Drug overdose deaths in the U.S. have topped 100,000 for the first time. More than 100,000 people died over a 12-month period from fatal drug overdoses for the first time in U.S. history, according to new data from the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention. (more)

co-founder Groove. Brother of Ray Ozzie

Americans Invented Modern Life. Now We’re Using Opioids to Escape It. The poppy’s power, in fact, is greater than ever. The molecules derived from it have effectively conquered contemporary America. Opium, heroin, morphine, and a universe of synthetic opioids, including the superpowerful painkiller fentanyl, are its proliferating offspring. More than 2 million Americans are now hooked on some kind of opioid, and drug overdoses — from heroin and fentanyl in particular — claimed more American lives last year than were lost in the entire Vietnam War (more)

Jon Udell: GitHub for English teachers. In “GitHub for the rest of us” I argued that GitHub’s superpowers could serve everyone, not just coders. Ever since then (2015) I’ve felt that I overstated the case (more)

Steampipe Blog: v0.18.0: Relationship graphs. Graphs are just panels in existing Steampipe dashboards. They load from live data and can be saved as snapshots (more)

John Robb: Manufacturing the Permacrisis Let’s start with our working definition of a permacrisis. It is: (more)

Nick Russo: What Should We Do With The New Fentanyl Vaccine? (more)

Zvi Mowshowitz: COVID-19 01/26/23: Case Count Crash. Executive Summary: Cases down by 27%. Former FDA head calls for CDC to be CDC, former CDC head returns fire. Jury duty? School? Covid positive? No problem, come on down. (more)

Jon Udell: How web annotation will transform content management. In February the W3C approved recommendations to enable annotation on the web (more)

Jon Udell: Debuggable explanations. I’ve been reviewing Greg Wilson’s current book project, Software Design in Python. (more)

Jon Udell: Lists and people on Mastodon. I hadn’t thought to use Mastodon lists until I read the Frustration with lists chapter of Martin Fowler’s Exploring Mastodon (more)

Jon Udell: making Mastodon relationship graphs. The new release of Steampipe is all about relationship graphs. Our blog post shows how these graphs provide contextual awareness for devops and security pros who can now see all the resources related to an EC2 instance (more)

Zvi Mowshowitz: On Cooking With Gas. Research meta-analysis says gas stoves give off unsafe N02 levels and increase risk of childhood asthma by 34% and are responsible for 12.7% of childhood asthma. None of this is new. (more)

Despite it's aim toward a Neutral Point of View, some claim Wikipedia Is Leftist. (more)

Journalism written with Objectivity: is such a thing possible? (more)

Dan Shipper: GPT-3 Is the Best Journal I've Ever Used. I wanted to see if it could help me understand issues in my life better, pull out patterns in my thinking, help me bring more gratitude into my life, and clarify my values... I’ve been journaling for 10 years, and I can attest that using AI is journaling on steroids. (more)


This is the publicly-readable WikiLog Digital Garden (17k pages, starting from 2002) of Bill Seitz (a Product Manager and CTO). (You can get your own pair of garden/note-taking spaces from FluxGarden.)

My Calling: Reality Hacking to accelerate Evolution by increasing Freedom, Agency, and Leverage of Free Agents and smaller groups (SmallWorld) via D And D of Thinking Tools (software and Games To Play).

See Intro Page for space-related goals, status, etc.; or Wiki Node for more terse summary info.

Beware the War On The Net!



My Coding for fun.



Agile Product Development, Product Management from MVP to Product-Market Fit, Adding Product To Your Startup Team, Agility, Context, and Team Agency

My Coding

Change the World, (2020-06-27) Ways To Nudge Future; Network Enlightenment, Optimistic Near Future Vision; Huge Invention

FluxGarden; Hypermedia Pattern Language; Everyone Needs Their Own ThinkingSpace; Digital Garden; Virtual ThinkingSpace; Thinking Tools Companies; Webs Of Thinkers And Thoughts; My CollaborationWare History; Wiki Proliferation; Port, al Collaboration Roadmap; Wiki For GroupWare, Overlapping Scopes Of Collaboration, Email Discussion Beside Wiki, Wiki For CollaborationWare, Collaboration Roadmap; Sister Sites; Wiki Hack

Fractally Generative Pattern Language, Small Tribe, SimplestThing, Becoming A Reality Hacker, Less-Bullshit Living, The Craft; Games To Play; Evolution, Hack Your Life With A Private Wiki Notebook, Getting Things Done, And Other Systems

Digital Therapeutics, (2021-05-26) Pondering a Mental Health space, CoachBot; Inside-Out Markov Chain

Personal Cloud; 2018-11-29-NextOpenInfrastructure, 2018-11-15-BooksVsTweets; Stream/Flow Vs Garden/Stock

Social Warrens; Culture War; 2017-02-15-MindmapCultureWarSocialMediaEconomy; Cultural Pluralism

Alternatives To A College Degree; Credit Crisis 2008; Economic Transition; Network Economy; Making A Living; Varieties Of Info Technology Jobs; Generative Schooling; Product Oriented Unschooling; Reality Hacker; A 20th Century Economic Theory

Book list, Greatest Books

To Write

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