Monthly Archives: March 2018

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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New iPads Next Week?

Apple Tries to Win Back Students and Teachers With Low-Cost iPad Apple Inc. is preparing to introduce new low-cost iPads and education software next week in a bid to win back students and teachers from Google and Microsoft Corp. The … Continue reading

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Movie: Thom Pain

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When Advertising Was Absolute Genius

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VR’s Last Stand?

Oculus Go Hands-on: Untethered Simplicity In terms of performance and graphics, the Go seemed comparable to what you’d get from Samsung’s Gear VR. The device tracked my head accurately as I shot down enemy spaceships in Anshar Online, but while … Continue reading

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Best Buy Discontinues Huawei Phones

Huawei dealt a blow, loses Best Buy as smartphone retailer Best Buy, the nation’s largest electronics big box retailer, has ceased ordering new smartphones from Huawei and will stop selling its products over the next few weeks, according to a … Continue reading

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Blog Notes: Fourth Nor’easter Snow Day After

I’ve been up since 3:30AM to shovel. And there’s a hell of a lot more to do later today. All told, over a foot of snow. More fell overnight than what I shoveled yesterday! And the snow is still falling … Continue reading

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Blog Notes: Fourth Nor’easter Snow Day

It hasn’t been as bad as the 12-18 inches threatened in the forecast. So far, around five inches. But it’s been annoying. I’ve shoveled three times already — never let it build up! — and there’s more before sleep. The … Continue reading

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