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I was super late to the party, but a couple of years ago, I finally watched through all of #Babylon5, including the movies, and wow.

The show was insanely ahead of its time in the topics it tackled, and while the CG was often cheesy, the writing and performances were generally top-notch. If you haven't checked the show out, do yourself a favor and do so -- it is a landmark sci-fi achievement.

I mention this now because the music to the finale, "Sleeping in Light," just came on shuffle.

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Meanwhile, in the in Asia Telegram channel, somebody from reported that they're wrapping up their road mapping efforts in and are planning to start in soon.

Somebody from inquired whether they have plans to do follow-up on cleaning data imports FB has done in the past.

t.me/OpenStreetMapAsia/6133

Just saw an ad saying I should use what3words to identify my location when calling the emergency services.

l always got the impression that w3w was proprietary, and required an internet connection. Surely that means there are better options for remote emergencies?

Open Location Code, geohash, or anything else computed on the device seem like better ways of shortening locations (both Google Maps and OsmAnd give you OLC without internet). Many of these systems can even be printed on a map.

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Google play just warned me that Niantic's latest game has been released: Harry Potter Wizards Unite.
Keep an eye out for fictitious edits.

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