Elon Musk Says "Hyperloop"; Tunnel Is Now Just a Normal Car Tunnel Because "This Is Simple and Just Works" Yes, for those keeping score, in a mere two years we’ve gone from a futuristic vision of electric skates zooming around a variety of vehicles in a network of underground tunnels to—and I cannot stress this… Continue reading The Modern P.T. Barnum Strikes Again
Custard's Last Stand: Mission Pie vs. the gig economy - Mission Local Her frustration isn’t that the “shut-in economy” has advanced to the point that contracting with a third party to have pies sent to your home is the epitome of San Francisco normal. If people desire delivery, let the people have what they want.… Continue reading Hey San Francisco, Time to Buy Some Pie!
Signature features - All this Drafts, for example, is commonly thought of as an app for writing small bits of text that then get shunted off some other app—Mail, Messages, Reminders, Evernote, another text editor—where they “belong.” And there’s no question Drafts is spectacular at this because it launches quickly to a blank note and… Continue reading Good Take on My Favorite iOS App
The Silicon Valley mantra of "move fast and break things" is breaking our neighborhoods, our cities, and our world. The reason is that these are not tech companies in the old sense. They are real estate companies, they are taxi companies, they are hotels, etc. Every business in 2019 relies on tech, and that does… Continue reading Important Read about AirBNB
My site is secure, so the world can relax. Was interesting watching a few people go back and forth on this, but read this blog post from Troy and follow is his advice and get yourself an SSL cert if you don't have one. via Troy Hunt: Here's Why Your Static Website Needs HTTPS
New tech is not always better just because it is new. Over the last year while rumors of FaceID becoming reality on the next phone were out there, we also heard how Apple was working on getting TouchID working on the screen. Well they didn’t, and now it’s FaceID only on the iPhone X. … Continue reading The FaceID Only Conundrum
I have been using iOS as my main phone for a few years, but I always have a line with an Android device on it for testing and playing (I also had a third line for Windows devices, but alas that is no longer needed). I have had Nexus devices, the original Moto X, as… Continue reading 48 Hours With the Samsung Note 8
So much news, so many sources, so much to read, so where does one start? If you are a news junkie as I am this is the ultimate question of our times!
Since everyone is dumping their two cents about WannaCry I was feeling kind of left out. I have a few thoughts about all this. The overarching thing is this, the current system is broken. Since the news broke of the malware late last week this has all started to take on a political war. Everyone… Continue reading A Few Unneeded Thoughts on WannaCry
I know it will shock many that I am looking at the launch of Windows 10S in a different light. I am going to start with my conclusion and go from there. Windows 10S is about finding a different way to keep Windows revenue afloat while they continue to evolve into the Azure and Office… Continue reading A Cynical View of Windows 10S