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Jul 19, 2024: I don’t believe you. #OTD 2008

Jul 19, 2024: Adventure ahead #OTD 2015

Jul 18, 2024: A Sense of Belonging. A lovely little post by @alexskunz@mas.to on how he’s rooted himself to San Diego County. I’ve “grown roots” here also through …

Jul 18, 2024: Tech has no answers for you: These are the people who think the best things that have happened over the last fifteen years have come out of Silicon …

Jul 18, 2024: Local mascot poses for tourist photos. OTD 2007

Jul 18, 2024: But…that’s a name.

Jul 17, 2024: Little Bighorn, OTD in 2007.

Jul 17, 2024: Wouldn’t mind being here right now. OTD 2006

Jul 17, 2024: Blackwell School National Historic Site became the 430th official National Park unit today—a worthy addition. I visited Blackwell School twice …

Jul 16, 2024: Privacy matters

Jul 16, 2024: Scott’s Bluff, Nebraska, an important landmark on the Oregon, California, and Pony Express Trails (in fact, the second-most referred to landmark in …

Jul 16, 2024: Independence Pass, Colorado, one year ago today.

Jul 16, 2024: Reflections from the past

Jul 16, 2024: America the Beautiful

Jul 15, 2024: JCProbably has a useful tip on keeping a book past its due date for those using Libby.

Jul 15, 2024: The desert, illuminated.

Jul 14, 2024: Sunrise, two years ago today. 😍

Jul 14, 2024: Are there any travel blogs here on MB? Looking for some blogging inspiration…

Jul 14, 2024: One year ago today, we visited this seemingly mundane rear parking lot in Laramie, Wyoming. Why? Because on Sep 6, 1870, in the rough vicinity of this …

Jul 13, 2024: Missouri State Capitol (#OTD 2021)

Jul 12, 2024: I visited some forks on this day three years ago.

Jul 12, 2024: This is NOT the spirit of true twineballing 🧶 (OTD in 2021)

Jul 12, 2024: Following the lead of several others, I wrote about the 15 Books that Most Impacted Me. What an interesting self-reflective exercise—you should do the …

Jul 11, 2024: Eroded.

Jul 11, 2024: I ran into this guy near Castle Hot Springs on this day nine years ago. He seemed like a real ass.

Jul 10, 2024: Seventeen years ago today, I visited the remains of my first WWII Japanese internment camp—Minidoka in Idaho—a decade or so we decided to visit them …

Jul 10, 2024: Twelve years ago today, a pensive marmot and I enjoyed this vista in Rocky Mountain National Park.

Jul 10, 2024: I wrote a bit about why I don’t delete a bunch of my “throwaway” photos: In Defense of Not Deleting Photos.

Jul 8, 2024: 🧐

Jul 8, 2024: I wrote this piece for a magazine that doesn’t seem to be around anymore, so I’m republishing it: rscottjones.com/where-i-g… …

Jul 8, 2024: In 2012, I was headed to a family reunion outside of Denver, but instead decided to fly to KC and then drive across Kansas to get there. I could hit …

Jul 6, 2024: We visited the Atomic Legacy Cabin in Grand Junction five yrs ago today, as part of our quest to visit the major sites of the Manhattan Project. This …

Jul 6, 2024: The Gunnison River in Colorado, on this day in 2019.

Jul 5, 2024: Five years ago today, I enjoyed #FootPathFriday with some new friends.

Jul 5, 2024: #opcOnThisDay in 2018, I rode a sidecar all the way to the Republic of Molossia. Quite the journey. Sadly, we didn’t have an appointment and the …

Jul 5, 2024: Ran across this six years ago today near Virginia City, Nevada. And I am still confused.

Jul 4, 2024: Thanks for the postcard, @Pmount. Funny that we just missed ya! #OnePostcard

Jul 4, 2024: We stopped by Coal Mine Canyon #opcOnThisDay in 2017.

