Author Archives: Paul

Professional software engineer; enthusiast / advanced amateur photographer; (Apple) / Mac / iOS guy; partially omniscient, witty, tech geek; hooligan; user of 'adult language'; 37?!?; rock / blues / jazz fan; skeptic; and raconteur (...and ESRI).

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“No one questions if beef has protein, and yet they probably don’t recall in the same thought that cows eat grass.” —Julieanna Hever & Ray Cronise Plant-Based Nutrition, 2d.Ed. (DK Publishing, 2018) p.16. Source: paullandry.micro.blog

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Wall Street Journal: Google collects more data than Facebook, so why aren’t we talking about it? Good question. Source: paullandry.micro.blog

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Remembering Prince

Two years ago today, we lost Prince. The New Yorker’s piece from two years ago is still one of the best “memorials”: Miles Davis, in his autobiography, compared Prince to Duke Ellington; one might be tempted to add Miles himself to that comparison. When we discuss artists so transcendently brilliant and impossibly prolific, their rarities […]

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“If you decide to take a quick ride on a motorcycle or eat nothing but candy for a week, your friends aren’t going to say anything—but try eating a little different, and everyone will be on your dick.” — Penn Jillette, Presto! Source: paullandry.micro.blog

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“I’m like a breakup he can’t get over.” —James Comey on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, 4/17/2018. Source: paullandry.micro.blog

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No Criminal Charges in Prince’s Death

Variety: Carver County attorney Mark Metz said in a press conference on Thursday that Prince died of an accidental fentanyl overdose, and that charges won’t be filed in the investigation into the musician’s death.

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🎶Listening to “The Most Beautiful Girl in the World” by Prince from the album The Gold Experience. #prince #music Source: paullandry.micro.blog

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🎵 Listening to Booty Time by Disco Express (from the motion picture The Adventures of Ford Fairlane). “Unbelievable! I didn’t think anything could cheer me up tonight, Lieutenant, but that… brilliant performance!!!” Source: paullandry.micro.blog

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It always cracks me up to see Iron Man wearing his Black Sabbath t-shirt! Source: paullandry.micro.blog

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As Prince Heirs Stew, Bankers & Lawyers Cash in on Estate

Billboard: As the second anniversary of Prince’s death approaches, his heirs have yet to collect a dollar of his estimated $200 million estate. But bankers, lawyers and consultants have earned millions from it. The long saga to settle the estate provides a cautionary tale about dying without a will, as Prince did when he died […]

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