Sunday Sundries

Miscellaneous items I found of interest during the week.

Therefore Let Us Not Be Silly
Troll news and yellow journalism run amok. In 2024, we can change. By Justin Ling

Predictions for 2024
Bari Weiss interviews Niall Ferguson, John McWhorter, Tyler Cowen, Peter Attia, Nate Silver, and others about the year to come. Long. US-centric. If the link doesn’t work try this.

It is not given to human beings – happily for them, for otherwise life would be intolerable – to foresee or to predict to any large extent the unfolding course of events.

                                   Winston Churchill

2023: MyHeritage Year in Review

Amateur Family Genealogists Researching Their Family History: A Scoping Review of Motivations and Psychosocial Impacts

What to expect at CES 2024
The Consumer Electronics Show starts in Las Vegas on Tuesday. Bidet with Alexa and Google anyone?

Thanks to this week’s contributors: Ann Burns, Ann Rexe, Anonymous, Barbara May Di Mambro, Bonnie, Brenda Turner, Cheryl Bowman, gail benjafield, Gail Roger, Helen Gillespie, Glenn Wright,  Ian Barker,  Kim, Lolly Fullerton, Robert Halfyard, Stephanie Stone, Sunday Thompson, Teresa, Teri Murphy-Payne, Unknown.


One Reply to “Sunday Sundries”

  1. My reason for my genealogical research? I was looking for someone in my family I could admire. Most interestingly, not only did I find many to admire, but by researching my family’s history I also learned many reasons for my immediate family members being such stinkers.
    Such as: their own personal backgrounds, what they struggled with and endured ie the great depression, early deaths of parents, position in the family structure, goals never achieved … lots of things. BT

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