I just yelled “KAREL CAPEK” at a complete stranger who was telling his friend that Isaac Asimov coined the word “robot,” and I think I may be the reason people believe the NYC subway is full of crazy people.
— Marco Palmieri (@mxpalmieri) January 12, 2019
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