Why You Should Ditch Your Laptop For iPad Pro — The Brooks Review


Daring Fireball: 16-Inch MacBook Pro First Impressions: Great Keyboard, Outstanding Speakers

Tech and Liberty — Stratechery by Ben Thompson

The Shot I Still Think About

School’s Out

Runner Lorena Ramírez Is Going The Distance

Re-Riding History

City Parks 2.0

Chesapeake Bay’s Vanishing Island

Living Wages In The Fashion Industry - Nisolo

Lowest Wage Challenge


We Can’t Even Comprehend the Massive Data Haul We’ll Soon Get From Sensors

Six Reasons Why iOS 13 and Catalina Are So Buggy - TidBITS

“This School is Doing a Lot Different.” Lt. Gov. Barnes Visits Badger Rock | Madison365

If you really want to remember a moment, try not to take a photo |

Why Deeply Diving Into Content Could Be the Key to Reading Comprehension | MindShift | KQED News

The Internet and the Third Estate — Stratechery by Ben Thompson

Creating the Habit of Not Being Busy : zen habits

How many outs? Baseball playoff graphics compared - Six Colors

Google and Ambient Computing — Stratechery by Ben Thompson

What’s Lost When Parents Don’t Talk About Social Identity With Their Kids? | MindShift | KQED News

Wisconsin One of Several US States Marking Their First Indigenous Peoples’ Day | Madison365

Relocated Items in macOS Catalina Explained - MacRumors

Four wheels. Cramped quarters. But no rent. Why people are living in RVs on Palo Alto’s El Camino Real.

Privacy Fundamentalism — Stratechery by Ben Thompson

The Physiology of Fasting - Zero

There Was




The Making of a Manager by Julie Zhuo

Ellie Pell Wins Green Lakes Endurance Run 50K - Female Ultrarunners


Apple Car(d) | Asymco

Michael’s Frozen Custard Owner to Close One Location After Husband Denied US Visa | Madison365

Read, then Share

What If Life Did Not Originate on Earth? | The New Yorker

Raising Human Beings by Ross W Greene

Socialists of Color to the Front - In These Times, Highlight 3

Socialists of Color to the Front - In These Times, Highlight 2

Socialists of Color to the Front - In These Times, Highlight 1

Why Parents Hate Summer Break - In These Times

I Was A Cable Guy. I Saw The Worst Of America. | HuffPost


Age 5 Is Both Wonderful And Terrible

What Happened to Jonathan Taylor Thomas? - VICE

Opinion | It’s Time for ‘They’ - The New York Times

Paul Ford’s Interaction: Elegy for the Text Box - Print Magazine

Andrew Sullivan: My Distraction Sickness — and Yours

The New Passport-Poor | by Atossa Araxia Abrahamian | NYR Daily | The New York Review of Books

Where even Walmart won’t go: how Dollar General took over rural America | Business | The Guardian

How the Disposable Straw Explains Modern Capitalism - The Atlantic

Hollywood made a white version and a black version of the same movie | The Outline

The Racist History of Portland, the Whitest City in America - The Atlantic


Make Music, A Third Draft


Wardrobe Counts

Lenten Fasting

If the process keeps you from your goal… I am always overthinking the process.

There was something about Twitter that is lost to me, now that I don’t actively use the service: short bits of text that always served as a catalyst for further creation. Of course, rabbit holes and a constant barrage of new timeline impede further creation.

Sometimes, you have to read something outside of your domain.



Outer Inner Monologuing

The Need to Simplify Tech Workflows

Minimalism as a Gospel Calling

Kids Stuff and Minimalism

Health Tracking Can Be Unhealthy

A Minimalist in the Tech Industry

Scrutinizing My Read-it-later Habit


Digital Hoarding (or the Fight for Digital Minimalism)

I’m Reading: A Silent Week’s Roundup

I’m Reading Weekend in Review


I’m Reading Apple Event Roundups

I’m Reading “​Oura Ring Review”

Little Known Apple Watch Watchfaces

I’m Reading “A Real Smart Watch” and “Apple Watch”

I’m Reading “Daring Fireball: The iPhone XR”

I’m Reading “Stages of Sleep: The Definitive Guide for the Curious | Oura Ring”

I’m Reading “A Few Thoughts on the iPhone XS Max”

I’m Reading “Orwell knew: we willingly buy the screens that are used against us — Henry Cowles | Aeon Ideas”

I’m Reading “From Clockworks to Computers on Our Wrists — Medium”

As A Man Who Respects Women, I Thought I’d Never Crossed A Line. I Was Wrong.

