Twenty Sixteen looks great already

I really like the look of the Twenty Sixteen theme that will arrive in WordPress 4.4. WordPress 4.4 is the last scheduled major release of the year and with it will come a new default theme to replace Twenty Fifteen. On the Make WordPress Core site, Tammie Lister published an image gallery that shows off…

Build your own X-Wing Fighter like this one

Avishai just showed me this cool video of an X-Wing Fighter drone. It was custom built and falls squarely into the "So Awesome" category: https://youtu.be/B3xcSv_CT5o According to the CNet story about it: The X-wing comes complete with four laser cannons -- one mounted on each of the ship's four wings -- and is finished with…

The number 1 reason why you are crazy to buy an Apple Watch

Apple product fans are usually pretty loyal and have Apple Koolaid coursing through their veins. They flock to every new Apple release. Nothing new there. That said, the hysteria around the Apple Watch is just amazing. Its as if the Apple Watch is a cure for every technological failing and the only question is which one…

Why targeted ads are bad (it has to do with design)

I had a brief discussion with Rian van der Merwe on Path about Facebook's latest ad targeting update. I asked him why better targeted ads are so bad? If you accept that ads are a cost of using Facebook, surely more relevant ads are better? His answer surprised me and I had to think about…

Firefox 29 is a good looking browser

Update (2014-04-30): I tried it out for a bit and then encountered two things that bugged me enough to switch back to Chrome: A blinking cursor on a random space on a page that I have seen in previous versions and irritates me; The Evernote extension is about 2 generations behind the current Chrome and…
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