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Weekly Thing

Weekly Newsletter from
Jamie Thingelstad

#46 | Mar 24, 2018 | Permalink

We officially welcomed the First Day of Spring 🌦 and with it above freezing temperatures. I've been watching the snow and ice recede, the days get longer and I'm starting to think about the ice coming off the lakes. Yeah, I'm a little eager.

Photo 📷

Steve Earle and the Dukes toured to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of Copperhead Road.

Mar 21, 2018 at 9:41 PM
Pantages Theater, Minneapolis MN

Links 📌

Due to some issues with Pinboard today, most of the links aren't grouped into sets as they usually are. The groups will be back next week.

Health

Tech

Sports

Promotion 🎁

WikiTribune

WikiTribune is a news platform that brings journalists and a community of volunteers together. WikiTribune just got funded and I became a backer. I've been impressed with Wikipedia and am excited about Jimmy Wales and team focusing on the news ecosystem. I am very curious to see how they realize these objectives. I've previously thought about how news can be reinvented. I focused more on the open source model instead of wiki, but either way I feel like a fundamental rethink is possible! Let's see how they tackle this. Become a supporter today!

App 📱

Happy Scale

by Front Pocket Software LLC

Happy Scale smooths out your daily scale weights to predict your true weight loss.

This app does a great job of smoothing your weight data and showing you your trend versus any specific data point. It also does a very nice job of breaking bigger goals into smaller steps. This pairs really well with HealthKit, and if you have a scale that integrates with HealthKit it all works like magic.

Free 5/5 stars

Status 🎈

Friday @ 10:16 PM

Delta website shows 708,984 lifetime miles for me. I’ll probably hit that Million Miler status in a few years. Don’t know how I feel about that. 🤔

Friday @ 7:57 PM

Still thinking about today’s awesome lunch at Tori Ramen with @patrickrhone. The Bali Bali! was amazing. The conversation was good too. 😁

Friday @ 7:38 PM

Shredding paper like I work in the White House. 🤣

Wednesday @ 8:27 PM

Steve Earle doing Copperhead Road at the Pantages! 👍🏻🎶

Tuesday @ 10:02 PM

Backordered the better Marlon Bundo book. Made me chuckle that it’s on back order.

Sunday @ 8:39 AM

Getting crushed in UNO this morning. 🤪

Saturday @ 11:24 PM

Unlocked Izel in Alto’s Odyssey and set a new record run. 👍🏻

Saturday @ 3:05 PM

Nice home opener win Minnesota United! 👏⚽️👏⚽️👏⚽️ Cue Wonderwall! 👍

Saturday @ 2:33 PM

Wow – 3 rapid goals leave #MNUFC leading 2-1! ⚽️

Saturday @ 2:23 PM

GOAL!!! Yeah Minnesota United! #mnufc 1-0! ⚽️

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