Jul 4, 2024: #opcOnThisDay in 2018, we finally made it to the Black Rock Desert-High Rock Canyon Emigrant Trails National Conservation Area, which *has got* to be …

Jul 3, 2024: My buddy Brian is in American Samoa, and closing in on finishing his own quest to visit all 400+ National Park units. He’s now at 427/429, with …

Jul 3, 2024: I officially adopted a new quest #opcOnThisDay in 2018: scenic driving all 22 major paved passes over the Sierra Nevada mountain range! Here’s a shot …

Jul 3, 2024: Candleview (Bandalier National Monument, July 3 2016)

Jul 3, 2024: Early Twitter: the golden age of social-to-IRL community Early Twitter was amazing for social community building—the absolute golden era of social media, imo. I was reminded of that when I ran across some …

Jul 3, 2024: I ran across an “easter egg” in a DeLorme Atlas & Gazetteer for Arizona eight years ago today. Apparently, every DeLorme state atlas …

Jul 3, 2024: Hey, it’s a #WaterfallWednesday photo from #opcOnThisDay in 2017, a thin strand viewed from the Million Dollar Highway in Colorado. #twofer

Jul 3, 2024: Ten years ago today, I was hiking in the Phoenix Mountains Preserve when a haboob blew thru.

Jul 2, 2024: Today’s #TentViewTuesday comes from Saturday morning at Bonito Campground in the Coconino #NationalForest in #Arizona. #camping

Jul 2, 2024: The two most likely vehicle problems are flat tires and dead batteries. Both of these are usually easily fixable. Have a spare tire, a way to fix a …

Jul 2, 2024: Sharing Sequoia From a post nine years ago today: Later today, I’m making a return visit to Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks. Sequoia is a special …

Jul 1, 2024: Blue Mesa, Petrified Forest #NationalPark, #opcOnThisDay in 2016.

Jul 1, 2024: I met this cool ass dude #opcOnThisDay in 2017 in Utah.

Jul 1, 2024: Jumping way back to 2006 for this #MountainMonday shot from Rocky Mountain National Park. ☀︎ #Colorado #NationalParks

Jun 30, 2024: National Forest sunset

Jun 30, 2024: Hand-carved with love at our USFS campground

Jun 30, 2024: The appropriate way to watch a sunset over the San Francisco Peaks is from a tailgate with some fancy ice cream.

Jun 30, 2024: Loved this fun dark shark-shaped cloud last night, set against a fading sunset background.

Jun 29, 2024: …then stopped by an old house on a rock…

Jun 29, 2024: Camped at the edge of a lava flow last night…

Jun 29, 2024: Morning view.

Jun 29, 2024: Yesterday’s evening view from an International Dark Sky Park

Jun 29, 2024: Always a view to appreciate when youre escaping Phoenix temps.

Jun 28, 2024: Today's #FootPathFriday is from Jupiter Inlet Outstanding Natural Area in Florida, one of the few BLM sites located in the East.

Jun 28, 2024: #opcOnThisDay in 2019, I completed my decades-long quest to visit all 400+ national parks in the US with an all day boat tour in Glacier Bay National …

Jun 28, 2024: Today is the 55th anniversary of the Stonewall riots, a series of protests often credited as the defining event that launched the gay rights movement. …

Jun 27, 2024: Enjoying the view

Jun 27, 2024: Baggage Claim

Jun 27, 2024: I wrote a short ode to Sonoran Desert National Monument, a half-a-million-acre chunk of undeveloped and overlooked public lands outside of the …

Jun 26, 2024: Three murals in Belfast from 2001.

Jun 26, 2024: The Equality House (Topeka, Kansas)

Jun 26, 2024: #WaterfallWednesday

Jun 26, 2024: Surprised in Alaska, five years ago today Also five years ago today, two of my friends surprised me in Alaska, flying up to be there when I finished my national parks quest. Here we are that …

Jun 26, 2024: Love this “cloud shadow” around Mt Edgecumbe, from five years ago today.

