2019-09-15 9:09

It is my considered opinion that no article on medical marijuana, CBD, or THC should use the phrase “There is little scientific evidence” without adding “because for decades the federal government prohibited the research that would have produced such evidence.”

2019-09-13 15:14

I looked for @doctorow’s tweet of this (excellent) article, but his twitter feed was so stuffed with retweets of years-ago articles I couldn’t find one.

A phone that knows about you—but doesn’t tell anyone what it knows about you—would be your interface to a better smart city

A smart city should serve its users, not mine their data

Emoji test: 🌸💃🧚‍♀️🧜‍♀️🌸

This is a test to see if emojis show up in post titles and post content. (Emoji functionality seems quite flaky in comments.)

Some emojis: 🌸💃🧚‍♀️🧜‍♀️🌸

(Interesting. They’re there, at least in the preview, but they’re from a different character set than what I see when I paste an emoji from elsewhere. Here’s two I’m typing: 🦔❤️. Yeah: Again not what I see when I pick an emoji via the native special character typing on the Mac; the native Mac hedgehog is facing left rather than forward, and the heart has some fancy tonal shading.)