Daily Archives: April 9, 2018

R.I.P. The Legendary Chuck McCann

Chuck McCann, Comic Actor and Popular Kids TV Host, Dies at 83 Later, McCann manned the three-hour show Let’s Have Fun on Sunday mornings, pretty much doing everything. One of his bits was to read the comics, dressed as the … Continue reading

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eBikes On The Way To Being Legal In NYC

Press release from the usually good-for-nothing Mayor who needed to do this during his damn first term: Mayor de Blasio Announces New Framework to Clarify Legality of Pedal-Assist Bicycles Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced that DOT will begin the … Continue reading

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The Bird Electric Scooter Revolution

Mashable: I really tried to hate Bird scooters, but they rock I really tried to hate Bird scooters. The hubris with which Bird haphazardly introduced a decidedly uncool app-based product all around my hometown — without asking for permission from … Continue reading

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iPad 2018 PDF (And A Bit More) Test

And away we go! Here it is, the new 2018 iPad I used for the test: I made sure all other apps were closed, all Safari tabs were closed, and Safari’s History and cache were cleared before starting.

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Digital Currencies Can Be Ignored (For Now)

The Truth Machine: The Blockchain and the Future of Everything by Paul Vigna and Michael J. Casey. This book is full of unconvincing Gosh-Wow! hype. That is deflated over and over again with a disclaimer that basically boils down to: … Continue reading

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Weekend Review, April 7-8, 2018

Saturday was less cold than expected. I saw two Boosted Boards and one Metroboard. And someone on this abominable Island has an unbranded electric scooter and is riding it all over the place. Weekend reading was The Truth Machine: The … Continue reading

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