Jun 26, 2024: “No one should be at the mercy of an algorithm they don’t control, which was not designed to safeguard their interests” — António Guterres, United …

Jun 25, 2024: I read something that really pissed me off and I had to quickly write this before I went to bed. I’ll edit and clean it up tomorrow, but …

Jun 25, 2024: Classic

Jun 25, 2024: Today’s #TentViewTuesday is from a June 2022 weekend #camping trip to Idyllwild #California. It was intended to introduce one of my Phx friends to one …

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Jun 24, 2024: One of the fun things I used to do was have my postcards “experience” my trip before I mailed them. So I’d dip a corner of it into …

Jun 24, 2024: We spent #opcOnThisDay in 2018 with some friends at the North Rim of the Grand Canyon, then stopped at Lees Ferry, and got #LostNeededDirections in …

Jun 24, 2024: This #MountainMonday comes to you from the rim of Aniakchak Crater in Alaska.

Jun 24, 2024: Go home river, you’re drunk!

Jun 24, 2024: One useful thing about writing online is that sometimes you end up writing for your future self. I just ran across a public note I wrote three years …

Jun 24, 2024: Here’s a short video of our flight back from Aniakchak, taken near Upper Ugashik Lake looking southeast towards the Aleutians. Just gorgeous …

Jun 24, 2024: Visiting Aniakchak Crater Five years ago today, I finally made it to the least visited national park unit in the country, Aniakchak National Monument, a collapsed volcanic …

Jun 23, 2024: If you’re traveling in July and want to participate in my free postcard exchange, please sign up by Thursday! #travel #postcards

Jun 23, 2024: On this day in 2018, we stopped at Edge of the World Brewing in the remote and infamous polygamist town of Colorado City near the Arizona/Utah border. …

Jun 23, 2024: Don’t ask me why, but back in 2015, my buddy Wayne and I decided to adopt a quest to visit all the sketchy Chinese restaurants in a certain …

Jun 22, 2024: This is one of the elevated walkways and bear gates in Katmai National Park that help keep humans out of the way of grizzlies.

Jun 22, 2024: What are 5 interesting things about you? I posted mine, but I’d love to read yours too.

Jun 22, 2024: Checking out a new brewery—Pinnacle Brewing up near the Scottsdale airpark—while getting some work done. Nice location and vibes, beer is meh, funny …

Jun 22, 2024: Five years ago today, we were able to visit Brooks Falls. We were very early in the season, but had optimized our timing around getting to Aniakchak …

Jun 21, 2024: On this day in 2015

Jun 21, 2024: On This Day in 2019, I met my doppelgänger in the remote fishing village of Naknek, Alaska.

Jun 21, 2024: A few photos from last night’s moonlight paddle. It’s always great to get on the river, and especially so with a bright moon.

Jun 20, 2024: Squiggles, squiggles, and more squiggles #opcOnThisDay in 2019. #Alaska

Jun 20, 2024: I updated my /now page so that it displays the latest /now update from a new “now updates” post category. That makes it easier to archive old updates …

Jun 19, 2024: I just unlocked a new hell: being blocked in by a driverless waymo that wouldn’t move until its customer—very belatedly—finally got in the car. I …

Jun 19, 2024: It was 120° in Phoenix on this day in 2016, so I showed up to my friend’s pool party wearing every warm layer I own. Come on guys, it’s a dry heat! 😂

Jun 19, 2024: I’m removing comments, pingbacks, and webmentions from my website in favor of what I’m calling Webnotes. rscottjones.com/webnotes/

Jun 18, 2024: I briefly played “Captain Scott” On This Day in 2009 during a rafting trip down the Colorado River through McInnis Canyon NCA in western …

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Jun 18, 2024: Most of you here probably use some form of text replacement, but many of my friends do not. So I wrote this primarily for them, but maybe …

Jun 18, 2024: A few snapshots from a work rafting trip down the San Juan River in Utah - On This Day in 2013.

Jun 18, 2024: I would pay 2x as much for a fast and responsive kindle.

Jun 17, 2024: I wrote about the 30% tax I pay for many of my friendships.

