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‪One small sliver of the New Zealand shooter's message should resonate uncomfortably for people living in other remote, isolated, peaceful, idyllic, inclusive, tolerant, ethnically diverse communities with indigenous peoples and common-sense gun laws: it can happen anywhere.‬

Hawaii Senator Brian Schatz quote tweets Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, and everything looks like a commercial for lately.

With Google+ being put out to pasture, I have to point my somewhere else. Decided to go with, over post-AOL and mobile-only Any other favorite single-page or splash-page personal/professional services out there?

"From 1985 to 2009, the average size of an American’s social network—defined by the number of confidants people feel they have—has declined by more than one-third. We may have hundreds of friends on Instagram, but evidence is mounting that those connections are not the ones that provide us the social balm we need, which is human contact."

Was I too harsh? I sat next to a screaming baby for almost an hour and had no complaints. These employees show up, and my blood pressure shoots up. I can get video..

Sen. Brian Schatz of Hawaii is pretty good at Twitter. My daughter is a big fan. So of course I try to embarrass her regularly.

Expanded perhaps excessively on my earlier toot. "Hate is profitable. Conflict is profitable. Schadenfreude and shame are profitable. While we smugly point fingers, tsk-tsk, and think we’re being clever as we strategically dole out likes and shares, we forget that we are all just hamsters running on wheels deep inside giant, hyper-engineered, artificially intelligent, fully gamified, corporate-controlled virtual worlds that we absurdly think belong to us."

RT @[email protected] New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern: "I can tell you one thing right now. Our gun laws will change.” It turns out now is exactly the time to talk about gun laws.

Hate is profitable. Massive platforms "optimize for engagement," with algorithmic recommendations for every bit of content or action, from "you might also like" to prioritizing things that will get you to click, comment, share. They won't fix it. It's working just fine for them.

Of all my international travels, New Zealand was always far and away my favorite. Its natural beauty is breathtaking, but its people and their embrace of diversity shone above all. As a Native Hawaiian, the enlightened path forged between Maori and the west is inspiring. And that it was U.S. exports of white nationalism that fueled this massacre is devastating.

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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?

‪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!

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.

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