It was not a hard decision to purposely omit a commenting system. In terms of maintenance, having a comment system that's open to the public which requires absolutely no authentication sucks.
Third-party options tested were terrible.
I'm also a terrible programmer.
You can still have your say using email or social media.
|The Grim Factoids|
|Our RSS feed now works|
|Posting an Item on the Main Page|
|“Long live the instant gratification economy—and the increasingly sophisticated technology that’s enabling it.”|
|“The prospects and future of AI.”|
|“The robot age is nothing to be worried about.”|
|Japanese Robot Serves Ice Cream From Inside a Vending Machine|
|How to Avoid Jury Duty|
|Why, Typewriters Are Alive and Well, Thank you|
|CaptchaTweet: Write Tweets in Captcha Form|
|The (Very Scary) People of Public Transit|
|“Authoritarianism depends upon people getting used to hearing the things that they want to hear.”|
|“Robots are key to a new wave of local agriculture.”|
|“Rejuvenation is Finally an Industry.”|
|“When people think you are crazy, that’s nice, because it allows you to think differently.”|