As I have always maintained, I much prefer (checks notes) Mastodon to Twitter, specifically the (checks notes again) Jawns dot Club instance.

Currently reading: Four Thousand Weeks: Time Management for Mortals by Oliver Burkeman 📚

Once time is a resource to be used, you start to feel pressure to use it well, and to berate yourself when you feel you’ve wasted it. When you’re faced with too many demands, it’s easy to assume t... lendami.co/2022/01/20/currentl

My copy of the Aeon Station record arrived yesterday. It is very, very good and makes me feel very sad. In other words, it is exactly what I’d hoped for.

Currently reading: Work Won’t Love You Back by @sarahljaffe 📚

Good evening. micro.blog/books/9781568589381

I do not usually get excited about ““delightful”” UI design but the snow flakes piling up on top of this window in Apple’s Weather app made me smile this morning.

Spotify Wrapped is a fascinating case study in how much we trust AIs to identify our tastes better than we can identify them ourselves.

The young(er) king just got his first jab. Welled up a little as we were waiting, not gonna lie.

Citations Needed News Brief - Reconciliation Bill Negotiations: A Media Autopsy 🎧

These are human interest stories, right? Budgets are fucking human interest, but it’s never covered that way, it’s covered like a fucking receipt.

– Nima Shirazi on the horse-race media coverage of the... lendami.co/2021/11/08/citation

One of the really intereting things about critiquing “right-clicker mentality” is that the ability to right-click and see how a site was built is how many of us learned to create for the web. vice.com/en/article/5dgzed/wha

One of the really intereting things about critiquing “right-clicker mentality is that the ability to right-click and see how a site was built is how many of us learned to create for the web. vice.com/en/article/5dgzed/wha

Finished The Idea Factory, a flat, mostly chronological retelling of the Bell Labs story. It seems to be well researched, but gives all of the central characters more or less the same amount of importance. This is no Great Man story, and the lack of a single, driving character narrative... blog.lendami.co/2020/10/02/the

When the AT&T market researchers asked Picturephone users whether it was important to see the person they were speaking to during a conversation, a vast majority said it was either “very important” or “important.” To phone company executives, this must have been deeply encouraging. App... blog.lendami.co/2020/09/28/whe

Currently reading: The Idea Factory: Bell Labs and the Great Age of American Innovation by Jon Gertner 📚 micro.blog/books/9781594203282

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