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when i sneak my cell into stanford theatre and the lady, who is cool with almost falling off a ladder for minimum wage when she changes the names on the marquee, asks me not to use my cell, marshall mcluhan, noam chomsky and more

No sour grapes for Napa billionaire

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Twitter as a bulwark of Democracy

Malcolm Gladwell in conversation with Walter Isaacson on Amanapouor show, regarding his book on the technology of bombers in World War II and the burning of Tokyo and other cities he says 10 years ago we thought Twitter would help … Continue reading

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After beeple ‘Everydays’

Trigger warning I sent this image to a NYT freelancer then realized it documents the fact that about a week after I got the Johnson vaccination I took 2 pictures of my thighs because I was worried that I had … Continue reading

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Maybell aka ‘Orchard Park’ now epicenter for Palo Alto, Silicon Valley and civilization as we know it, according to the Chron

  Lauren Hepler of The Chron has a Page 1 story about Palo Alto and housing equity, pegged to the new homes hitting the market at the controversial Maybell site in South Palo Alto. Check back as I update about … Continue reading

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Sweded two minute take on San Jose’s Joy Dawn Hackett doing bubble version of Esperanza Spalding ‘Ebony and Ivy’

While this was loading I was checking out the original versions: reminds me of early Stew and The Negro Problem which became “Passing Strange” plus Enorchestra Brian Eno “Taking Tiger Mountain” plus Nicole Mitchell / Lisa Harris “Earth Seed” based … Continue reading

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Kudos to Ann Killion of the Chron for her support of gay sporting life on The Farm

Tagged: Justin Lui, Davis Mills, Gary Floyd From: mark weiss <earwopa@yahoo.com>To: “akillion@sfchronicle.com” <akillion@sfchronicle.com>Sent: Wednesday, December 23, 2020, 11:17:18 AM PSTSubject: Well hungGay Chinese Canadian volleyball players at Stanford? I wonder if the creepy 63 yo Chinese math professor who liked to shower with wrestlers … Continue reading

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Lou Grant endorses Greg Tanaka for Congress

A local newspaper — the worser of the two, which is like saying shingles is worse than asymptomatic herpes, at least in the short term — says that Greg Tanaka is running for Congress, to unseat or succeed Anna Eshoo. … Continue reading

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When Harpo played his harp it was a mystery

I got a post card from Jonathan Richman and it stopped me dead in my tracks, to take out my handheld computer and order #4 on his bandcamp bundle. I had to pulldown my mask to make this happen. When … Continue reading

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The Times says these three people are not people but CGI, AI androids or what nots

I don’t know if I violate copyright by freeze framing or capturing these human type faces in the times story about AI — Havent’ read the small print. Reminds me of Philik K Dick or movies thereof. Reminds me of … Continue reading

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My notes on an Os Elliott lecture from October, 1985 VS ‘Six Degrees of Separation’

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