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December 5, 2021

I like to watch*...

... the mesmerizing on-screen display of Apple Watch's oxygen saturation app as it analyzes and processes the result.

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I still marvel that what was once bleeding edge technology — requiring a wheeled cart to move the early $5,000 machine from patient to patient — has been transformed into an app.

*Peter Sellers was so good as Chauncey Gardiner in the wonderful 1979 film "Being There," in which, at a crucial moment,

he uttered the phrase memorialized in the headline up top.

December 5, 2021 at 04:01 PM | Permalink | Comments (2)

Lagos 2100: Maximum City

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[via the Washington Post]

December 5, 2021 at 02:01 PM | Permalink | Comments (0)

Peter Sagal's 10 Rules of Twitter

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December 5, 2021 at 12:01 PM | Permalink | Comments (0)

Find the 12 differences

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Randy Mays, the guy who makes these puzzles for the Washington Post Sunday magazine, has in recent weeks taken them to the next level.

A couple of the answers are so subtle that at first I wasn't sure they really were intentional differences.

Once I realized they were, I burst out laughing, so minuscule were the alterations.

Good fun.

Original photo on top; altered image below.

Answers to puzzle here.

December 5, 2021 at 10:01 AM | Permalink | Comments (0)

What is it?

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Answer here this time tomorrow.

Hint: smaller than a bread box.

Another: lights up!

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December 5, 2021 at 08:01 AM | Permalink | Comments (1)

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