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).

Friday 8th of February 2019

R.I.P. Albert Finney. Albert Finney, five-time Oscar nominee, dead at 82 Source: paullandry.micro.blog

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Trump’s Work Days Are Mostly Empty

Dan Friedman at Mother Jones: President Donald Trump claims he is working hard as president. His private schedules suggest otherwise. On Sunday, Axios published Trump’s private schedules for almost every working day since the midterm elections of November 2018. The documents show the president has spent a whooping 60 percent of his work days during […]

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Wednesday 30th of January 2019

“Alright, but apart from the sanitation, the medicine, education, wine, public order, irrigation, roads, the fresh water system, and public health, what have the Romans ever done for us?” Source: paullandry.micro.blog

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Trump’s behavior regarding Russia has always presented a serious security concern

Longtime conservative Republican Tom Nichols in USA Today, “All signs point the same way: Vladimir Putin has compromising information on Donald Trump”: Trump’s behavior regarding Russia has always presented a serious security concern. But when Trump fires the director of the FBI, and then brags about it to actual Russians, only the most stupid or […]

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Monday 7th of January 2019

“I’m Penn Jillette, and along with all the Moxie Games event organizers, hosts and commentators, we thank you for watching. This has been a Moxie Games production: the worldwide leader in… this type of stuff.” The Moxie Games on ESPN Source: paullandry.micro.blog

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Thursday 3rd of January 2019

Disney•Pixar: Meet Ducky (voice of Keegan-Michael Key) and Bunny (voice of Jordan Peele) in this new teaser trailer for Toy Story 4. See the film in theatres June 21, 2019. Can’t wait!!! Source: paullandry.micro.blog

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Even the Apprentice Producers had to Struggle to Make Trump–and His Decisions–Seem Coherent

Daniel Politi writing at Slate: “[Trump] had just gone through I don’t know how many bankruptcies. But we made him out to be the most important person in the world. It was like making the court jester the king.” Bill Pruitt, a producer on the show, said, “We walked through the offices and saw chipped […]

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Thursday 27th of December 2018

Ok, so 3 days in and I can see that I’ll soon be acclimated to the Touch Bar, I love—LOVE—being able to unlock my MacBook Pro with Touch ID or my Apple Watch, but I don’t know if I’ll ever get used to the butterfly keyboard…Ugh! Source: paullandry.micro.blog

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Merry Christmas, indeed.

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NextDraft: Fallible

Dave Pell at NextDraft on the Chicago Tribune’s report that over 500 Catholic priests accused of sexual abuse have yet to be publicly identified by the Catholic Church: We’ve become desensitized by the vast number of these stories. But keep in mind, we’re talking about the number of perpetrators. The number of victims is much, […]

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