Author Archives: nickwinlund

About nickwinlund

40s-something Ubuntu/macOS enthusiast.

Thom Hartmann on voodoo economics

https://www.salon.com/2014/04/19/reaganomics_killed_americas_middle_class_partner/ Advertisements

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A short note about FB

I don’t know what this theme behind leaving FB is rooted in. If you do leave, remember there aren’t that many decentralized platforms that exist for getting the word out aside from FB, blogs, and Twitter. I’ve been working on … Continue reading

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The history of women as pioneers in computing

https://www.bloomberg.com/view/articles/2018-03-12/enjoy-your-job-in-software-you-have-a-woman-to-thank

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The anatomy of size

The actual size of the Universe is unknown, we haven’t seen its “edges” — the parts that are observable make up a vast territory, but it’s known size is less than a googol in kilometers. A googol is a very, … Continue reading

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Good article on political revolution and mental health

https://www.alternet.org/personal-health/it-will-take-political-revolution-cure-epidemic-depression Beware: this site has video ads at the bottom of the page that automatically start playing when you visit the site!

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I wrote these comments in GreatCall’s smartphone survey ( we cancelled the phone ): The interface was too difficult for my Mom to use. Have you thought about contracting out to a DevOps team or software development company to design … Continue reading

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Code Red

https://mobile.nytimes.com/2018/02/18/opinion/trump-russia-putin.html

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