Glomar Response


The USNS Hughes Glomar Explorer was a large salvage vessel built by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) for its covert “Project Azorian”—an attempted salvaging of a sunken Soviet submarine.

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Vale article by François Violette


This is the best article I’ve read about Vale, and I learned a few new tricks.

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Friends with Parents Who Can't Cook


When you were a kid, did you ever have friends whose parents couldn’t cook?

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“If your views on other things can be predicted from your views on one thing, you need to be very careful that you’re not in the grip of an ideologue.” — Kevin Kelly

Join the POSSE


POSSE: Publish Own Site, Syndicate Elsewhere

Post content on your own site first, then publish links to that content on social media. See Zach Letherman’s talk at the 2019 JAMstack conf.

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It's the same thing


“When you wake up in the morning, Pooh,” said Piglet at last, “what’s the first thing you say to yourself?”

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Dallas Echomail Hub


Between 1987 and ‘89, FidoNet Echomail routed through a four-node hub system in Dallas, Texas. I was part of that hub, along with Jon, Wynn, and Chuck.

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Adam ruins AI


Adam says it’s all BS. I spend most days writing documentation that explains how to build the systems that run large LLMs. I use them daily, and I think “stochastic parrot” is a good description.

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Call me Nello


I mean… I’m not sure what else to say about that.

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Who said ChatGPT isn't creative?


This is clever.

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For Sale: 2020 Dutchman RV - $29,500


We purchased this Kodiak Ultimate 2921FKDS in October 2022 to use as temporary housing after Hurricane Ian.

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Yeet Elon Musk into the sun. 🚀

Muphry's Law


Muphry’s Law is the editorial application of the better-known Murphy’s Law.

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