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Smart people (people who work in my library) are having problems using three bins--trash, recycling, and compost. The problem is A: They are confused by the three bin system. B: They put waste in the first bin they see, no matter what kind of bin it is. C: They don't give a damn.
Pick one. - Joe
In a way, B and C are similar, but B says they are blind to the type of bin, and just go for the closest one. C says that they see what kind of bin it is, but they don't care, and they dump whatever they have into whatever bin. - Joe
is this a UX problem tho? I remember Don Norman writing that if you have to have a sign on a door saying which way to push / pull to open it, you were doing it wrong. - Stephan!e•CogSc!L!brar!an
That may be a part of it, but I don't know if that is 25% or 75% of the issue. - Joe
Lots of smart people on my campus (including me) find the 3-bin system difficult. I call it the Disposal Final Exam. Not everything I want to toss is listed on the long lists of things that are accepted in each bin, so there's a lot of judgment involved. And then you go to a different campus and the lists are different. - lris
I wish there was a consistent color visual. We have gray (trash) and blue (recycling). But other places on campus have all blue. Other places I go use other colors... I'd like something like Red = Waste; Green = Paper; etc.. - Hedgehog
I hear they fine people in SF if you put recyclable or compostable material in the waste container. I wonder if their adherence is any better than average or if the city of SF just makes a ton of money off of policing bins. - Victor Ganata
I had this issue in Oakland over the weekend: ate at a restaurant with three bins (compost, trash and recycling). I appreciate these things, but dammit, I'm just trying to clear my table and go on my merry way, why do I have to think about what goes where? Doesn't help when the signs for what's okay to put in which bin are just on one side. - Corinne L
I think maybe having to think is part of the point, though? Like, if you're going to be more conscious of what you throw away, you have to think about it? - laura x
Victor: I'd guess SF's average is pretty good (and the fining is a few spotchecks, I think). Here in Livermore, we're diverting 75%-80% of the waste stream through the three-bin system; my guess is that San Francisco does better than that. (Incentive here: your garbage rate depends on your *trash* bin size, and goes up very rapidly for medium and large trash bins.) - walt crawford
What I've found interesting is the big/little campaign here: Posters with Mr. Pizza Box (not named) telling you that he belongs in the greenwaste (compost) bin, along with other food-soiled paper/cardboard. - walt crawford
FWIW, we try to be consistent with trash having black or gray bags, green for compost, and blue for recycling. - Joe
Is that a reasonably universal scheme? (That's how our barrels work.) Wheeling the barrels back yesterday, I was reminded of the issue with doofuses: Namely, how plastic barrels have to have "NO HOT ASHES" molded into the front of the cover. Because, I assume, people were dumping hot ashes into a plastic barrel... - walt crawford
Zulema ❧ spicy cocoa tart
Zulema ❧ spicy cocoa tart
Research reveals what your sleeping position says about your relationship #littlespoon
Research reveals what your sleeping position says about your relationship #littlespoon
Hmmm. Summary did not cover the case of "beagle curled up in the middle." - Technodad from iPhone
Nor did it cover people whose children sneak into their bed so... this is semi inaccurate. :P - Zulema ❧ spicy cocoa tart from Android
With kids or animals in your bed there is no sleep. - Stephan Planken from iPhone
#wearethetwopercent (This is probably a safety consideration as I tend to toss and turn rather violently throughout the night. ;)) - Jenny H. from Android
Jenny, so do I. My poor husband. Haha. ;) - team everyone
I can sleep with my kids in bed because what I end up doing is flipping over toe-to-head and that gives both of them more room to spread out. - Zulema ❧ spicy cocoa tart
inaccurate, 'like a bat' not listed, :/ - chaz2b
How does one account for snoring-induced separation? - Kevin (aka ThreadKilla)
^Um... they don't? :( - Zulema ❧ spicy cocoa tart
That's no longer sleeping, that's self-defense. :) - Stephan Planken from iPhone
holly #ravingfangirl
heh. Norman Reedus is so different from his character on The Walking Dead. that's all I know him from so i did a double-take when he was on Talking Dead. i know, i know, people are not their characters. :)
Also, Michonne. Man, she was so delightful and bubbly IRL. - Kevin (aka ThreadKilla)
And Beth, in her post-death appearance! - John Dupuis
When I see him somewhere, I think of his character in Boondock Saints. - Kristin
i've only ever seen him in Walking Dead. :) - holly #ravingfangirl
He was in The Notorious Bettie Page. Maybe as her boyfriend, don't really remember. - Starmama from FFHound(roid)!