Jun 17, 2024: Ran across my Aug 2019 post about Visiting America’s most obscure National Monument in San Antonio, Texas. You probably haven’t heard of this …

Jun 17, 2024: On This Day back in 2017, I visited what was then-claimed to be the World’s largest and, perhaps, oldest living organism. While it’s since …

Jun 16, 2024: Ten photos from our spectacular bush flight into Lake Clark National Park & Preserve - On This Day in 2019.

Jun 16, 2024: Moving goods—three major transportation systems in view: rail, highway, river. (Shot near Cape Girardeau, Missouri in April 2024)

Jun 16, 2024: Amid all these new slash pages, it’s become clear that we’ve somehow missed an obvious one. So I added it to my own site.

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Jun 15, 2024: I’ve seen this shared this quite a bit recently, and for good reason. Your dishwasher is better than you think (tips, tricks, and how they work)

Jun 15, 2024: May you be happy & kind (Throckmorton, Texas, April 2024)

Jun 15, 2024: My pal Randy runs one of the few true outdoor adventure blogs around. Nearly every week, he posts new trip reports, accompanied by excellent …

Jun 15, 2024: Alaska has the least impressive state capitol building of all. It’s just a random looking office building with a small park across the street. …

Jun 14, 2024: Let’s play the game “Guess Where We Are Going to Land”

Jun 14, 2024: Ten photos from our flight from Juneau to Yakutat, Alaska AKA, “always choose the window seat” - On This Day in 2019.

Jun 14, 2024: It's pretty hard to lose the trail on the way to Pelican Beach in #PuertoRico. #FootPathFriday

Jun 14, 2024: It’s not a blog per se, but my buddy (and Podcast Hall of Famer) Evo personally curates a great list of audio fiction podcasts that have …

Jun 14, 2024: Ten photos from last night’s sunset paddle down the Lower Salt River.

Jun 13, 2024: I get a fraction of the robocalls + confirmation text msgs since my dad died. It’s crazy how often my phone would buzz with some sort of medical …

Jun 13, 2024: Backcountry badassery, or an immersive experience? This has been one of the most cited posts on my website since I published it in 2017. And the older …

Jun 13, 2024: I’m finally getting out on the river tonight for a sunset paddle, the first one of the season. Here are a couple shots from this day two years …

Jun 13, 2024: Chances are good that Lou Plummer has already left a nice comment on your blog post, or directed you to a useful app he’s used, or written a …

Jun 13, 2024: Some People with Insomnia Think They’re Awake when They’re Asleep Up All Night? You May Have Actually Been Asleep. You say you haven’t slept all …

Jun 13, 2024: Four years ago today, we camped on the Mogollon Rim and enjoyed this interesting sunset, fueled in part by wildfire smoke. #camping #sunset #arizona

Jun 12, 2024: Brr.fyi provided an interesting glimpse into life in Antarctica. #Junited2024

Jun 12, 2024: #WaterfallWednesday from #Scotland

Jun 12, 2024: Two years ago today, I bought my first house! Oddly, it’s in a retirement community, I’m too young to live there, and we’re barred …

Jun 12, 2024: If you’re interested in travel journaling, here are a bunch of notes I’ve written on the topic. #travel #journaling

Jun 12, 2024: On This Day in 2016, I completed my goal of Visiting 100 National Parks in 100 Days to Celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the National Parks System. I …

Jun 11, 2024: On this day in 2016

Jun 11, 2024: I’ve always enjoyed Alex’s monthly end notes, as well as his epic battles against AI scrapers. So he’s my addition for today’s …

Jun 11, 2024: My buddy Mikah made a poignant, short film about coming out and being yourself, filmed during a rafting trip with his mentor and three other gay …

Jun 11, 2024: #TentViewTuesday with a view of the Superstition Mountains ☀︎ #Arizona #StatePark #camping

Jun 10, 2024: slow.fyi is a handy little microsite that you can insert into a message when you don’t want the recipient to feel pressured to quickly respond. …

Jun 10, 2024: #MountainMonday

Jun 10, 2024: I also bought my wife a fancy pee cloth for dispersed camping trips, so you know…it’s been a helluva day. 😂

Jun 10, 2024: I successfully convinced my friend to bring her family to the World’s Largest Ball of Twine in Kansas and it made my day.

