2021 media diet

movies save yourselves - far more entertaining than initially expected. this made 2021 the year of the poufe. shirley - elizabeth moss plays menace with glee. not fun, tough to pull away from as well. the assistant - i can’t recall the last time that you loathed a character that you never actually saw on screen so much. oh, and seriously? boner injections are a thing? women in blue (PBS) - predates the murder of george floyd....

February 14, 2021 · 2 min · sulrich

post coup/insurrection/smearing the capitol with shit, reading

it’s no secret, i was really disappointed with the results of the 2016 election, but i honestly didn’t think things would end up here. one could reasonably be forgiven for thinking that there would be practical limits to the damage that could be wrought in 4 years. i was incredibly naive. to be fair, i think a lot of us were. oh the things i’ve learned over the past 4 years....

January 15, 2021 · 3 min · sulrich

reading - does facebook use private data for ads?

ACM article: does facebook use sensitive data for advertising purposes? (DOI:10.1145/3426361) answer: yes. #reading

December 31, 2020 · 1 min · sulrich

why be a parent

ouch. the truth hurts. “Affluent and well-educated Americans, by which I mean roughly the upper 20 percent of the socioeconomic strata, are instead narrowly concentrating on ensuring that their children retain their privileges. I think this tendency first became apparent to me in the 1990s, when “soccer moms” began to drive around in huge SUVs that were more like tanks than cars. The message that could have been on a bumper sticker was, “No matter what happens, my kids will be safe, even while yours might be toast....

November 24, 2016 · 1 min · steve ulrich

interesting bitcoin reading


April 4, 2016 · 1 min · steve ulrich

interesting reads - april-2013

tech related theia - a visual tool for diagnosing hadoop issues - a nice quick paper with a use of D3 for presentation. ...

May 10, 2013 · 2 min · steve ulrich

oh burn.

snark done well… ...

May 20, 2012 · 1 min · steve ulrich

recognized for the terror it is in the time it was

or something like that. ...

January 2, 2012 · 1 min · steve ulrich