Andrew C (✔)
Nice to think those intelligent "eat mor chiken" cows are selling chickens out rather than engaging in full-scale rebellion against humans.
Solidarity is difficult to maintain. - John (bird whisperer)
Lesson learned from the last attempt at Revolution, I guess. - Victor Ganata
"Two legs bad"? - Andrew C (✔)
Two legs better! - John (bird whisperer)
Gunneh-MoTo Calls me that
When Friendfeed closes will you delete your bookmark? - Gunneh-MoTo Calls me that
Oh wow, when you put it like that it doesn't sound far away. :-( - Kol Tregaskes
I know. I feel really bad that I "walked away" for a while. I've made some great friends here. - Gunneh-MoTo Calls me that
The Other Yvonne
So it's been about 1 month (8 sessions) with my trainer, Brittany. While I haven't lost any weight (according to my scale), I definitely feel fitter and maybe even thinner. Next Thursday she's going to redo my measurements. Here's hoping the tape measure shows some lost inches!!
Sarah G.
I do not like April Fools Day. The only redeeming quality is that it is @TitleAuthor 's birthday.
I would like it better if the jokes were funny. - John (bird whisperer)
This Apartment Therapy tutorial is pretty good - sglassme
YAAASSSSS - Sarah G. from iPhone
I think for next year's Turkey trot... - sglassme
Sarah G.
There's a family on this train that looks just like a villain family in a john Hughes film. The mom is even wearing a beret fir crissakes.
Zulema ❧ spicy cocoa tart
I really like when a subscription overlay shows up after I've already scrolled WAY down the page. #tcdr #wtf
I really like when a subscription overlay shows up after I've already scrolled WAY down the page. #tcdr #wtf
I block most of those sites & then read them through a different site/app. It's such a stupid tactic. Why would I want to subscribe when your overlay blocks what I'm reading? On every page? Even worse, are the ones that still do it after you subscribe. - Anika
Andy Bakun
• @importantshock @moonpolysoft hopefully you're getting excited about what *you* are creating, rather than which tools you use to create.
Andy Bakun
• @RebelKing You can set whatever price you want, but if no one wants to pay it, that price is, by definition, too high.
One week to go? I'm in denial.
Andy Bakun
• @RebelKing but using money as a proxy to measure cultural significance means one will be disappointed.
Andy Bakun
• @RebelKing Let's not conflate value as "money changes hands" & "meaningful to culture". Of course creation has cultural significance...
Big Joe Silenced
"Don't concentrate on the finger or you will miss all that heavenly glory."
"Enter The Dragon" is on and this was the scene when i changed over. - Big Joe Silenced
How can you make the number seven even?
Make fractions even? - Zulema ❧ spicy cocoa tart
Nope. - chrisofspades
Remove the s. - rønin
Ding. - chrisofspades
Woot! - rønin
Or remove any one or any three letters - Micah from iPhone
Not quite Micah. If you remove s, e, and v, you're left with en. Still not even. - chrisofspades
You're left with a thing that is even (a grouping of letters). - Micah from FFHound!
Yes, but removing just the s makes seven quite literally even. - chrisofspades
This thread.... - Moniqua
I don't even. - bentley
ha! bentley wins! - t-ra needs this place
heh (also, this has to be he lowest stakes trolling I've ever conducted) - Micah from FFHound!
