Daily Archives: March 26, 2018

ChromeOS iPad Clone From Acer

The first Chrome OS tablet is here Acer’s Chromebook Tab 10 is very much meant to rival the iPad, and that’s particularly notable since it’s being announced just one day before Apple is supposed to announce a new low-cost model. … Continue reading

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TV: Barry, Episode 1

Back in August 2017, hackers leaked the first two episodes of this HBO series. I recommended it then. Do I still?

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Facebooking Ourselves To Death

For the second time today, Facebook is called a surveillance outfit! The first was by Jean-Louis Gassée. More Facebook It’s not about third parties utilizing your data to surreptitiously influence your beliefs, it’s about you coughing up your life story … Continue reading

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Weekend Review, March 24-25, 2018

The thermometer lied again. Said it was in the 40s. The air felt like it was in the damn 20s. Not even the possibility of fondling a Huawei Honor 7x at Best Buy could tempt me outside. I saw two … Continue reading

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Yes, Everything SHOULD Run On Trust

Jean-Louis Gassée rips Mark Zuckerberg a new asshole: Mark Zuckerberg Thinks We’re Idiots. I have no idea how much trust Facebook lost in the current scandal, how much will be lost or regained in the combination of revisiting past misdeeds … Continue reading

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Barry Diller

Barry Diller, who gave me Next!, is interviewed in The New York Times. A must-read. ‘All Men Are Guilty,’ Says Mega-Mogul Barry Diller Two items of note: … he wouldn’t want to run a movie studio now. “It would be … Continue reading

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