Voyager 2 Is Getting Close to Interstellar Space

iPhone XS (Max)

I’m Reading “Jony Ive on the Apple Watch and Big Tech’s responsibilities - Financial Times”

I’m Reading About the Apple Watch

I’m Reading, October 19, 2018 at 08:23AM

I’m Reading, October 18, 2018 at 07:41PM

I’m Reading, October 18, 2018 at 03:49PM


The Relationship Between Sleep and Exercises


Finding Purpose

Apple Watch Series 4 review: The invisible redesign

On Finally Understanding The Matrix Sequels



A Week On The Wrist: Apple Watch Series 4

Lasts Longer

The iPhones XS

What Really Happened to Apple’s AirPower (Exclusive Details)

Should We Stop Listening to Podcasts?

Apple & eSIM - Control, Convenience & Commercial Opportunities - Counterpoint Research

Predator vs. Predator vs. Predator vs. Predator

Thoughts and Observations on Apple’s iPhone XS/XR and Series 4 Apple Watch Introductory Event

Apple Event Notebook: iPhone

Apple Event Notebook: Apple Watch

Apple designer Jony Ive is ‘zealous’ over the tech giant’s most personal device

The iPhone Franchise

Why Do Men Fight?: An Interview with Thomas Page McBee


Low Power Mode on the Mac —

Getting to Know a Legacy Codebase — CSS Wizardry — CSS Architecture, Web Performance Optimisation, and more, by Harry Roberts

The Bullshit Web

Exclusive excerpt from upcoming book by ex-Apple engineer explores first iPhone software keyboard design process

Apple Books: A Love Letter to Readers

Time is on Apple’s side

Everything bad about Facebook is bad for the same reason



The Trouble With Johnny Depp


To Be an Immigrant in Trump’s America: A Theory on Animals

“The fringe anti-soy narrative—a toxic stew of misogyny and homophobia, with some anti-Asian racism thrown in—is clearly offensive and wrong.

How much risk is good for kids? Parents make the case for more adventurous childhoods

Gentrification’s Empty Victory

Marzipan as a Path to ARM Based Macs

Body Positivity Is a Scam

Siri Shortcuts: The next leap forward in push interface

Tim Cook kept saying ‘trust me’: Why Angela Ahrendts left Burberry for Apple

Mobile Safari is holding the iPad back

The Best Hiking Baby Carriers

Shortcuts: A New Vision for Siri and iOS Automation

‘Arrested Development’: We Sat Down With the Cast. It Got Raw.


The genius of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle

Yammering on One More Time Regarding Google’s Duplex Recordings

Earth-Moon Fire Pole

How to Find Your Ideal Bedtime with the Oura App

Soliciting Performance, Hiding Bias: Whiteness and Librarianship — In the Library with the Lead Pipe

The Carnage and Chaos of Childish Gambino’s “This Is America”

A Commentary on a Video

Just in Time

Apple, Influence, and Ive

This Guy Has Lost 105 Pounds and Counting Thanks to His Apple Watch

An Article On Smartphone Addiction

Analysis | Michelle Wolf’s caustic comedy routine at the White House correspondents’ dinner, annotated

The Race to Save the World’s Disappearing Languages

‘We’re doomed’: Mayer Hillman on the climate reality no one else will dare mention

We’re the Good Guys, Right?