Paul Buchheit
In the future, history will be divided into "Before Like" and "After Like" ;)
...1 minute ago...? *checks calendar*...ummm... Hi, Paul! - WoH: Professor MOTHRA
Hey Paul (: - Ozgur Demir from iPhone
Has Paul turned back time and Saved Friendfeed? I knew he was smart! - Gunneh-MoTo Calls me that
Time is an illusion, or something like that. - Paul Buchheit
It's wibbly wobbly timey wimey stuff. - Gunneh-MoTo Calls me that
Hello, Paul! - LB needs a hero! from Android
Like - Micah from FFHound!
that blog post is an historic treasure - Laura Norvig
I've got an idea for the global handling of likes and dislikes across the entire Internet and all social media platforms -- one which provides complete control to each individual user in a single file that they can edit and update at will. - Sean McBride
Hello, Goodbye *sniffles* - Laura Norvig
Hey, Paul, for what it’s worth: thanks for everything. - Akiva
Thanks Paul - Ashish
Thanks everyone! :) - Paul Buchheit
yeah, so long and thanks for all the fish. - Laura Norvig
Louis Gray
I just realized that with FriendFeed closing soon, I can finally upload all my nude photos.
The Gray Exposé - Micah from FFHound!
You mean the rest of them? - WoH: Professor MOTHRA
You've been missing out on a lot if you're just now posting nudes. - Kristin
oh yeah, me too - Meg VMeg
I mean high res. - Louis Gray
Come on dude - alireza6211
There's a Gray Matter joke in there somewhere, but my brain can't quite knit it together, yet. - vicster.
Our dress code is, you can dress but there is no risky outfit here :) - Eddie
Louis Gray, 50 shades of - Joe
should we invite him to the secret room? - Laura Norvig
No thanks, Laura! - Louis Gray
j/k - Laura Norvig
Andrew C (✔)
@arc315 on Twitter, arc315 on FB & Tumblr (but that's mostly about improv), f---nobaddesign on tumblr (about bad product and other design), - my largely abandoned blog.
Oh, and meetups! I'm gonna be in LA for nine straight Saturdays starting this one (March 14), plus two will be longer stays - I think one in April will be Sat and Sun (edit: Easter weekend), and May will be a four day trip starting Thursday the 7th. - Andrew C (✔) from Android
I'm also going to New York from end of June till July 4th. - Andrew C (✔) from Android
I'm not ready to go, y'all. =( Frenf still doesn't seem to have Twitter import working. - Andrew C (✔)
Sarah G.
RT @shiraovide: Explaining the tech industry, in a sentence. MT @JeffElder: Jury note from Pao-Kleiner
RT @shiraovide: Explaining the tech industry, in a sentence. MT @JeffElder: Jury note from Pao-Kleiner
if I rolled my eyes any harder they'd fall out - RepoRat
that line was in a grant proposal I'm working on. we took it out as soon as I wrote "GOOD GAWD NO" in the google doc. - jambina from iPhone
Andrew C (✔)
Rand Paul struggles with his signature issues | MSNBC -
"This keeps happening. Paul said he’s given considerable thought to the philosophic nature of “rights,” though his opinions on the subject are largely gibberish. The senator says he cares deeply about minority rights, which he’s struggled to grasp. Paul talks about drone policy, which he’s flubbed badly. Paul claims to hate the Affordable Care Act, but he fails to appreciate what the policy is and what it does. He says he’s deeply concerned about the deficit, but doesn’t know what the deficit is." - Andrew C (✔) from Bookmarklet
"Again, these aren’t just random issues; these are the issue Rand Paul himself claims to care the most about. When a politician seems confused about his signature concerns, that’s not a good sign." - Andrew C (✔)
Andrew C (✔)
Rand Paul rejects 'rights based on your behavior' | MSNBC -
"“I don’t think I’ve ever used the word gay rights, because I don’t really believe in rights based on your behavior,” the Kentucky Republican told reporters in a videotaped interview that has received little attention since it was recorded in 2013." - Andrew C (✔) from Bookmarklet
"The Kentucky Republican may not have thought this one through. By Rand Paul’s reasoning, gun rights don’t exist because buying, carrying, and/or firing a weapon is a “behavior.” By Rand Paul’s reasoning, religious rights don’t exist because embracing a faith tradition, practicing its tenets, and attending services is a “behavior.” By Rand Paul’s reasoning, free-speech rights don’t... more... - Andrew C (✔)
"The Kentucky Republican may not have thought this one through. By Rand Paul’s reasoning, gun rights don’t exist because buying, carrying, and/or firing a weapon is a “behavior.” By Rand Paul’s reasoning, religious rights don’t exist because embracing a faith tradition, practicing its tenets, and attending services is a “behavior.” By Rand Paul’s reasoning, free-speech rights don’t... more... - Andrew C (✔)
You know, I am really going to miss friendfeed.
