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Archive for June, 2013

My Questions for Tim Cook

My questions for Tim Cook by Horace Dediu is a good read. My favorite? The fourth.

The joke: Two farmers bought a truckload of watermelons, paying five dollars apiece for them. Then they drove to the market and sold all their watermelons for four dollars each. After counting their money at the end of the day, they realized that they’d ended up with less money than they’d started with. “See!” said […]

Media Consumption

Wow. In 2009, according to the media research company eMarketer, the average U.S. adult consumed about 10 hours and 32 minutes of media per day. (That's including multitasking, so if you spend an hour browsing on your iPad while watching TV, that counts as two hours.) By 2012 that total was up over an hour […]

This site uses Dreamhost's built-in URL redirection, but it would be pretty easy to build an actual redirection script on any of my available domains. Perhaps itself, or if I don't mind it being a bit longer.

All the Mashed Potatoes

Daring Fireball: All the Mashed Potatoes: Microsoft gets a lot of heat for not leaving enough on the table for others. My mother, who's English, and quite a character, once said of Bill Gates, "He sounds like someone who would come to your house for dinner and say, ‘Thank you. I think I'll have all […]

Google Versus Everyone

Daring Fireball: Google Versus Larry Page, on stage at I/O today: Every story I read about Google is “us versus some other company” or some stupid thing, and I just don’t find that very interesting. We should be building great things that don’t exist. Being negative isn’t how we make progress. Most important things are […]

I love sites like this. I have to get off that site now or I might waste half a day on it.

Throwing Discs Forehand

iOS 7 Bounce Physics

Apple's been doing nice stuff like this for so long, stuff like this is no longer thought of as all that awesome.


Good Salmon Recipe

I think I'll try this one. It looks great.

I will point out, however, that vertical videos work quite well for the golf swing. It's more vertical than horizontal, and Analyzr lets you rotate videos (and they stay rotated).

Feldberg In the Bag 2013

Perhaps he should throw a razor in there…