• #Ideas,  #Politics

    Solving Homelessness: Goodbye Street People

    Background Firstly, I know, homelessness has a stigma. You can call it whatever you want, but I’m sticking with the most commonly used term. Secondly, this is a broad issue and term. Some people choose to live ‘home free,’ others, battle addiction issues, some just don’t make enough money to afford non-temporary accommodations. Homelessness can look like someone sleeping on the sidewalk, appearing dirty, perhaps conversing with themselves. It could look like someone sleeping in a car, someone at a shelter, someone in transition; it could even be someone staying with a friend or relative. For this post, I want to discuss what many in America’s urban centers might consider…

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    The $199 Pinebook Pro ARM64 Linux Laptop – Unboxing and First Impressions

    The first part in a many part series (and it’s NOT an AD). . . Background The $199 Pinebook Pro ARM64 Linux Laptop – Unboxing and First Impressions– Pine64 is a community-based platform. They make single board computers, some laptops… they’re working on a tablet, smartwatch, and even phone. The Pinebook Pro is the latest addition to the Pine64 family of the product. While the $199 price point for a 1080p laptop might be tempting, it might not before you… or maybe it is… keep reading below… The goal is to deliver ARM64 devices that you really wish to engage with and a platform that you want to be a…