Tag: News

  • IFTTT v Pinboard – BFFs again

    What began as IFTTT v Pinboard seems to have transitioned to “IFTTT and Pinboard” as the two services reached some sort of agreement last week to preserve some level of integration between the two services and keep Pinboard connected to IFTTT beyond the initial transition deadline.

  • Updates about “Stuff to Teach Our Kids”

    A quick update about my little project.

  • Why do you use Twitter?

    I’ve been thinking about why I use Twitter for about as long as I’ve been using Twitter and I don’t have any real answers yet. That said, it’s a conversation worth having.

  • Shutting down comments won’t stop trolls from being trolls but it will force them out into other fora and deprive them of the opportunity to spoil an otherwise valiant enterprise.

  • We’ve had a pretty busy couple months culminating in a move to Israel in December. I have a couple albums which I’ll start posting soon. In the meantime, this photo of the arrivals hall in Ben Gurion airport in Tel Aviv stood out for me when I was editing my photos this morning. I think […]

  • In the lead up to a rumoured Apple event on 7 March the rumour mills are cranking away on far too many energy drinks and Apple fan people are lapping it all up and accepting it all as gospel. This happens every time there is something that looks like an Apple event and particularly with […]

  • I subscribe to 3 or 4 email newsletters: The Daily Maverick’s First Thing, TechCentral, Missing Link’s Preso Rock Gods and maybe one other. The first three are worth getting. They have great content, are not spammy and are entertaining. This morning First Thing had the following gem which is typical of the humor I have […]

  • The North Koreans don’t do grief in half measures: Despite such a widespread (and somewhat overboard) expression of grief for one of the world’s last dictators and very possibly the cause of North Korea’s current economic state, one YouTube commentator wasn’t terribly satisfied with the show: Oh well, you can’t please everybody.