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  • Death Predictions for Episode 3 (No Leaks Please)

    @All the ChickensI'm with A.Ron on thinking that all dragons will have to die before the end of the show.   Although I guess maybe one of them could live as long as they need one more to reproduce (so the one dragon that survives would be the last).    I just didn't think this would happen on episode 3.
    Cyrnic97
  • Roma

    Another minor observation that I forgot to mention was the relationship of the families/maids/dogs.  Dogs are treated a bit more like they are part of the family than the maids.   Maids are asked to take care of dogs (feeding them, cleaning them, and cleaning their poop).   There are probably more pictures of people with their dogs than people with their live in maids.  Yet some of these live in maids develop a bond with their employers and may even forgo getting married and having kids of their own.   A couple of years ago, I visited Guatemala and was surprised to find one of my old neighbors live in maid still living with them (now in her 70s I assume).   Never married, never had kids.   I get the feeling that she thinks of my friend as his family as her family, yet still live in a small room tucked behind the back yard and wakes up early to serve her employers...   and clean dog poop.
    Kate23ElisaNoelDaveyMac
  • Roma

    I grew up in Guatemala in the late 70s/early 80s with live in maids from indigenous communities.   It is great to see a story that centers on their experience and tries to capture all the nuances of the relationships between them and the families that employ them.   I really appreciated their use of their indigenous language and their awkwardness in speaking Spanish, trying to figure out what was going on with their employers, and the blurred lines between family/employee.   One of the scenes that struck a cord with me was the one where they are all watching tv and it feels like they are all a family, yet in the middle of the show someone asks her to go bring something from the kitchen (iceceam?).  Yet, at the same time while she is bringing things back to them be told "hurry, you're going to miss the good part."   The relationship turns from "we are all a family watching something together" to "hey, employee go get me something."   Really well captured.
    EMAW42DaveyMacElisaKate23A_Ron_HubbardMichelleNoel
  • BoJack Horseman was renewed for season 6

    https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/live-feed/bojack-horseman-renewed-season-6-at-netflix-1156146

    Too bad we didn't get to hear Aron's more detailed thoughts on season 5.   Also, it looks like the creators of BoJack will be working on a new series on Amazon (it's first animated series):

    https://www.broadcastingcable.com/news/amazon-greenlights-undone-raphael-bob-waksberg-172196

    Looking forward to check both.

    Kate23Dee
  • World Wide Web founder reveals plan to reinvent the internet

    https://www.fastcompany.com/90243936/exclusive-tim-berners-lee-tells-us-his-radical-new-plan-to-upend-the-world-wide-web

    "This week, Berners-Lee will launch Inrupt, a startup that he has been building, in stealth mode, for the past nine months. Backed by Glasswing Ventures, its mission is to turbocharge a broader movement afoot, among developers around the world, to decentralize the web and take back power from the forces that have profited from centralizing it. In other words, it’s game on for Facebook, Google, Amazon. For years now, Berners-Lee and other internet activists have been dreaming of a digital utopia where individuals control their own data and the internet remains free and open. But for Berners-Lee, the time for dreaming is over."

    A decentralized internet eh?   I wonder how Richard (Silicon Valley) would feel about that?  :)

    Seriously though, any thoughts on this project (https://solid.inrupt.com/ )?
    telephoneofmadnessJaimieTFreiberg