On this last Saturday in June, enjoy the blog posts I liked most from around the Internet this week.
When you watch TV, the writers sometimes slip in inside jokes. TV writer Ken Levine tells some of the favorite ones he wrote in. Read Slipping inside jokes into shows
Philip Greenspun notes that the last time we had serious tariffs, it was a major contributing factor to the American Civil War. He wonders whether the current government bent toward tariffs will create similar discord within our nation. Read Tariffs will lead to political discord if not another Civil War?
I love it when an abandoned historic building is saved. So does Liz, who loves abandoned places in general. She photographed the inside of Michigan Central Station in Detroit, which Ford has purchased and will restore/repurpose it for office and residential use. Read Detroit: Michigan Central Station Open House
Dyslexia might exist on a spectrum (mild, moderate, severe), and mild dyslexia might not involve classic transposition of letters in words. That’s what I conclude after reading Penelope Trunk‘s post about it. Some clues of mild dyslexia (by this definition): learning to read on your own very early in life, reading a lot yet struggling with comprehension, preferring nonfiction, and writing a lot. (All true of me.) Read Do you read a lot? Then you might have dyslexia
Camera reviews and experience reports:
- Yashica Y16 (thegashaus)
- Kodak Pony 828 (Tom)
- Petri Racer (Mike Eckman)
- Minolta Capios 75/Riva Zoom 75W (Peggy Anne)
- Olympus mju II Zoom 80 Panorama (Ken Hindle-May)
- Contax III (Nigel Haycock)