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Favorites April 28th 2022: Bruce Willis, Dredging, and Landmarks
Since I know you were wondering, this is the best deepfake I could find for John McClane, it's actually pretty good IMO.
Or if you'd prefer it in meme form. I honestly haven't listened to the episode in question yet, but I'm ready to support legislation based on the headline alone. Some hipsters have been complaining about this issue for years.
It's totally wild, but apparently a huge part of the reason is China's relationship with Russia. I’m kinda surprised the US public is so plugged into world news. This relates back to the idea that 'The West' is now just everyone who's opposed to Russia.
KMT is one of the main political parties of Taiwan, best I can tell it's the most conservative party, and is the remnants of the group that originally fled China after losing to the Communists.
Really quite fitting for SF to keep a monument to NIMBYism
• A thread going into detail about what a recent NYT article on the politics of climate change change gets wrong. Mostly ways in which the author's thinking is simply out of date, too pessimistic both about technology and about the public's ability to recognize the impact of climate change on the world around them. A classic fisking.