Weekly Web Harvest for 2020-11-22
- Google Photos — Bait Meet Switch – Thomas Hawk Digital Connection
Once burned shame on you. Twice, three times, four times, five times, six times burned, shame on me. I will never trust Google with another product again.
This is by far the largest photography post I’ve had in a long time. VCU or maybe the city of Richmond has changed how parking works for quite a ways around where I work. Many of the places I used to park to vary my walking path to work are now 2hr parking or paid parking. I’ve also fallen prey to the belief that I need to hurry into work and get things done. Both those developments have hurt my photography patterns. This post was brought about by doing a few different things. Some of the shots are from walking from our building to the medical campus down Broad Street. That is always full of interesting things and people. A big chunk came from going to Field Day of the Past which is something like a carnival mixed with a historical site crossed with a swap meet. It brings any number of societal issues to the forefront via giant flags. I hate being at carnivals but like taking pictures at them.I also contain other contradictions. Stop hassling me. The insect macros are courtesy of some succulent that brings all the bees to the yard.That’s right. It’s better than yours. (I like that she’s a chef now.) I’d tell you what it is but I’d have to charge. There are usually […]
OrcasoundCentered within the summertime habitat of the endangered southern resident killer whales, Orcasound Lab is also a good place to listen for ships passing through Haro Strait and boats traveling along the west side of San Juan Island. In the fall you can hear humpbacks, and in the summer male harbor seals vocalize nearby. Brooklyn students hold walkout in protest of Facebook-designed online programWeird to see these complaints from a variety of angles and in light of early “innovation zone” work done in NYC . . . (also same old, same old in terms of bad wifi etc.) “It’s annoying to just sit there staring at one screen for so long,” said freshman Mitchel Storman, 14, who spends close to five hours a day on Summit classes in algebra, biology, English, world history, and physics. “You have to teach yourself.” Summit stresses “personalized learning” and “self-direction.” Students work at their own pace. Teachers “facilitate.” Each kid is supposed to get 10 to 15 minutes of one-on-one “mentoring” each week.