💻 Longtime, popular blogger Ann Althouse turned off comments on her blog. She had an extremely active comment section, and because she writes about politics she spent a lot of time dealing with trolls. So I don’t blame her for turning comments off. But it’s what she says near the end of the post that makes me share it today: she wonders what difference it will make in her as a writer to not have to worry about comments anymore. Read I didn’t plan for yesterday to be so momentus.
💻 In this time when social media “connects” us with so many more people than non-online life affords, it’s surprisingly easy to feel envy all the more often. Lawrence Yeo considers why, and offers some thoughts on how to combat it. Read Envy is the Cancer of the Soul
💻 Nandakumar Narasimhan extensively photographed the train system in India, trains that are slowly disappearing, and shares some of his photos on the Kosmo Foto site. Read Capturing a disappearing generation of Indian trains on film
📷 Peggy Marsh writes a terrific review of the Vest Pocket Kodak, the first camera for 127 film, from the 1910s. It’s so tiny! Read VPK Vest Pocket Kodak
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