Being “Volun-told” to offer up Eco-Lenten reflection


This past Sunday night, I was asked in a Zoom Meeting of a Church Community I have been attending, since soon after the pandemic began, if I might provide some reflection on the Ecological angles for Lent. As that meeting had been taking place, and the group leader/facilitator Joe Webb was asking participants about how they might contribute (as he Continue Reading

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Facebook failing content creators who assumed their content was easily retrievable


Facebook has really botched user friendliness, for anyone who wished to search for something in their own timeline. That’s pathetic. It’s bad enough that users don’t really have access to their own timeline data without having a PhD level technical degree in the Facebook graph (and even then, their idea of what data belongs to the user who is the Continue Reading

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Keeping vigilant about online community possibilities and tools


I’ve often mused about where we might be in Electric Vehicles if we had started back when the Ecological Crisis was brought to the public attention in a big way. (There WAS an early EV that was produced and leased to people back in the early 90’s, but that effort was “mysteriously” (or, NOT so mysteriously) stopped and literally torn Continue Reading

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Buying time for something better


“It’s clearer than ever that Donald Trump won’t be stopped with a scoop—neither will his militias, his lawyers, or his 50,000 “poll watchers.” The worst-case scenario is apocalyptic. The best-case scenario buys the next generation time to try for something better.” — Jeff Sharlet in https://ift.tt/30iMHAJ The 2020 Election Isn’t About Idealism. It’s About Survival It’s clearer than ever that Continue Reading

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