Jun 10, 2024: Another post that’s suddenly popular each summer is my guide to Travel Camping: how to fly and camp in a rental car. We’ve changed out a …

Jun 10, 2024: Every summer, this guide to how to make ice last longer in your cooler is one of my most visited posts. We’ve upgraded a few things since I …

Jun 10, 2024: Every time I hear someone mention colonizing Mars, I think of this (rocking) song. Keep the cc lyrics on, and listen to it twice for the best …

Jun 10, 2024: I wrote about what Analytics for the Personal Web might look like. #indieweb #smallweb #personalweb #blogging

Jun 10, 2024: #opcOnThisDay way back in 2003, I took this photo at Hurricane Ridge in Olympic National Park. At the time, it was one of my most fav photos and it …

Jun 9, 2024: Wait, so Brigham Young used to distill whiskey? Huh. 🥃🐸

Jun 9, 2024: Here’s a map of the Chandler Public Art Tour, which shows the location of murals and other public art throughout #Chandler #Arizona

Jun 9, 2024: I really love Andy Gibb’s monthly Being Outdoors recaps, which are written as though he’s updating you during a casual hike …

Jun 9, 2024: #SilentSunday

Jun 9, 2024: Just added this to the various slash pages I already have on my website: Yet another new kind of /slash page for your website

Jun 8, 2024: If you haven’t perused the personal website of Jeff Bridges (yes, that one), then you should do so right now. It’s a treat, and a reminder …

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Jun 7, 2024: Today’s entry for #Junited2024 is @robertbreen’s poignant post celebrating three years of sobriety—congrats, Robert! His line about how …

Jun 7, 2024: Here’s an unusual #FootPathFriday from Franconia Notch State Park #StatePark #NewHampshire #hiking

Jun 7, 2024: This morning I wondered aloud (well, on my blog really) if Apple could create a new model of the social web by combining personal websites with social …

Jun 7, 2024: I spent #opcOnThisDay in 2019 enjoying some (cooler than June in Phoenix) mountain air up at 9500ft elevation in the Coconino National Forest, …

Jun 6, 2024: Unlike @keenan@social.lol, I’m not killing off my blogroll. But after reading his post, I did realize that I should rebirth it in a different …

Jun 6, 2024: One place I’d actually love to have an LLM is the dictionary/thesaurus app. 1 - “Hey dictionary, what’s a good word for when something is somewhere in …

Jun 6, 2024: I ran across Kev Quirk’s About page and instantly think it’s one of the very best I’ve seen. I love his creative use of a text …

Jun 5, 2024: #WaterfallWednesday #Iceland

Jun 5, 2024: And #opcOnThisDay in 2021, I flew over the river. Here’s what it looks like from the air. This is looking southeast. You can see the edge of Mesa in …

Jun 5, 2024: #opcOnThisDay in 2020, I brought a few friends on a sunset/moonlight paddle. 🌵 #arizona #phoenix #kayaking #NationalForest

Jun 4, 2024: While reading @mlanger@mastodon.world’s post today about taking a photo of her boat in front of the Statue of Liberty, I was reminded that small …

Jun 4, 2024: Is there a good free/cheap service that rolls together a bunch of rss feeds into one “master” version? As I struggle to pull together a …

Jun 4, 2024: Pen Pals. Online, in public. I love it. I first ran across this concept on Jerrod Blundy’s HeyDingus blog, but it looks like he was inspired by …

Jun 4, 2024: I got into minimalism in my 30s and purged half my stuff. But I now see it as a useful, but insufficient, frame for consumer purchases. Less stuff …

Jun 3, 2024: One of the weird—but useful—outcomes of the pandemic is that because my wife and I had to quarantine from each other several times, we created a …

Jun 3, 2024: Homemade music videos I’m a fan of homemade music videos for ridiculous songs. Not the influencer-quality videos you can make today, with a fancy iPhone and great …

Jun 3, 2024: I wrote a post about how our bowling team’s shame trophy came to be. #blogging #bowling #trophy

Jun 2, 2024: PikaPods - Instant Open Source App Hosting looks interesting for some self-hosted apps.

