What a terrific essay from George Orwell, which goes well beyond this choice jumping-off point:
"[T]he toad, unlike the skylark and the primrose, has never had much of a boost from poets."
I don't doubt that medical software is bad and that doctors have good cause to complain. But in a fight to the death, I suspect software for human resources or for teachers might be even worse.
It's fun to see someone have their world view shot to hell. There are two things going on here. One is that time is a good substitute for energy when it comes to developing gluten. The other is that time develops flavour, even from a teeny amount of leaven.
I assume you already know about Craig Mod and his very interesting, and very well-documented, long walks through Japan.
@theRSAorg I am so disappointed that beyond lip service in the intro there was absolutely no further mention of trade in global food commodities. Even a brief acknowledgement of Brewster Kneen's pioneering efforts to shine a light on Cargill would have added immeasurably.
A really great piece that I will bookmark as a good place to send people who ask the question Why Blog?
Because, as Marc Weidenbaum answers, Blogs Are Great.
When programmers take to baking: Amylase is a POKE instruction for the yeast computer.
A minor chuckle in a very good reflection on pandemic baking. https://
I'm happy to cop to this. My motivation is certainly not jealousy. I'm not in the business of handing out rules for how other people should behave. It is more to do with the adulation others bestow not on the rules but on the person dispensing them. And it isn't the rules, per se, it is the rest of the stuff.