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Jeremy Cherfas

Indeed, many of the people I've talked to about cashew nuts don't know the human suffering that goes into them. I learned about it ages ago, when the World Bank interfered with cashew production in Mozambique. That capuchins manage it amazes me.

Jeremy Cherfas

Good work so far. As you note, micro.blog already offers a lot of the IndieWeb building blocks. And it recently started to offer an option to register your own domain, addressing another of your points. It's a good option for people (who can afford it) to explore the possibilities, and the nice thing is you can always move your content somewhere else if you want to. That's another good reason not to rely on silos.





Jeremy Cherfas

Airbnb Promises to Verify All 7 Million Listings After VICE Report Exposes Scam, according to https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/vb58jd/airbnb-promises-to-verify-all-7-million-listings-after-vic....

At least until the next time.

Jeremy Cherfas

John Naughton seems overly impressed by the distant blog of King's College Chapel. I prefer to think that Clare's Memorial Court occupies the centre of the frame.

Jeremy Cherfas

Perhaps it was from you that I learned about @georgethepoet. In any case, his episode on Grenfell Tower was astonishingly good. So full of understanding and also so provocative. Can't wait to get stuck in to the live episode.

Jeremy Cherfas

Just sent an email to the lucky winner of 50 Ways to Cook a Carrot from @prospectbooks Now to wait and see whether they want it. Of course they will. But if not, I'll pick someone else at random from my newsletter subscribers.





Jeremy Cherfas

Snagging on the new website theme is progressing nicely, although some things do take a while for the cache to empty. I think I'll go for a walk and stop worrying about it.





Jeremy Cherfas

What is the woman on the left doing? Is this some arcane form of Chinese exercise that I am not at all familiar with?





Jeremy Cherfas

Rode my bike in town today for the first time in months -- and it's true what they say. I had not forgotten how.

Jeremy Cherfas

Just flipped the switch on tickets for the next one-day Sourdough U course in Rome. Come and learn how to care for and use a sourdough leaven. Suitable for experienced bakers and absolute beginners. https://ti.to/sourdough-u/2019-11