Watched "American Idol" 202 (Auditions) from ABC
With Alejandro Aranda, Jake Durkin, Caleb Lee Hutchinson, Eddie Island. Aspiring singers from Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, Louisville, Ky., and Los Angeles see if they have what it takes to earn a coveted golden ticket to Hollywood.

Watching passively while I’m setting up a few new websites, including a wiki and a Wallabag instance.

Bookmarked Commons In A Box (CBOX) (commonsinabox.org)
Commons In A Box (CBOX) takes the complexity out of creating an online space, or digital commons, for your community. Our free open-source software provides an infrastructure that encourages discussion, collaboration, and sharing. Members of a CBOX community can create groups and media-rich websites, participate in discussion forums, edit documents together, share files, send messages, and make friendship connections. Built using the WordPress publishing platform, with BuddyPress for social networking, CBOX comes in two packages that can be customized to meet the needs of your community.
Replied to a tweet by Kevin MarksKevin Marks (Twitter)

Says the kind man who once turned me onto a great bookmarklet that will scrape off that very cruft… http://known.kevinmarks.com/2017/day-7-to-amp-or-not-to-amp-100daysofindieweb

Replied to a post by Greg McVerryGreg McVerry (quickthoughts.jgregorymcverry.com)
https://boffosocko.com @reclaimhosting added Press book to their installatron could do that and I am remixing https://adactio.com HTML book great idea for and @IndieWebCamp New Haven

Me goes to sign up for a Reclaim Hosting account tout suite. I’ve been meaning to do it for a long time just to support them.

The tough question is what domain name shall I choose for experiments?

Liked a post by Aaron PareckiAaron Parecki (Aaron Parecki)
I haven't found a digital planner that can properly deal with how often I hop timezones. Sometimes you just have to stick to paper. Most planners are so big that I don't want to take them with me, so I'm very happy I found this stick planner in Japan! Finally I have a planner that I'll actually toss in my travel bag!

👓 Majority of bitcoin trading is a hoax, new study finds | CNBC

Read Majority of bitcoin trading is a hoax, new study finds by Kate Rooney (CNBC)
Ninety-five percent of spot bitcoin trading volume is faked by unregulated exchanges, according to a new study.

One would think it should be hard to fake bitcoin trading…

Replied to https://twitter.com/davidwbarratt by David Barratt on Twitter David Barratt on Twitter (Twitter)

Sure why not? Don’t you imagine that if multiple millions left Facebook for managed hosting that the cost of $5/month would potentially drop to $1/month or less via competition?

Replied to a tweet by Scott GruberScott Gruber (Twitter)

Some sketch instructions for attending remotely can be found here: https://indieweb.org/IndieWebCamps/Attendance
Perhaps we might try an intro remote session later this week to walk through everything in about 30 minutes to get people set up?

Read Blue Brain solves a century-old neuroscience problem (ScienceDaily)
New research explains how the shapes of neurons can be classified using mathematical methods from the field of algebraic topology. Neuroscientists can now start building a formal catalogue for all the types of cells in the brain. Onto this catalogue of cells, they can systematically map the function and role in disease of each type of neuron in the brain.