Despite using #Waze since before Google bought it I've always been skeptical of people's accounts of Waze miraculously saving them in the clutch. Until today, when Waze routed me around a traffic jam cause by construction while I was on my way to get a COVID vaccine.
"Never allow anyone to be humiliated in your presence. Whatever has happened in the past, we must deal with those who are here now." https://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/books/ct-books-witness-ariel-burger-1111-story.html
This feels so true it hurts. https://alexdanco.com/2021/01/22/the-michael-scott-theory-of-social-class/amp/
Well at least something nice happened. https://www.michiganadvance.com/2021/01/04/washtenaw-co-becomes-first-in-state-to-ditch-cash-bail/
The continuing saga of Ann Arbor water. https://localinannarbor.com/2021/01/01/in-deep-ann-arbors-water-troubles/
Michigan Advance not pulling punches with this headline. https://www.michiganadvance.com/2020/12/08/black-lawmaker-who-had-racist-threats-leveled-against-her-chided-by-white-colleague/
I find it harder and harder to believe people when they argue Trump supporters aren't racist. https://www.michiganadvance.com/2020/12/07/lawmaker-receives-lynching-threat-trump-supporters-descend-on-soss-house/
#highered ideas I had that my dept probably won't do (which you can steal): try bucking the US News and World Report rankings by aggregating various research altmetrics
Is @ConversationEDU@twitter.com implying correlation equals causation in this article, or am I reading it wrong? https://theconversation.com/college-age-kids-are-drinking-less-alcohol-but-smoking-more-marijuana-149895
Thank you @DollyParton@twitter.com https://www.stereogum.com/2107614/dolly-parton-helped-fund-modernas-covid-19-vaccine/news/
(also thank you for Jolene)
Quote: "It was something to behold: GOP challengers were literally mistaking their own uncertainty or lack of knowledge about the process with voter fraud and worker malfeasance."
#BandcampFriday Consider the classic Ultraglide in Black by Detroit's own The Dirtbombs https://thedirtbombs.bandcamp.com/album/ultraglide-in-black
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