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Erin Jo Richey

Kind of jealous that I'm not in Portland enjoying a snow day. Here in SF I'm waiting for the rain to pause so I can dart out for a coffee.

Erin Jo Richey

So much for my thought that it might be easier to get Hamilton tickets in SF.
http://www.sfweekly.com/culture/90000-queue-online-hamilton-tickets/

Erin Jo Richey

Full from leftover mashed potatoes? Here is some archeological research into the birthplace of potato cultivation. http://www.nytimes.com/2016/11/19/science/potato-domestication-andes.html

Erin Jo Richey

It's a busy morning at the airport, but I zipped through security with TSA Pre. The line for coffee was a different story.

Erin Jo Richey

The WSJ has put together a Facebook feed comparison, showing liberal and conservative news posts side by side. http://graphics.wsj.com/blue-feed-red-feed/

Erin Jo Richey

Santa Clara gets flooded with carcinogenic foam from a SJC airport hanger. TGIF. http://abc7news.com/news/mysterious-foam-floods-martin-avenue-in-santa-clara/1614495/

Erin Jo Richey

Flight from IAD to SFO is so empty they have to move several rows to fix the weight imbalance. I'm never on flights with empty seats.

Erin Jo Richey

Nothing says e-learning like an animated dancing wordcloud questionnark.

Erin Jo Richey

An experiment in low-cost education across California is increasing the number of community colleges with tuition-free options. http://www.nytimes.com/2016/11/14/us/california-today-community-colleges-free-tuition.html

Erin Jo Richey

The is so big and bright, and I can see it for once because I'm in Virginia and not San Francisco.

Erin Jo Richey

Capping off the week by watching All the President's Men.

Erin Jo Richey

21 children are suing the federal government over climate change, arguing for their rights to liberty and property. http://www.cnn.com/2016/11/10/opinions/sutter-trump-climate-kids/index.html

Erin Jo Richey

From @zchace, a thoughtful story on anti-immigrant sentiment in a MN community and the people who've felt ignored. https://www.thisamericanlife.org/radio-archives/episode/600/will-i-know-anyone-at-this-party?act=1

Erin Jo Richey

Pew election data show deep divisions in race, gender, and education around Trump win. http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2016/11/09/behind-trumps-victory-divisions-by-race-gender-education/

Erin Jo Richey

Semi ironic theme song for the afternoon https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=21wgwkzdrkI

Erin Jo Richey

On this election eve, why not peruse the overviews @waitbutwhy has done on some of our former illustrious leaders? http://waitbutwhy.com/2014/02/american-presidents-washington-lincoln.html

Erin Jo Richey

One of my earbud sets only works in the left ear and the other set only works in the right ear. Clearly I need a phone with 2 audio jacks.

Erin Jo Richey

So much houseplant envy for this Malaysian home. 🌿 https://www.dwell.com/collection/kerolhome-4f340ae9

Erin Jo Richey

In which I learn that the British spell enroll "enrol" (and enrolment) but correctly use the double l for enrolling and enrolled. Whhhy....

Erin Jo Richey

Robot house cleaners, underwater croquet, and other views of the year 2000...from postcards made in 1899. http://www.openculture.com/2015/09/how-french-artists-in-1899-envisioned-life-in-the-year-2000.html

Erin Jo Richey

Recently both of my cats have decided to snub every brand of healthy natural wet cat food. What they beg for instead? Graham crackers. 😕

Erin Jo Richey

Turned on a show about earthquakes.
"In earthquake-prone California, San Francisco is known as the city waiting to die."
Next. 😨

Erin Jo Richey

So either my task list is also a causality of this morning's DDoS attacks, or it just really doesn't want me to be productive today. 😕

Erin Jo Richey

Still room for skepticism, but I'm actually more intrigued in experiments like AltSchool + others after listening http://erinjo.me/2enQYsl

Erin Jo Richey

Me: Alexa, play some ambient electronica.
Alexa: OK, playing Miles Davis.
Me: 🤔