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Facebook is down. Now is probably a good time to do a little evangelizing!

‪While on the subject of historic technology, did you know the earliest predecessor of Wi-Fi, satellite data, and even Ethernet was a protocol called ALOHA, developed at the University of Hawaii to connect distant campuses? ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/5

‪Before the web, I was publishing news on GOPHER and USENET. My first web page was an HTML presentation of the alt.culture.hawaii FAQ. I remember being excited by the launch of Mosaic in 1993, which was hot stuff... until Netscape 1.1N.

‪Hearing about "Uncovering the Tech of Tomorrow, Today" from Matt Miller, leader of Product Innovation on Mastercard's Digital Futures team, at Blue Startups.

@Gargron Is there a way to un-expire an invite link? I 'baked in' a link into my video, not realizing it would stop working. Help!

Really love fireworks? Here's the full 24-minute aerial finale to the 2019 Honolulu Festival, launched offshore in Waikīkī. Shot in 60FPS 4K on an iPhone XS Max. Not bad for handheld on a seawall in the dark! youtube.com/watch?v=RU6B4HSHuy

The illustration for tonight's news story on a new medical center was provided by my favorite artist, ALL CAPS NO NEED FOR WORD COURTESY. Watch for his upcoming exhibition, NAME OF ART SHOW HERE.

I hate going to bed at 11, waking up at what feels like 4am, but finding out it's only midnight. Tomorrow, get here faster!

Was hoping "The Case Against Adnan Syed" would go live on HBO online tonight at midnight EST, but it looks like it's not going to be available until Sunday night's airing. Looking forward to arguing with my wife over his innocence/guilt all over again!

"Could now be the time for a cooperatively run, open source alternative to Twitter, perhaps run along the lines of Wikipedia? Owned by everyone, responding to community concerns: tools to defend against trolling, manipulation by Russia or to help stem the tide of fake news." opendemocracy.net/en/what-woul

Trying to find an article I think I saw on the a day or two ago about the "myth" of federation and the failure of to decentralize sufficiently (finding that two instances carrying most of the overall activity of the entire network). But now I can't find it. Anyone bookmark it? @Gargron @federationbot

Made a special version of my 'Mastodon 101' video for r/socialmedia on Reddit, after the mods objected to the plugs for Masthead. If you're a Redditor, I'd love an upvote to help reach social media professionals: reddit.com/r/socialmedia/comme

Daughter is taking me out tonight to see "Captain Marvel." Since I still remember carrying her on one arm as a baby, it still makes me a little dizzy to write a sentence like that.

"President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066, in effect authorizing the incarceration of some 120,000 people of Japanese descent living on the West Coast, for 'protection against espionage and against sabotage.' Two-thirds of them were American citizens." And Hawaii. My grandparents were rounded up and taken to California. My dad was born inside the camp at Tule Lake. vogue.com/projects/13549104/ja

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