The key point is that the Reuters research showed that people spent only 16 minutes a week on average reading news during the election.
That’s a ludicrously low figure.
Also odd is that the Shortcut that I used to create this post pulled this text out as the title: “The Media & the 2019 General Election: trusted, but little consumed.” Which would be better in terms of not burying anything, but I can’t see where it came from. The
<title> tag, I’d have to guess, but you don’t really see those on a phone. And not that much on a computer, once you’ve got more than a couple of browser tabs open.
Joe Strummer died 16 years ago today. The Joe Strummer Foundation has a good memorial piece. But for me it’s amusing or ironic or something, that it should be today of all days that, out shopping, I see (and buy) this book: I’ve been waiting for this for around five …
Two places we visited in the Atacama Desert, yesterday. This seems to be my personal altitude limit, though: Can’t wait to get the photos off the big camera and see what they’re like on a decent screen.
I can’t help but feel concerned about the news that Microsoft may be buying GitHub. I know they’re big on open source now, and even use GitHub themselves. But I remember how antithetical to open-source they used to be, so that worries me. And it rarely works out well when a big company buys up a small, interesting one.