Grim reading

Three long reads – or at least bookmark: EFF’s “Behind the One-way Mirror” – Damn. How you are tracked, in grim detail. Privacy International explains how the cops/feds/ICE extract everything from your phone. It’s out there – the Republicans tried Bluetooth beacons in signage and geofencing to target abortion locations. Takeaways? Install pi-hole at home, […]

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You should buy a PurpleAir air quality monitor

Check this out: In July of 2018 I paid $244 to a company called Adrionics for a chunk of PVC stuffed with electronics, the PA-II: It’s a sophisticated, lab-grade piece of hardware – twin laser-based light scattering particulate sensors, and it measures how much junk is in your air. In particular (a pun I am […]

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An random Sunday morning will find us at the Hillcrest farmers market. Been going for about 14 years now.

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Wide angle

So a few months ago I bought macro and wide lenses from Moment for my iPhone X. They work great and I was hoping to get a few years from them but Apple changed the 11 and to everyone’s surprise added wide. It’s great! Here’s normal and wide at work. Conveys place well. And nothing […]

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