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Tedium Shorties

They're too short for 3,000-word stories, but too interesting to not write about at all. Meet Tedium’s shorties—the latest quick hits of news and weirdness from Tedium.

My Words, Your Voice

My Words, Your Voice 🎤: What an open letter that emerged from the music industry says about the art of creativity in mainstream culture. (via MidRange)

The Lone Coder

The Lone Coder: A letter of appreciation to the guy who spent years developing one of the few modern web browsers for vintage Macs. (via MidRange)

Chaos For Good

Chaos For Good 😈: Why Lil Nas X, in all his Satan-sneaker glory, represents a positive form of chaos in modern internet culture. (via MidRange)

Lock Up Your Phone

Lock Up Your Phone 🔐: Why a marketing scheme by an obvious search-bait website actually has me sort of impressed by the brilliance of its growth hackery. (via MidRange)

Maybe All I Need Is a Shot in the Arm

Maybe All I Need Is a Shot in the Arm 💉: On fighting with pharmacy websites in an effort to get the COVID-19 vaccine. (via MidRange)

I Hate Facebook Groups

I Hate Facebook Groups: Explaining why Facebook Groups are built so terribly that even The New York Times couldn’t wait to get rid of their incredibly popular group. (via MidRange)

A Culture of Overstimulation

A Culture of Overstimulation: With basically every culture option under the sun served on a platter, it can be tough to find novelty in any of it anymore. Perhaps a change in perception is the solution to that. (via MidRange)

Robocalls, Cajun Style


The number of phone calls each resident of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, received on average in February, making them the “robocall capital of America,” according to CNN.

Background Competition

Background Competition 📺: I cannot write in the same room where a television is airing, because it destroys my concentration, and I have no clue why. I’m writing this for my own understanding. (via MidRange)

Sequestered In Memphis

Sequestered In Memphis 🔐: Discussing one of the most entertaining Twitter bugs in quite some time. Sometimes it doesn’t need to make sense for it to be hilarious. (via MidRange)

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