I tried leaving Facebook. I couldn’t

From Scope to Story, ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Is an Unreplicable Success

Overcast 4.2: The privacy update

iOS 11’s Streamlined, Yet Extensible File Management

Open, Closed, and Privacy

dumber phone - nomasters

Say Hello to 1Blocker X — 1Blocker

Cli-Fi - Matt Gemmell

A Big Phone - Matt Gemmell

E. coli outbreak warning expands to all romaine lettuce

‘Sea Nomads’ Are First Known Humans Genetically Adapted to Diving

This is how NASA is going to get us to the moon and Mars for real

Why ‘Solo’ is Going to Be Great Even If ‘Star Wars’ Fans Hate It

Indigenous Trans People Find Refuge On Colombia Coffee Farms

Design Plagiarism

Scientists stumbled upon a plastic-eating bacterium—then accidentally made it stronger

Mapping Apple’s vast universe of space gray shades

A tale of two QuickTimes

How Pop-Ups Took Over America’s Restaurants

The Best Coffee Grinder



Let’s Build Something

That post about social media

The Costume Immigrants Wear

Retweets Are Trash

Steven Pinker’s case for optimism

Plateau Kindle Before Peak Kindle — 500ish Words

What constant smartphone photography is doing to our memories

You Asked: What’s the Healthiest Way to Make Popcorn?

Beyond #DeleteFacebook: More Thoughts on Embracing the Social Internet Over Social Media - Study Hacks - Cal Newport

For Decades, Our Coverage Was Racist. To Rise Above Our Past, We Must Acknowledge It

System Fonts in CSS •

The End of Windows

The Best Insoles for Running and Walking


Review: iPhone X

‘Termination of chaos’: How daylight saving solved America’s clock craziness


Breaking up with your smartphone is really, really hard. Just ask these people.

The progressive potential of Kamala Harris

Minimalistic Catharsis For Parents

What Would You See As You Fell Into A Black Hole?

You Don’t Understand Bitcoin Because You Think Money Is Real

The death of the internet

Rey, Rose, and Revolution: The Last Jedi Review

Opinion | How to Get Your Mind to Read

The Kid Is All Right: In Defense of Picky Eating


The Comment to Idea to Execution Workflow

Good vs. Better at Bad

You, too!


And Another Thing… (About Teachers)

Where Does The Money Come From

Louder Than The Kitchen Fan

Rethinking Platform Use Cases

It’s Everywhere!

A Long Circular Road

Catholic Priests in Practice

Surprise! New Furnace

Heritage Pride


Sleep is Awesome

The Reading List

Evergreen by Ranchero Software


Trust Dave Pell

(Screen) Size Does Matter

Like Ear Piercings

Case of the Fridays

Too Soon

The Purge

Altered Carbon

Transcendent Cause

Text-Based Sporting Events

Jack Baty’s Life Stack

Recognizing Utility

The Web Community

I Own Me

Not Really “iPhone only”


My Hobby

Just Glimpses

Mixed Emotional Fatherhood

A Word to Know

The “Right” Stuff

I Love Apps

Tech Guy Curiosity/Silliness

Now To Try To Break It

From Sleeping to the Landfill

Everyone Needs A Win

Learning Italian from Marketing Emails: Sprezzatura

Frosty the *Snow*man

The Math of Media Consumption

More Like Social Media and Us

Writing Habits

Pythonista Updated

Being More Direct in 2018



Confession: I may be a programmer

Low Expectations For Horror Movies Characters

Technology is the Process

The Definition of Complicity

Coloring Books Boslter the Paper Industry

An Unknown Discolored Open Box

You Marry A Family

I guess I’m back.

Golden Globe Nominee Issa Rae, Not My Daughter Isa Ray

App Pre-Orders

Rethinking My Podcast Habit

Amazon Prime Video, Now On Apple TV

The Process


Oliver Cabell Free Advertising

Too Many Books To Read

Conferences As Habit-Forming Endeavors

This M4R File Cannot Be Previewed

$1M Idea: A Disposable Whisk

iPhone X Home Plate

The Cons and Pros of Apple Watch After Year One

Forming and Breaking Habits

Ice Cube, Great Dad


The Most Wonderful Time?

