I’m growing ever more deeply uncomfortable with Apple’s relationship with China. I wonder what their plans are - clearly it’s not sustainable.
There is precisely zero chance that we can stop climate change making the planet uninhabitable without ending our reliance on fossil fuels. www.theguardian.com/commentis…
Microsoft is using its Android launcher to recreate the eco-system advantages that you get from using all-Apple. www.windowscentral.com/new-app-a…
Something about Brexit that I just don’t understand: the motivations of the DUP. The biggest thing that could push NI towards a united Ireland would be a hard Brexit, and yet they must know that’s what they’re effectively campaigning for.
It’s a really weird feeling when you’ve been on a beta release of an OS for a while when it comes out. Everyone talks about the new features that you’ve been living with for ages.
I mean, this has to be straight up treachery and illegal in half a dozen ways, right? www.nytimes.com/2019/10/0…
Microsoft is very smart to go for a double-screen approach rather than folding screens. Flexible screens have to be made of plastic, and any kind of plastic which you constant fold and unfold will get weaker over time. The more you use it, the quicker it will break.
Margate is going up in the world
Art Car Boot Fair
Oh boy, some of the takes on the new iPhones not having 5G are so, so bad. Heard one which suggested that networks might start pulling LTE coverage within three years. That’s just not happening.
Well Hamburg gets a ✅ from me
Gosh this is a cracking piece unherd.com/2019/08/d…
The “literature of the future” so often is a clutching at straws from the past…
If you get chance, this documentary on the BauHaus is really good. BBC iPlayer - Bauhaus 100
Pixel 3XL’s camera just isn’t as good as the iPhone. Too much smoothing on faces and attempts too much weird colour balance that often puts colours way out of whack - pure whites ending up pinky for example.
If you like strange short stories, you are going to absolutely love Julia Armfield’s “Salt Slow” books.apple.com/gb/book/s…
Respect your chips!
Possibly the most truthful advertising in history