1. I am coming to believe that perspective-taking (as Robert Selman defines it) is a synonym for humanness.

    Yes, it follows that humanness is scalar.

  2. This is a great visualization of Congress’s efforts to keep America safe: https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2018/02/15/opinion/congress-gun-progress.html

  3. We all stopped wearing safety pins, eh?

    What’s the best way to publicly display my allegiance to Team Civilization, these days?

  4. Shannon is using #36daysoftype on Instagram to tell a beautiful story. It’s now 12 days until conclusion.

    Start at ‘A’ here: https://www.instagram.com/p/BhGwmRMH-F8/?taken-by=shannonethomas

  5. Facebook has begun asking European users to accept their new ToS.

    I’m offended by the UI dark patterns and opaque export formats, so I might not accept them. Which could mean my account goes dormant after May 25.


  6. I’ve begun unconsciously writing links as Markdown instead of HTML. This reminds me of when I started preferring GUIs.

  7. Still not ready for public testing, but it’s time to start dogfooding sitewriter.net

  8. The #Schokofahrt is my favorite publicity stunt of 2018 so far.

  9. Today I voted. It’s nice to take part in a well-functioning democracy. 🗳 #gestemt

  10. How is Facebook supposed to respond to the Cambridge Analytica kerfuffle?

    “It’s not a data breach, our security was not compromised. But they did use personal data in ways that violate our terms. They’re supposed to pay us if they’ll be doing that.”

  11. Let’s appreciate this moment in history when you can’t pay Facebook, Google, or Twitter to publish your advertising for guns, but as long as you use the free channel they will let you advocate using them to kill other humans. Because free speech.

  12. I enjoy these two weeks of spring when Amsterdam and Seattle are an hour closer to each other.