Wanted: a black comedy starring George Clooney all about the 2016 electors. Something with the feel of The Men Who Stare at Goats.

Preventing Spam iCloud Calendar Invites

How do I prevent this from happening in the future? How the hell did it happen? Turns out itโ€™s Apple again โ€“ thinking they know better for how you want to use e-mail and calendars. Thankfully there is an option to prevent the forced invites.

My wife got one of these last night attached to one of our shared calendars. The instructions here can help you prevent them and get rid of any you’ve already received.

Around this time every year, I start to want a video game console. And then I talk myself out of it. “When would you have time to play it?”

Brent Simmons on Leaving Twitter

Brent Simmons left Twitter, and I completely understand why:

And then [Twitter] was part of the system that helped elect a fascist President. This tipped it over for me: itโ€™s no longer worth my participation. The shitheads can have it.

I’m hoping for Twitter to utterly capsize soon for no other reason than to remove one of Trump’s bullhorns.

How Facebook Warps Our Worlds – NYTimes.com

By bookmarking given blogs and personalizing social-media feeds, we customize the news we consume and the political beliefs weโ€™re exposed to as never before. And this colors our days, or rather bleeds them of color, reducing them to a single hue.

I’ve been wondering about this for years. We make our own bubbles. This helps to confirm my suspicions.