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Everything works out the way it must

By Chuck Posted: April 15, 2019, 8 p.m.

It has no choice. How could it work out any other way?

The question, then, becomes, "How must it work out?"

Well, destiny is death. It must work out that way. The taxes thing... pretty sure that was invented by a guy on Madison Ave (or more likely a girl on Madison Ave, and ...

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Video is amazing!

By Chuck Posted: March 7, 2019, 7 p.m.

The data-harvesting, time-stealing core of YouTube disturbs me; it's positively pestiferous in its social effect. Even so I stand in awe of the engineering skills that make it work, especially after trying to get video working on this site.

You see, video is not difficult to ...

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OK, let's take this thing for a drive

By Chuck Posted: March 5, 2019, 7 p.m.

First post on the .01-rc version of this new blogging app I'm working on. I'm calling it MmEE Blog (Multimedia Everywhere for Everyone). Right now it's a Django app, and the idea is that anyone can just set up Django, make a few adjustments to their settings, and have their ...

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Why MmEE Blog, you ask?

By Chuck Posted: March 5, 2019, 7 p.m.

Because with MmEE Blog, you control every damn thing.

Have you been on corporate social media lately? It's awful. The recommendation engines are atrocious (hey YouTube -- no, I'm not interested in flat earth idiocy). Their ratings systems are rife with abuse. The content...

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