The world keeps turning Monday, 22 March 2021 17:05:31 CDT David-Braverman Chicago, Entertainment, General, Personal, Politics, Travel, Weather, Work (0) Even though my life for the past week has revolved around a happy, energetic ball of fur, the rest of the world has continued as if Cassie doesn't matter: US Senator Ron Johnson (R-WI) has taken the lead in spewing right-wing conspiracy bullshit in the Senate. Retired US Army Lt Colonel Alexander Vindman joins Garry Kasparov in an op-ed that says it's not about the individual politicians; Russia's future is about authoritarianism against democracy. Deep waters 150 meters under the surface of Lake Michigan have gotten warmer over the past few decades, which is probably a bad thing. Oh, and summers have gotten longer too, and the rate of them getting longer is accelerating. Microsoft Azure CTO Mark Russinovich takes us inside an Azure Data Center. The last-ever Airbus A380—one of only 251 built since the first one in 2007—has rolled off the assembly line in Toulouse, France. Software defects and $1,100-an-hour consulting fees may be keeping prisoners in Arizona from release on time. Usability expert Jakob Nielsen reviews how the NN Group created their iconic usability heuristics posters 26 years ago. Author John Scalzi reviews Zack Snyder's Justice League, a movie I watched over two days this week with about the same reactions as Scalzi's. And if you still haven't seen our spring concert, you still can. Don't miss it!