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).

Saturday 1st of June 2019

Working a little in my home office this morning and just got a phone call—I don’t think I’ve ever before had a phone call ring simultaneously on my iPhone, Apple Watch, iPad, MacBook Pro, iMac, and Mac mini. Wow! Source: paullandry.micro.blog

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Washington Post: Trump’s prized Doral resort is in steep decline, according to company documents, showing his business problems are mounting

David A. Fahrenthold and Jonathan O’Connell: The troubles at Trump Doral — detailed here for the first time, based on documents and video obtained under Florida’s public-records law — suggest the Trump Organization’s problems are bigger than previously known. This is also the first known case in which a Trump Organization representative has publicly acknowledged […]

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Reason Roundup: White House Seeks Social Media Sob Stories from Conservative Snowflakes

Elizabeth Nolan Brown at reason.com: Was someone mean to you on Twitter? The White House wants to know about it. As of Wednesday, a new tool on the White House website allows visitors to report suspected “political bias” from social media companies. “Too many Americans have seen their accounts suspended, banned, or fraudulently reported for […]

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Wednesday 8th of May 2019

Surprise: A viral study is junk science. No, 13 Reasons Why Is Not Making Tons of Teens Commit Suicide “Unfortunately, the study is bunk. […] The problems are myriad.” Source: paullandry.micro.blog

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Remembering the Great Nashville Flood of 2010

Nine years ago today began what has come to be known as “the Great Nashville Flood,” an unexpected weather event which the Army Corps of Engineers described as a “1000-year flood.” In Nashville, the city saw over 13 inches of rain in 36 hours, and the two-day rain totals were nearly 20 inches — more […]

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Measles Case Confirmed in Tennessee, Risk Grows

The Lebanon Democrat: Dr. Tim Jones, the state’s epidemiologist, said even with just one known measles case, the Tennessee Health Department is taking a proactive approach to curtail the spread of the highly contagious, airborne disease. “So far, we’ve only identified one case,” he said. “I will say that I will be shocked if we […]

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Trump tweets about the NFL Draft

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OpEd: Meet the Press? Don’t Bother

Michelle Cottle, writing in the paper of record: Conducting daily briefings was once a core function of the press secretary. The White House put its spin on the news of the day; reporters pushed for more information or clarification. Somewhere in all the give-and-take, the public interest was served. Under President Trump, such sessions have […]

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Sunday 21st of April 2019

Remembering Prince Rogers Nelson 6.7.58 — 4.21.16 #prince #purplerain #purplereign Source: paullandry.micro.blog

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Sunday 21st of April 2019

Happy Esther! Source: paullandry.micro.blog

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