I know that I could express my weirdness on Twitter but it just won't be the same. - Joe
Yeah, it's not the same environment elsewhere. - John (bird whisperer)
If it weren't for ff I wouldn't have been introduced to you, and we wouldn't have been on the JCLP team together, and that is a sad world, indeed. - Marie
I never would have met the whole LSW gang, and that has changed my whole outlook on librarianship - Joe
^^^yes - Galadriel C. from Android
+1 million, Joe. - John Dupuis
Indeed. Even though I mostly lurk I've felt at home with you all. - Ruth Kneale
yes. yes. yes. - Stephan!e•CogSc!L!brar!an
:-( - bentley
Andrew C (✔)
11 questions you were too embarrassed to ask about the Fast & Furious movies - Vox -
"I stand before you today not just a convert, but an evangelist. The Fast & Furious movies stand as one of the best film franchises America has going for it right now — and maybe even a gloriously dumb representation of everything good about America." - Andrew C (✔) from Bookmarklet
"The franchise always prominently features cars, and the solution to every problem is always "more cars," but these aren't "car movies" anymore. It's a neat trick." - Andrew C (✔)
Zulema ❧ spicy cocoa tart
RT @mikepetrucci: Finally, a political party we can all stand behind.
RT @mikepetrucci: Finally, a political party we can all stand behind.
at first I thought that said "disturbing swords" and I like it either way - t-ra needs this place
They've totally got my vote. I'm a big fan of farcical aquatic ceremonies. - Hookuh Tinypants
Why do I have a memory of Link getting swords from a fairy in a pond? I've never played the game but I also know this quote is from that Monty Python movie so I'm having a bit of a brain melt. - Zulema ❧ spicy cocoa tart
I don't know much about this Lady of the Lake, but she has my vote. - Stephen Mack
Is this a new Hillary campaign strategy? - Greg GuitarBuster
Mike Nencetti
Zulema ❧ spicy cocoa tart
RT @scottjehl: The avg website dropped 50kb in weight in the last 15 days. …Which probably means an ad network went down but I'll be optimistic about it.
At first I read that as kg and thought it was a joke. - John (bird whisperer)
^^^hah, me too :D - Victor Ganata
Gennycraig dot com lost our website 50kB in 30 days! (Google results may vary) - Micah from FFHound!
I read it that way, too. - bentley
Y'all got weight loss on your minds. Living in a weight-obsessed world!! - Zulema ❧ spicy cocoa tart from Android
Well, I will admit that I did remove some old delisted ad banner codes from most of my websites over the weekend. - April Russo (FForever!)
I'm more in favor of website weight-loss programs than human ones. - John (bird whisperer)
Jim #teamFFrank
Frienfeeders are Carson Bell, "You don't need to do this." Facebook is Anton Chigurh. -
It occurs to me that a more apt characterization for FFers would be Carla Jean: "You don't have to do this." Chigurh replies, "People always say the same thing." - Jim #teamFFrank
Amit Patel
So many flowers everywhere. In completely unrelated news, I have been sneezing a lot.
Completely unrelated :-) - Todd Hoff
Completely unrelated ;-) - Amit Patel
Correlation is not causation and stuff. - WoH: Professor MOTHRA
Correlation is correlated with causation. - Amit Patel
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