Jun 2, 2024: I ran across this photo I took during a quick fast food stop in a small rural Texas town during a road trip last month. It reminded me of something …

Jun 2, 2024: A genius runs this gas station.

Jun 2, 2024: One of the things I hate most about being sick is that not only do you have to cancel all the fun stuff you might have had planned (as I’ve had to …

Jun 2, 2024: Brendan reposts this every year, and every year I reread it. Make 2024 The Year Of Maximum Enthusiasm - today’s contribution for #Junited

Jun 1, 2024: I ran across Keenan’s 2021 post Hey, so, I think I fucking hate the internet, which is about how I felt about twitter at the time, too. Here’s an …

May 31, 2024: The last six weeks or so have been a crazy blur, and I just realized that I didn’t get a chance to post much from our 6800-mile road trip. Anyway, one …

May 24, 2024: Here are a bunch of ways to get old school Google search results—you know, just the ten blue links.

May 2, 2024: Finally added an /interests page to my website.

Apr 30, 2024: I use RSS as a buffet, not a task list I ran across this (very well done) post on hating RSS feeds yesterday. It’s really well done and I appreciate the underlying notion: rss feeds …

Apr 29, 2024: I’m considering signing up for omg.lol almost entirely for the damn statuslog… Are there any similar solutions I could use to quickly …

Apr 29, 2024: Reposts from my Hey World blog I reposted several posts from Hey World to my personal website. How to make driving across Texas more fun - a quick discussion of how a somewhat …

Apr 27, 2024: Day 27: Surprise for challenges.micro.blog This is Surprise Lake in Aniakchak National Monument, a collapsed caldera in remote Alaska that’s the …

Apr 21, 2024: Day 21 Mountains for challenges.micro.blog: “The Great One”

Apr 18, 2024: Day 18: Mood for challenges.micro.blog

Apr 17, 2024: Day 17: Transcendence for challenge.micro.blog. This is the spot where the mutilated body of a young black boy, Emmett Till—whose crime was being …

Apr 14, 2024: I’m considering abandoning my general Mastodon account (I have another one that solely dedicated to travel/outdoor adventures) and moving everything …

Apr 14, 2024: Shot this from inside my tent in Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument in February. Day 13: Cactus for challenges.micro.blog.

Apr 13, 2024: Day 13: Page (Arizona 😜), for challenges.micro.blog

Apr 11, 2024: Day 11: Sky for challenges.micro.blog

Apr 10, 2024: Day 10: Train for challenges.micro.blog - The most unique train car I’ve seen was this cut-out display at Steamtown NHS in Scranton, PA.

Apr 9, 2024: Question, friends: if you happen across a misplaced slice of crispy bacon on a random sidewalk in your town, does the 5 second apply to the moment it …

Apr 8, 2024: Day 8: Prevention for challenges.micro.blog

Apr 7, 2024: Day 7: “wellbeing” of challenges.micro.blog

Apr 6, 2024: Day 6: “Windy” of challenges.micro.blog When I think windy, I think of the summit of Mt Washington, where they chain down the roofs of buildings and …

Apr 5, 2024: Day 5: Serene of challenges.micro.blog

Apr 3, 2024: Foilage? Yeah, there’s a bit of that green stuff in Samoa… Day 4: Foilage for challenges.micro.blog

Apr 3, 2024: How I Became A Cruiser Bike Guy

Apr 3, 2024: Here’s what it looks like, @amerpie. Downright absurd: I still haven’t posted about it on my website! There’s a multi-layered …

Apr 3, 2024: This is really going to add a wrinkle into those Visit Every Timezone quests! White House directs NASA to develop lunar time standard

Apr 3, 2024: My favorite card. Day 3 of challenges.micro.blog

Apr 2, 2024: Day 2: Flowers for challenges.micro.blog

Mar 24, 2024: I really like the idea of a digital shoebox, for random things you want to hold on to but don’t really fit anywhere else.

