By JW | Fri, 01/21/2022 - 23:01

STL: Friday, January 21, 2022

BuySTL 👜

  • St. Louis Standards: For SweetArt's Reine Keis, Baking Is a Calling - RFT

Restaurants 🍲


  • Home Assistant Yellow - Pi-powered local automation - Jeff Geerling
  • Using 4G LTE wireless modems on a Raspberry Pi - Jeff Geerling

Sustainability ♻️

  • L.A. Just Ran the U.S.’s Biggest Free-Transit Experiment - Curbed
  • How a Powerful Company Convinced Georgia to Let It Bury Toxic Waste in Groundwater — ProPublica

Nature 🦝

  • 1st female boss monkey emerges at southwest Japan zoo - The Mainichi

STL99 😱

  • ‘I’ve never seen anything like it’: St. Louis region faces dire blood shortage -

99MO 😱

  • Several Missouri school districts have temporarily closed this month - KSDK
  • 'It's so disheartening' - Mistreatment of nurses around the Ozarks on the rise - FOX 2
  • State-Supported “Clean Energy” Loans Are Putting Borrowers at Risk of Losing Their Homes — ProPublica

100MO 💯

  • Think your home value is soaring? Talk to a Missouri farmer - FOX 2

Crime 🗯

  • Father shot while chasing man who tried to steal his car with child inside, police say - KSDK
  • St. Louis woman charged in McDonald's shooting over french fries - FOX 2

DotGov 🏛

CityGov 🏛

  • City’s new chief equity officer to focus on data -
  • ‘The people of St. Louis want to recycle,’ says alderwoman - r/StLouis
  • Some SLPS staff allowed back to work without COVID vaccine - FOX 2

LocalGov 🏛

  • St. Louis Pandemic Task Force to feds: 'We need to ask for help' - FOX 2

MoGov 🏛

  • The Governor Who Thinks Examining HTML Is Criminal Hacking Is Now Working To Make Missouri's Public Records Laws Worse - Techdirt.
  • Missouri governor wants to limit open record laws - STLPR
  • Missouri judge hears arguments over whether legislative rule violates open records law - Missouri Independent
  • Republican senators call for MoDOT chief's removal - KSDK
  • Missouri Attorney General starts filing lawsuits against schools with mask mandates - FOX 2
  • Gov. Parson seeks new office to improve Missouri's response to floods and drought -
  • Missouri among states still pushing ineffective COVID antibody treatments -

FedGov 🏛

Covid19 Info 🦠

  • Weekly COVID-19 Round-up - 1/20/22 - River City Data
  • St. Louis hospitals continue to see record COVID-19 numbers -
  • Crush of COVID cases force Missouri hospitals to scramble for staffing - Missouri Independent
  • How the next COVID variant may emerge - FOX 2
  • Is COVID retreating in the U.S.? Data paints encouraging scenario in some states -
  • Post-COVID 'brain fog' could be result of virus changing patients’ spinal fluid - FOX 2
  • Fake COVID inspector tries to test QuikTrip workers to pay rent - FOX 2
  • Man who tested workers for COVID is charged with impersonating St. Louis County health inspector -
  • Fake St. Louis County Health Worker Administered COVID Tests: Charges - RFT

Captain's Blog 🏴‍☠️

  • Bitcoin price crash: Crypto plunges by 9% as billions wiped off market - The Independent
  • RocketShip Pilots Train On New SCI Simulator Model - The Waterways Journal
  • Modal Comparison Data Upgrade Is Welcome - The Waterways Journal
  • New Bill Claims To Ban 'Surveillance Advertising,' But Doesn't Actually Do It - Techdirt.
  • Apple Releases Safari Technology Preview 138 With Bug Fixes and Performance Improvements - MacRumors
  • Debris From Russian Anti-Satellite Test Nearly Slammed Into Chinese Satellite - Gizmodo
  • Twitter Launches Feature for Displaying NFTs as Your Avatar - Gizmodo
  • Intel Plans $20 Billion Factory in Ohio to Accelerate Domestic Chip Manufacturing - Gizmodo
  • The Mac proves Apple can safely open the iPhone - David Heinemeier Hansson
  • NASA's gamma-ray-burst alert satellite put into safe mode after suspected reaction wheel failure - The Register
  • Abandoned oil well counts are exploding — now that there’s money on the table - Grist
  • Should the world ban solar geoengineering? 60 experts say yes. - Grist
  • The scale of the ongoing log4shell vulnerability. U.S states... - Maps on the Web
  • Pluto again - Orange Crate Art
  • ‘People Need to Know She Sucks’: Kyrsten Sinema’s Volunteers, Ex-Staff Are Fed Up - VICE US
  • Folding Ideas on the problem with NFTs -
  • More Than Half of Medical Devices Have Critical Vulnerabilities - ACM