Thursday. The word of the day is opportune.
Elon Musk wants to buy Twitter outright, now.
It’s budget season in these parts. Boston’s budget is pretty practical. Lots of necessary facility and infrastructure upgrades. Personnel costs dominate. Status quo. That’s not a bad thing. At the State House, despite overflowing coffers, the Governor’s plan for tax relief for for seniors, low earners, renters, and parents of dependent children was put off by legislators. Speaker Ron Mariano told Commonwealth Magazine that those tax cuts “weren’t necessary.”
There were lots of allegations of voting shenanigans investigated after the last presidential election and some were actually found to be legitimate.
Russia is blustering over Sweden and Finland joining NATO, throwing out the threat of moving nuclear weapons closer to the border. As if close to the border is worse.
And here are the winners of Apple’s ‘Shot on iPhone’ macro photography contest. Wow.