• Instagram’s Harassment Problem

    Taylor Lorenz reporting: She said that the company’s focus on growth has crippled its ability to understand the deep problems within the communities the platform has created. “When you work in growth products for so long, you just kind of don’t learn to understand community concerns,” she said. Terrible. Perhaps it’s also that people making […]

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  • The iCloud Lock In

    Where is Amazon’s iCloud?

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  • Casio G-SHOCK G-Steel GST-S130C

    It basically is a watch with a blacklight so that you can relive when you discovered black lights all over again. Also, it’s solid.

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  • iPad Productivity Report: 10/8/18

    All about Siri Shortcuts and Shortcuts.app.

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  • iPhone XS: Why It’s A Whole New Camera

    Fantastic post and analysis by Halide on what really is going on with the iPhone XS camera system. This post also explains how to override, and work with this new method. If you have an iPhone XS, you should probably at least skim through this post.

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  • ‘Pulling a Facebook’

    Matthew Green has this excellent bit in his article about Chrome’s auto-login bullshit: This pattern of behavior by tech companies is so routine that we take it for granted. Let’s call it “pulling a Facebook” in honor of the many times that Facebook has “accidentally” relaxed the privacy settings for user profile data, and then—following […]

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  • Orwell knew: we willingly buy the screens that are used against us

    Henry Cowles: Unfettered access to our inner lives begins as a choice, a decision to sign up for a product because we ‘feel the need of it’. When acting on our desires in the marketplace means signing over our data to corporate entities, the erosion of choice is revealed to be the consequence of choice […]

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  • A Few Practical Tips for Packing Lighter

    What I’ve learned in my one bag traveling pursuits.

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  • Watches for Sale

    I’ve got three watches I am looking to sell, click through to see the details. I’m selling my Gravitymaster, Tissot, and Series 0.

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