We Don’t Have a Fake News Problem—We Are the Fake News Problem

Like people pining for the “good old days”, people pine for the days when journalism was not full of fake news and bias, days they probably never existed. ——————————————————————————————————– Fake news is hardly new. In fact, fake news is probably closer to the actual heritage of journalism than truth-telling is. Source: We Don’t Have a …

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Thunderstorm asthma kills 3 in Australia: What is it? – CNN.com

Well, this is midly terrifiying for someone who has asthma and lives in a place that gets lots of thunderstorms ——————————————————— An unusual combination of weather conditions leading to a freak illness known as thunderstorm asthma has left three people dead in Australia. Source: Thunderstorm asthma kills 3 in Australia: What is it? – CNN.com

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How lifelogging will become easy and automatic | Computerworld

I bounce back and force with my opinion on lifelogging,  but this article makes some sense regardless of what your opinion is. Before, only academic supergeeks tracked and recorded everything to achieve a photographic memory. But now you can, too. Source: How lifelogging will become easy and automatic | Computerworld

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Git GUI Client for Windows Mac and Linux | Axosoft GitKraken

I haven’t used this on any platforms other than Linux, but it’s been a really good tool for visualizing my many github repos Axosoft GitKraken is the downright luxurious Git client for Windows, Mac and Linux. Unleash your repo by downloading GitKraken for free now! Source: Git GUI Client for Windows Mac and Linux | …

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More Deleting Twitter

Some “biggish” names have left Twitter: http://www.nytimes.com/2016/11/13/fashion/breaking-up-with-twitter-presidential-election-2016.html http://inessential.com/2016/11/09/on_leaving_twitter http://the-orbit.net/zinniajones/2016/11/yes-im-okay-even-better/ Common reasons are the Twitter culture and what a time waster it is.  In addition, Zinnia Jones receives a lot of abuse on Twitter.   Since I never received any abuse on Twitter and it’s doubtful anyone would have targeted me anyway, I don’t have great standing …

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