I read Does having a dominant urban hub matter?
We have talked a lot on these pages about the importance of scale. The top 10 urban centres in Canada are home to nearly 80% of all net population growth across Canada.
I read Don’t blame dense cities for the spread of coronavirus
There is a certain formula for what constitutes good urbanism that is so set it has become a meme: density, walkability, and good, equitable transit.
7h 7m of sleep logged
Fell asleep April 21, 2020 at 11:29PM
Awoke at April 22, 2020 at 06:42AM
April 21, 2020
Total steps: 7077
Sedentary minutes: 773
Lightly active minutes: 135
Fairly active minutes: 21
Very active minutes: 28
I read The Woman Who Lives 200,000 Years in the Past
As we confront the reality of COVID-19, the idea of living self-sufficiently in the woods, far from crowds and grocery stores, doesn’t sound so bad. Lynx Vilden has been doing just that for decades, while teaching others how to live primitively, too.
Today I didn’t throw my hands up in the air and scream “but you work in IT” at anyone having problems doing super simple things, or start day drinking, so at least I know that my self-control still works.
Where is the president in Blade Runner? Beneath the 1982 neo-noir’s trappings of genetically engineered human automatons is a story about corporate power over and indifference to life, alienation in the face of wealthy indifference to the plight of workers.
from Pocket https://ift.tt/2xdsp0e
I’m playing with ifttt today. It’s set to post my Instagram photos here now. I may set up other things to auto post here, especially if I can figure out something to post my pocket archived articles here in a daily digest.
This is a helluva time to have allergies. Can’t tell if this sore throat is from those, or if it’s the ducking plague. No other covid symptoms, so I’m just going to avoid human contact extra hard and keep an eye on myself. First sign of a second symptom I’ll get myself tested.