JRR Tolkien set the precedent for fantasy novels including maps. A fantasy map should sow doubt in the reader’s mind that the mapmakers should be trusted. www.imaginaryworldspodcast.org
Cafe opens in Tokyo staffed by robots controlled by paralyzed people soranews24.com
A single prayer and a father’s love transform a woman’s life. www.npr.org
Six Degrees of Joan Crawford: Douglas Fairbanks Jr. / Our Dancing Daughters to Grand Hotel www.youmustrememberthispodcast.com
I use Do Not Disturb on my iPhone every day. I have it set to activate at 11 pm and deactivate at 11 am — except I deactivate it long before 11 am, a few minutes after I wake up.
I need to look into the automated bedtime feature on the iPhone; I’ve never explored it.
Been thinking for literally years that there are some jobs at work that I could stand to automate. This intro-to-an-intro to regex (so to speak) seems like a good place to start. leancrew.com
Richard Feynman was a sexual predator and a misogynist and pointing that out will not win you a lot of friends on the Internet. thebaffler.com
The names of these Verizon plans are ridiculous. Subscribers of the “Beyond Unlimited” and “Above Unlimited” plans get free Apple Music. I’m on the “The New Verizon Plan Unlimited” so I guess I’m outta luck unless I upgrade? www.reuters.com
Was Jane Jetson a Child Bride? paleofuture.gizmodo.com
Microsoft and Walgreens Boots Alliance partner to transform healthcare delivery, as well as migrate most of WBA’s IT infrastructure to Azure. Read my article on www.lightreading.com?
In case you were wondering how long the three older men sitting next to me at Starbucks can talk about mucus, I'm afraid I have no answer.
They have yet to stop. 20+ minutes and going. Personal tales of mucus. Mucus management strategies. Mucus descriptions. Endless mucus talk.
— The Hoarse Whisperer (@HoarseWisperer) January 9, 2019
Joan Crawford remade herself in her 40s, from a sexy vixen when she was a young actress, to a “powerhouse who starred in some of the most interesting films about adult womanhood of the 1940s and 1950s.” www.youmustrememberthispodcast.com
Joan Crawford’s second husband, Franchot Tone, worked steadily as an actor for 25 years. But he frittered away his money on good times and bad women. www.youmustrememberthispodcast.com