energy, local politics
A solid GOP township up north approves utility scale solar. Meanwhile, "progressive" Ann Arbor bans ground mount solar in places it is legal to build a garage & neighboring Pittsfield Township blocks utility solar at an airport next to a Costco because of "views."
This photo of Dr Bouman deserves to be one of the classic images in physics. Amazing to capture the first glimpse. Such a genuine response
Congratulations to Katie Bouman to whom we owe the first photograph of a black hole ever. Not seeing her name circulate nearly enough in the press.
Amazing work. And here’s to more women in science (getting their credit and being remembered in history) 💥🔥☄️
The Ann Arbor Townie Calendar is a thing that has a number of important dates on it, including home football games, art fair, the car show, and other things that are useful to know. You can subscribe to it here https://calendar.google.com/calendar?cid=OXA2NHByYnAwdDRtMDFqcGFqbWoyMDZjcGNAZ3JvdXAuY2FsZW5kYXIuZ29vZ2xlLmNvbQ
Wrote a little thing to auto-archive older entries in Feedbin, helping avoid stress induced by an ever-growing RSS reading backlog:
@twbrandt MoldPro remediated mold in my attic; they seemed highly recommended and were also reasonably priced IIRC
@Erich and that’s in 1989 dollars!
New blog post: It's Not Just You https://www.harihareswara.net/sumana/2019/03/21/0
fiddly expensive-if-you-make-a-mistake labor has emerged or shifted onto the middle class's shoulders, without commensurate logistical, psychological, or financial support for that shift
FB stored passwords in plaintext for years. Because of course they did. https://krebsonsecurity.com/2019/03/facebook-stored-hundreds-of-millions-of-user-passwords-in-plain-text-for-years/
Hey local Masto folk, library fans, and infrastructure nerds! You guys really should check out the latest 99% Invisible podcast: titled "Palaces for the People." All about shared community space, and especially libraries.
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