Distance travel must shift to electric power (trains, buses or even cars), but intercity buses are remarkably efficient even on diesel fuel.
More graphics at: http://www.saxifrages.org/eco/show1s/Transportation
My letter to WIRED. I'll re-subscribe again if they commit never to advertise intentionally harmful and addictive products in the future.
On a train on New Year's Eve, so I felt compelled to make a map of my Amtrak travel progress: https://npdoty.name/trains/
Look how excited they are! Here's a video of people yelling "we did it" and "congratulations" in their respective native tongues:
Here's the napkin where all the NIST researchers put their bets on what the final number would be:
Oil portrait of Henry George, that hangs in the National Portrait Gallery.
This weekend is City Nature Challenge!
If you haven't used iNaturalist yet, check it out: just take a picture of a plant or animal you see in the wild and get advice on what species it is.
Here are my observations from a short trip to Maui last weekend, including the Haleakalā Silversword (Argyroxiphium sandwicense ssp. macrocephalum) and a Green Sea Turtle:
@CobaltVelvet when I just logged in on octodon, the 2fa code page was in Chinese, while the rest of the login was en-us, as I'd expected.
When did I last visit __?
A fun exercise, using Google location history data, some code from @firstname.lastname@example.org and some manual calendar reviewing.
A view of my dissertation from my desk:
I study technical standard-setting. I fight for user privacy on the Web. I like wildflowers. I take public transit.
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