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Just came up with what I think is a decent metaphor to quickly explain net neutrality: A fast-moving elevator (paying for a fast connection) isn’t useful if it rarely goes to your most frequently-visited floors relative to others (traffic prioritization.)


You know Apple is doing the right thing for user privacy when Facebook is mad at it. https://www.macrumors.com/2020/12/16/facebook-takes-out-full-page-ads-to-attack-apple/


Pet peeve: a computer monitor that continues scanning for a signal for 10 seconds while I’m repeatedly hitting the power button hoping to convince it to turn off. Looking at you, Dell.


This election is giving new meaning to the phrase “the long now”.


If you are a musician/band who posts videos of your performances to YouTube, please don't use filters to "age" the footage to look like VHS/old film/etc, I'm there to watch you play and the filters make that harder to see! Vulfpeck and Cory Wong do this, and I wish they didn't.


Even with the HomePod Mini announcement and a further emphasis on stereo pairs, I bet Big Sur still will not ship with system-level support for AirPlay 2 stereo pairs (still just within the Music app, which can be hacked for system-wide audio temporarily, but is not ideal.)


chkbit saved my bacon when it made intermittent hardware issues visible to me. Backup software is not good enough if the data you're backing up is slowly and invisibly getting corrupted.


If you’ve never played Frog Fractions, check out its totally free Game of the Decade Edition on Steam. One heck of a thing. Possibly worth an hour of your time. Maybe.



I find it interesting that William Fox lost control of Fox Film just 15 years after founding it due to the stock market crash of 1929, but his name has lived on for almost 100 years. https://twitter.com/verge/status/1292909003169832961


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