There's a place in San Francisco called Envelop where you buy a ticket to sit in a mostly dark room with only a handful of people, listening to an album start to finish on a finely calibrated audio system. Cell phones aren't allowed and you're asked to not talk or disrupt.
It's such a unique way to enjoy full albums where you dedicated time to do nothing but that. Last night I went to listen to BT's "This Binary Universe". I think I'll prioritize going more often.
@bzdata hello! first time verse login :). Moved to Frisco from Oregon just 2 1/2-3 weeks before our first ever lock down, I sure did pick a time to change my life and move almost 1,000mi away from home with no family or friends 😅.
do you know of any cool private lookout spots? Preferably high up w/a gorgeous view. Maybe some locals only knowledge pretty plz ? :)
I just left my last commercial social media site. Quora started out great, but in the last few years devolved as they tried to find a way to make money. And so it goes.
I can only be found here and on Dreamwidth now.
The irony is I’ve come full circle. Back 20 years ago I was very active on Livejournal for long form writing (Dreamwidth is a fork of its Foss code base) and I had a Geocities site I posted “sitreps” to that was basically a proto-microblog like Mastodon.
Tuesday 6/22: Support Not Sweeps! Rally at CalTrans District 4 Headquarters
My Gmail address is old, and it shows my sophomoric sense of humor, as it was back in 2004. This means that when someone is “testing” their email campaign with bogus email addresses, I actually get their email, since it’s not as bogus as they think. This meant that, as Uber launched in Australia, I got to hijack their test account by exercising the emailed password recovery feature. Today’s opportunity is brought to me by the Washington Post.
Living the Dream...
Architecting secure systems and traveling the world is what I like.
Unfair, harsh, inconsiderate behavior is what I don't like.
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