Mar 24, 2024: “As I travel, I collect files that people want to let go of. I ask each participant to delete the file they’ve given me, so that the only …

Mar 24, 2024: I have a bunch of Microsoft Streets & Trips .eps files that I’d love to open. Here’s a free online converter and here’s a more …

Mar 23, 2024: Here’s a way to host your own (searchable) archive of your twitter account.

Mar 21, 2024: “AI can’t kill the job of artist, because making art, like playing chess, is an activity people would do even if money didn’t exist. It won’t …

Feb 29, 2024: Where on Earth is Ralf? Every day Ralf travels to a new destination. You have 30 minutes and some helpful hints to locate Ralf on the map.

Feb 27, 2024: Find people to talk to or collaborate with by searching across the /about, /ideas and /now pages of personal websites.

Feb 27, 2024: Are you a digital nomad that wants to maintain your US citizenship? Here are instructions for how to change your residency to South Dakota, which is a …

Jan 11, 2024: Make 2024 The Year You Practice Maximum Enthusiasm!!!!

Jan 10, 2024: Frommers tests then ranks the 10 Best (and Worst) Airfare Search Sites for 2024. Spoiler: the top aggregator spot goes to Momondo.

Jan 9, 2024: Personal relationship management of your social network using plain-text Markdown files. Think of it like a Personal CRM on steroids. You’ll …

Jan 9, 2024: This is a nice little guide to running your own small social network for your friends. I agree with a lot of the advice, especially keeping it small.

Jan 9, 2024: This cut-up comic was a surprisingly entertaining but terrifying read, and has finally made me switch from Chrome to Safari. If you browse the web …

Jan 7, 2024: Yikes! Almost half of British teens self-report feeling addicted to social media study says.

Jan 7, 2024: Businesses around the country are naming themselves "_________ Near Me" (eg, Thai Food Near Me" Barber Near Me, etc) to try to outsmart …

Jan 5, 2024: There should be lots of different, human-scale alternative experiences on the internet that offer up home-cooked, locally-grown, ethically-sourced, …

Jan 5, 2024: Planning on having a campfire or use a gas stove on public lands in California this year? Then you’ll need to get a free campfire permit to do …

Jan 4, 2024: At Long Last, An E-Bike Battery Recycling Program: HungryForBatteries.org. Check the website for local drop-off locations and how to participate. …

Jan 4, 2024: Here’s a useful service that turns an RSS feed into a fediverse account that you can follow to see the latest posts. #rss #mastodon #fedi

Jan 4, 2024: Run your own social: How to run a small social network site for your friends. (I’ve been doing this for a year with OnePhoto.Club)

Jan 4, 2024: The Svalbard Global Seed Vault is a secure backup facility in Norway for the world’s crop diversity, providing long-term storage of duplicates …

Jan 3, 2024: 20 Years Later, the Y2K Bug Seems Like a Joke—Because Those Behind the Scenes Took It Seriously (via Time)

Jan 3, 2024: Using satellite imagery and AI, researchers have mapped human activity at sea with more precision than ever before. The effort exposed a huge amount …

Jan 3, 2024: On the one hand, we’ve grown wary of the so-called attention economy, which, in the name of corporate profits, exploits our psychological …

Jan 2, 2024: Derek Sivers wants to create a Hundred Year Host, so that your personal website can continue long past your death. Meanwhile, Wordpress recently …

Jan 2, 2024: Was the Civil War about slavery? This single page website explains, with easy-to-read references.

Jan 2, 2024: The crux of the NY Times copyright lawsuit is that ChatGPT is fully capable of reproducing text nearly verbatim. The thing is, it is not just text. …

Jan 1, 2024: Because of a reduction in farmland acreage and better household conservation, Arizona now uses 3 percent less water than it did in 1957, despite …

Jan 1, 2024: Lengthening our years by deepening our days: “This reinvestment of attention in present moment experience really makes time seem to slow down—and that …

Jan 1, 2024: “What if every Weird Al song was the original, and every other artist was covering his songs instead? With recent advances in A.I. voice …

Jan 1, 2024: I’m considering using micro.blog instead of wordpress for my shared links website.