed recently over western Wood County. The cells today are moving slowing to the northeast.

Quote - Jul 9, 2020

HN thread started yesterday, titled "Reddit's website uses DRM for fingerprinting."

Links - Thu, Jul 9, 2020




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Project Gemini is an application layer protocol that was launched in 2019. Gemini sits between Gopher and the web, although Gemini leans more toward Gopher. Gemini is a slightly enhanced and more secure version of Gopher. Gemini's markup language ...

Crochet Patterns to Try

I've been pondering these patterns for a long time. I'll store them and more here.

Links and Notes - Fri, Jul 10, 2020

Barney and I walked for 30 minutes this morning. We started late, around 8:00 a.m. It was sunny, warm, and muggy, during our walk.

Big Tech vs Big Media

In this battle, I root for nobody, except maybe mutual self-destruction, which would probably benefit humanity.

Journalist Accidentally Approves of the Newspaper Industry's Demise

Move my post to here, which has a more appropriate headline, in my opinion.

Journalist Accidentally Explains the Newspaper Industry's Demise

In the past week or two, Big Media/Publishing/Whatever has been riled in two soap opera dramas. One against Big Tech, and the other against itself.

Links - Sun, Jul 12, 2020


Links - Tue, Jul 14, 2020


Links and Notes - Tue, Jul 14, 2020

Today is another nice day. We've enjoyed decent weather Friday through today.

Links and Notes - Wed, Jul 15, 2020

Barney and I walked for 28 minutes this morning. We started about 8am, which was later than our normal start time of recent weeks. It's a little warm this morning.

Delicious white tea that Aunt Amy got for me as a Christmas gift in Decembe

Delicious white tea that Aunt Amy got for me as a Christmas gift in December 2019.

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