HomePods + Apple TV: Fun, but I Had to Move On

HomePods + Apple TV: Fun, but I Had to Move On
This was going to be a very long post, but I got bored reading my own post, so I threw it away and here’s the super-short version 🏃‍♂️ I Replaced My HomePodsFor the past 4 years I’ve have 2 HomePods next to my TV. They played music, performed Siri

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People Were Skeptical About the Web Too, You Know

Eric Selfert on Twitter: Calling out the fact that some other technology at a similar stage was (1) ridiculed and (2) ultimately succeeded has almost nothing to do with the fact that it was ridiculed. There's not a causal relationship there.Listen, the world is going to be skeptical of

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Web3's Instant Rush to Centralization

Moxie Marlinspike has written my new favorite piece about the modern crypto bubble. Read the whole thing, but a few choice quotes for me were: It reuses the same connections, TLS session tickets, etc for all the accounts in your wallet, so if you’re managing multiple accounts in your

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So, About the MacBook Pro Notch…

So, About the MacBook Pro Notch…
I’m here to say that yes, I notice the notch on the 2021 MacBook Pro every single time I use the computer, and yes, it’s annoying. When these machines came out, everyone went out of their way to say something like, “I don’t even notice it!” and

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Gear Does Matter

Two Cameras: Two Uses, by Greg Morris: My smartphone needs to have a good camera to capture all of life's moments. My kids doing things I want to let others know about, or record a memory I want to look back on.And: My camera on the other had is

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The Erosion if the Common Good

Anita Sreedhar and Anand Gopal writing about vaccine hesitancy in the U.S. Public health is no longer viewed as a collective endeavor, based on the principle of social solidarity and mutual obligation. People are conditioned to believe they’re on their own and responsible only for themselves. That means

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Fitness+ is Adding the One Feature That Could Bring Me Back!

Fitness+ is Adding the One Feature That Could Bring Me Back!
Apple Newsroom: Time to Run on Fitness+ is a new audio running experience designed to help users become more consistent and better runners, with each episode focused on a popular running route in some of the most notable and iconic locations. […] Each episode is composed of inspiring coaching tips led

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What It’s Like Working at a Large Company

Ask HN: Startup acquired by a large company and it sucks. What to do? | Hacker News At this point I am in absolute shock. This should take no more than a few days to implement. So I reach out to the manager and ask what is going on. This is

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The Best Book of All Time Is… (Newsletter #97)

Happy Friday! Let's roll into the weekend with a blow-out collection of links and other goodies! The LinksMust read: a status page and interactive timeline to follow along with the James Webb Space Telescope.Footprints discovered in New Mexico show humans were in North America about 5,000 years earlier

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Dear God, I’m Writing About Star Wars

Spencer Kornhaber for The Atlantic, Why Star Wars Keeps Telling the Same Stories: Mesmerizing fights and tasty twists will no doubt unfold satisfyingly in the coming episodes. But look to the margins, to the creatures who aren’t saying much, for the saga’s future, because they still hold the

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