Archive for November, 2018

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Adactio: Journal—Push without notifications

Making use of the real-time nature of push notifications without the annoying notification part.

https://adactio.com/journal/14511

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Update on Basecamp 3 being stuck in read-only as of Nov 8, 9:22am CST

Basecamp 3 is now back online for reading and writing. All data was confirmed to be fully safe and intact. No emails that were sent to Basecamp during the outage were dropped. We may still have some…

https://m.signalvnoise.com/update-on-basecamp-3-being-stuck-in-read-only-as-of-nov-8-9-22am-cst-c41df1a58352?source=rss----668e14b18fb1---4

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Our book launch was botched and it’s been crazy at work trying to fix it

I’m trying to remember when it was last this crazy at work. Before we spent a month fighting poor planning and terrible execution on the publication of our new book It Doesn’t Have To Be Crazy At…

https://m.signalvnoise.com/our-book-launch-was-botched-and-its-been-crazy-at-work-trying-to-fix-it-99b68fb775d5?source=rss----668e14b18fb1---4

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Almost Zero: Why You’re Still Not Making Much on Your Bank Account - The New York Times

There’s an opening for online banks as traditional ones have been slow to lift deposit rates for savers even as interest rates have risen.

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/13/upshot/online-banks-interest-rates-savers.html

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The CIA's communications suffered a catastrophic compromise

From around 2009 to 2013, the U.S. intelligence community experienced crippling intelligence failures related to its secret internet-based communications system, a key means for remote messaging between CIA officers and their sources.

https://www.yahoo.com/news/cias-communications-suffered-catastrophic-compromise-started-iran-090018710.html

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Our car-free future will be blocked by Comcast tactics

Cars are turning the planet into a rotten hellbiscuit but you gotta hand it to them: they’re pretty convenient for getting around. You don’t have to walk to a stop. You don’t have to wait for…

https://medium.com/@transitapp/our-car-free-future-will-be-blocked-by-comcast-tactics-926c8ee2ea70

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Apple’s New Map

Has Apple closed the gap with Google’s map?

https://www.justinobeirne.com/new-apple-maps