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Conundrums of Community in the Age of Computing

Right Now with Nick Smith (Linkedin/Twitter) What I’m watching: Last night I watched Malignant and it was … super creepy. Watch it, but don’t learn anything about it beforehand. What I’m listening to: I just got to go to my first indoor concert in two years(!!!) and was grateful to see Anamanaguchi … 18 months … Continued

The Best Time To Build Housing

Right Now with Nick Smith (Linkedin/Twitter) What I’m watching: Clips from “This Old House” on YouTube What I’m reading: Your Computer Is On Fire, about the death of techno-utopianism, and starting to uncover the biases built into computing structures What I’m listening to: Nirvana – Breed … classic & perfect for 30 years now.  As a suburban … Continued

March Sadness? March Malaise?

Right Now with Nick Smith (Linkedin/Twitter) What I’m listening to: Lots of Fountains of Wayne recently What I’m playing: Football Manager. You haven’t lived until you’ve coached a semi-pro soccer team to the glory of the Champions League. Like many other totally normal people, I think today should be a holiday — and yet just like … Continued

Supply and The Man

Right Now with Nick Smith (Linkedin/Twitter) What I’m watching: Technology Connections — A YouTube channel that explains the inner workings of household stuff in a fun, digestible way What I’m listening to: Optimism (as a Radical Life Choice) by Spanish Love Songs — Good ol’ Midwestern emo that made my 2020 Mount Rushmore of Music. … Continued

Read Plats/Speak Spanish

Right Now with Nick Smith (Linkedin/Twitter) What I’m watching: Taskmaster — an incredible British game show where comedians … well, they complete tasks. It is a scream. What I’m listening to: Radio.Garden — spin the globe and listen to live radio streams from around the world!  Look, you have enough on your plate. I get that. … Continued

What’s in a Name?

Right Now with Nick Smith (Linkedin/Twitter) What I’m watching: Trigger Warning with Killer Mike  What I’m listening to: Run The Jewels — RTJ4 If you’re interested in becoming a better anti-racist, Killer Mike is a great, outside-the-box (read: hilarious and NSFW) resource. If you’re not … now might be a good time to stop reading. Let’s start at … Continued

The Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow of Yesterday: A Reflection

Right Now with Nick Smith (Linkedin/Twitter) What I’m watching: Defunctland, a YouTube series discussing the history of extinct theme park and themed entertainment experiences What I’m listening to: Phantom Planet — Quarantine (lol but seriously, I cannot wait for this band’s new album) Happy Friday! Like many (most?) of you, I should be getting ready for … Continued

#ELGLTraeger: 31-40

These ten Traeger Award winners represent everything that’s good in local government. Join ELGL in celebrating their accomplishments, and connect with them on Twitter and LinkedIn to learn from their expertise. ELGL and Zencity are proud to honor these ten leaders with a Traeger Award! Meet all the Traegers! #41-50 #51-60 #61-70 #71-80 #81-90 #91-100 … Continued

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