This is crazy, this is awesome. We are so proud of the new
Enjoy. Gear up. Just in time for christmas!
Here’s a great interview clip with the shy and interesting Charlie Watts, drummer for the Rolling Stones, from back in the early days.
He reflects on life in a successful white rock ‘n roll band playing black R&B, how American … Read the rest
All technologies have intended uses and unintended, fringe, use cases. Tech companies can only do so much to anticipate bad actors.
The modern smart home is becoming a reality. You can monitor and control it from afar, it knows … Read the rest
…things weren’t all that much different than now.
Time to go to bed, great great great great grandpa. You’ve done plenty for your country, your state, and your people. You won’t be forgotten.
But you were on the wrong side of history. Like siding with the Nazi’s in … Read the rest
It seems in many ways dumb devices are better than smart devices:
Why? Security, privacy, and quality.
Anything with a network connection can be hacked: smart TV’s, cars, streaming boxes, appliances, routers and every other smart device, or IoT device, … Read the rest
Shout to Squagles! Square Bagles!
The iPhone won’t make it to the future. Sure it’s Apple’s cash cow right now but I see it going away in importance over the next couple of years.
Think about Apple current main product … Read the rest
From the front, the user space, this argument is tired. Both smartphones do whatever you can imagine at this point. Both are amazingly thin and packed full of sensors and features.
Behind the scenes though…. things are very different. Why … Read the rest
It’s finally here. Everyone take a breath, take a few walks today, pet the dog plenty… remain calm.
Go vote if you haven’t already – long lines reported everywhere. Broken machines, confusion… Voter suppression at it’s finest.
Damn those millennials … Read the rest
Donald John Trump is the world’s finest con man.
The tax returns would rip the cover off of his whole scam. He’s all leverage, branding, and pure risk. He makes some money on the way into a deal, but most … Read the rest
To followup on my rant against american tech sites like Ars Technica and how they completely ignore hi-res audio, I found some proof.
Check out Crutchfield, an american stereo catalog … Read the rest
As the Trump circus rolls on he’s having major trouble picking up newspaper endorsements, even from reliably conservative editorial boards. I guess when you work in the newspaper business you are less able to stomach that man’s constant lies and … Read the rest
A – America is failing, big time. We used to be great but not anymore. We don’t win anymore. We are being passed up by every other country (not that I follow them) and we just let illegal immigrants run … Read the rest
I’m heading for the hills. It will be the first true vacation I’ve taken in several years, so there won’t be any new posts here for a week or so.
I will be up in the mountains, hopefully getting no … Read the rest
? Crazy times, friends.
Trump actually is a perfect movie bad guy. He’s got the TV history, he’s got the endless stories of narcissism and pure phoniness just dripping off him.