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posted at 11:46 am
on Jun. 1, 2017

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I don’t publish on my blog very often.

And this isn’t much of a post.

But John Gruber and Dave Winer, two very smart guys, said a very important thing today, here and here.

And I would have posted it on Facebook, as I’ve done over and over recently.

But that didn’t seem right.

I’m tired of Facebook posts that I can’t format, can’t add links to, can’t archive, can’t search, can’t add images too, that there’s no RSS, that there’s no ability to set a CC license, that Facebook posts don’t show up in google or the internet archive, or use whatever name I want to call myself ...

I like that Facebook doesn’t have spam, and that it’s easy to use, and that you can control access, and I don’t mind that they make some money as they help me keep in touch my friends.

But the tradeoff these days seem too stark, and the things Facebook doesn’t do, or does poorly, or does wrong—there’s lots they could do to be better. There’s so much information buried there, in ways that could be so much more beneficially exposed and shared.

Overheard

“The sad truth is that most evil is done by people who never make up their minds to be good or evil.”

...who said it?

“Almost every American I know does trade large portions of his life for entertainment, hour by weeknight hour, binge by Saturday binge, Facebook check by Facebook check. I’m one of them. In the course of writing this I’ve watched all 13 episodes of House of Cards and who knows how many more West Wing episodes, and I’ve spent any number of blurred hours falling down internet rabbit holes. All instead of reading, or writing, or working, or spending real time with people I love.”

...who said it?

“Live a good life. If there are gods and they are just, then they will not care how devout you have been, but will welcome you based on the virtues you have lived by. If there are gods, but unjust, then you should not want to worship them. If there are no gods, then you will be gone, but will have lived a noble life that will live on in the memories of your loved ones.”

...who said it?

“I play with variables constantly.”

...who said it?

“Only the person who has learned Continual Love coming from a heart of Gratitude/Worship can effectively deal with the problem of loneliness.”

...who said it?

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Amen, brother. The computer internet ain't what it used to be.

 

Posted by Mike
  at 10:45 pm on Nov. 2, 2017

 

 

 

We're having coffee at Nylon Coffee Roasters on Everton Park
in Singapore. I'm having black coffee, he's developing a cappuccino.

They are handsome. Brown hair slicked back, glasses that fit
his face, hazel eyes and the most beautiful lips I've seen. They are nice, with incredible arms as well as a chest that
sticks out for this sweater. We're standing in-front of each other speaking about people, what we
wish for future years, what we're looking for on another person. He starts telling me that he's been rejected loads of times.


‘Why Andrew? You're so handsome. I'd never reject you ', I believe that He smiles at me, biting his lip.


‘Oh, I wouldn't know. Everything happens for grounds right.
But tell me, make use of reject me, could you Ana?'
He said.

‘No, how could I?' , I replied

"So, you would not mind if I kissed you right now?' he explained as I am much better him and kiss him.

‘When don't ask, simply do it.' I reply.

‘I love how you think.' , he said.

For now, I start scrubbing my high heel as part of his leg, massaging it slowly. ‘What exactly do you wish in females? And, Andrew, don't spare me the details.' I ask.

‘I adore determined women. Someone you never know the things they want. A person who won't say yes simply because I said yes. Someone who's not scared when you attempt a new challenge,' he says. ‘I'm never afraid when attemping new stuff, especially with regards to making something totally new in the bed room ', I intimate ‘And I really like girls who are direct, who cut from the chase, like you merely did. Being
honest, it really is a huge turn on.

 

Posted by נערת ליווי ברמת גן
  at 1:34 pm on Jul. 20, 2019

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