Archive for May, 2019
The cartoons from our parents' and grandparents' generations weren't mind-numbing - they were an important pathway to knowledge.
How I modified my digital tools to reconnect with time on a six-week, 620-mile trip on foot across the country.
While I was reading through some of my older essays the other day, I came across a piece called Privacy vs. User Experience, published in 2014. In the essay, I argued that Apple’s then-nascent philosophical stance on the supremacy of user privacy... | Dustin Curtis | hacker, designer, entrepreneur, and investor. full-time nomad. never satisfied. deeply flawed. powered by an approximate knowledge of many things.
American cities are being hijacked with an N.S.A. cyberweapon that has already done billions of dollars in damage overseas. The N.S.A. will say nothing.
Erika DuBois's famous article searching for old Scotch Collies that kicked off the farm collie movement in the 1980s.
If you time-traveled to the 1960s, or even the 1980s, and tried to describe smartphones to the people you met, they wouldn’t believe you. It would simply seem too good to be true—an affordable, pocket-sized device that provides: instant telegrams […]
When we say “Everest is crowded,” this is what we mean
Twitter’s leadership knows that it’s fundamentally broken, and its latest attempt to fix itself shows how daunting of a task that will be.
The group started in 1990, went on hiatus in 2009 and was an influential force in between, blending genres and moods. With a fresh set of reissues, itâs returning to the road.
The long read: In 2001, a smugglers’ yacht washed up in the Azores and disgorged its contents. The island of São Miguel was quickly flooded with high-grade cocaine – and nearly 20 years on, it is still feeling the effects
An Ohio high school plans to eliminate valedictorian and salutatorian honors in an effort to improve students' mental health.
The exceptionally useful, no-nonsense weather app for iOS and Android. Get all the weather info you need, and nothing you don't!
@helloweatherapp: Hellooooo Apple Watch! Our big iOS update is finally out now
The world is designed against the elderly, writes Don Norman, 83-year-old author of the industry bible Design of Everyday Things and a former Apple VP.
The show often includes humorous animated videos on current topics. One video that criticized Chinaâs war on free speech was removed at the networkâs request.
We Got U.S. Border Officials to Testify Under Oath. Here’s What We Found Out | Electronic Frontier Foundation
This is a guest post by Hugh Handeyside, Senior Staff Attorney, ACLU National Security Project, Nathan Freed Wessler, Staff Attorney, ACLU Speech, Privacy, and Technology Project, and Esha Bhandari, Staff Attorney, ACLU Speech, Privacy, and Technology Project. It was originally posted on the ACLU...