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Mar 26

The area of the touchscreen where one turns off this TaxiTV is completely worn through.

The rest of the panel is pristine.

The area of the touchscreen where one turns off this TaxiTV is completely worn through.

The rest of the panel is pristine.

Mar 25

Mar 23

“Keurig’s next generation of coffee machines will have a way to prevent any coffee not licensed by Keurig from brewing in the machine as early as this fall.” — Ars Technica

Mar 21

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Mar 20

"Is Twitter Getting Rid of @-Replies and Hashtags?" -

The latest hand-wringing. The answer is clearly: of course, but eventually.

@ replies and hashtags are hacks for the behavior we really want. They’re abstract pointers to real subjects and people. Of course they will disappear.

Similarly, we select contacts instead of dialing phone numbers and use periods instead of writing STOP.

Once a simpler, less abstract method arises we will shift. Eventually, a hashtag will be nostalgic marker or joke, like a Polaroid or record scratch.

Mar 19

Mar 18

“And here we are, with a restored Russia, paranoid about encirclement, increasing their leverage in the neighborhood. It may be ugly and it may be wrong, and Ukraine deserves the moral support that small nations always deserve when they are bullied—but it is also historically normal. If we become hysterical every time historical forces assert themselves, there will be no end to the hysteria.” — Adam Gopnik on Ukraine

"How I Track My Life" -

Buster Benson covered every bit of advice I wanted to write about using Reporter, and then some.

Mar 15

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Mar 14

Be sure to check out Time’s Gigapan from the apex of One World Trade.

Be sure to check out Time’s Gigapan from the apex of One World Trade.