The Rundown with Robin Thede

The Autocorrected Duck

Streaks is a Well-Designed App

Under the Sea, Indeed

Value Propositions with Free Services

iOS MDM Apple Fail

Mike Monteiro Just Blew My Mind

Covenant and Coming Out

This Coffee Isn’t Offensive

Is that Dropbox Purple?

Stop the Looping GIFs

A …-Proof Phone

AirPrint Enigma


The Airport’s Missing Ecology

iPhone Speed As A Technological Dilemma

Achievement Unlocked: My Wife Liked Black Coffee

Lisa Schmeiser Nailed It This Week

Is Perfectionism Hereditary?

An Issue Of Discovery

Desktop No-File System

On Political Welfare

Fatherly Paradox

With Castro, Something Clicked

Just Finished “Dawn”

iOS 11 and iPad

That Gain Commercial

The Biggest Problem For Podcasts

WatchOS 4

Sit and Rest

Sit and Rest

Most Engaged Tweeting

Romeo and Juliet: A Novel by David Hewson

iPhone Upgrade Program Oddities

Hard Truths, Shakespeare Edition

iPhone X Upgrade Syndrome

Apple After Thoughts

Apple iPhone Event Follow Up

Candy Is Probably Bad For You

The Annual September Apple Event

Is Garfield Supposed to Be Kid-Friendly?

Spaceship Physics

Shooting Fish In A Barrel

A Stable iOS 11 Install

The Levels of Advocacy

Automation is hard.

Popcorn is Alien-Looking

Rearranging Space As A Hobby

Audio Media For A Reader

Cutting Off Social Media and Getting the News

Beloved Hobby: Beta Tester

Email Newsletters

The Twitter Paradox

Signs of hope from July, 2016

Toddler-Proof Remotes

On coffee

The Evolution of Click-bait?

Amy’s Drive Thru

All thanks to Stone Creek Coffee

A Good Email Newsletter


Always Two Weeks From Now

Not Much By The Look Of It

Apple’s Carpool Karaoke

A good daycare is important

Hello Weather

Finally Watched X-Men: Apocalypse

Daily Changes in the iOS 11 App Store

Climate Change In Action

Fast Food Vegetarianism

Silence is not golden

Human-Focused Urban Design


Planned Obsolescence

Prime Speculation


This is insanity!

First Generation Utility

The Teslas of Computing

Whole Amazon

That Guy

New Sessions


Old News from a Forgotten Draft

The Apple Fitness Tracker


False Equivalences, Paris Agreement Edition


Emotionally Exhausting, Fundamentally Necessary (You Oughta Know)


You Oughta Know - Lent

You Oughta Know - Transgender Rights

You Oughta Know - Old News

You Oughta Know - Flynn

You Oughta Know - Unanimous

You Oughta Know - The Senate

You Oughta Know - Supreme Vacancy


You Oughta Know - That Catholic Thing You Do

You Oughta Know - Too Much

You Oughta Know - Writing on the Wall

I Think That You Oughta Know (formerly Eloquent Roundup)





The Metric-ulation of the US

Self-Driving Cars

A New Mac Info Screen

The Song

Workflow for iOS

Blogging About Blogging, Part 2

Instapaper 6.1

Video Game Paris’ Realism

Mission to Mars


Thanksgiving Stuff

A Reason to Run

Why Men Hate Being In Pictures

Blogging About Blogging, Part 1


Monument Valley

Aaron Sorkin on Steve Jobs


Sweet Potato Veggie Burgers

Nintendo, one year later

The iPhone 6 Series



One Year Later: Gravity

Apple’s Subtle Storytelling

The John Siracusa Reviews

iPad Air 2 Mobile Data


The Continued Usage of IE 6

Normal Users on iOS 8

Explaining Future Technology

Nourishing Minimalism at One

The New Tools & Toys

Homemade Gnocchi

The End of Saturday Morning Cartoons

Hot Doug’s: The End of an Era

Kyle Baxter, Heartstring Player

Jimmy Fallon and Robert Plant Duet


iOS 8 and Search

WWSJD is No Longer Important

The Watchmen

Elgato’s Eve Home Platform

The Why of the  Watch


Doubling Down on Secrecy: The Post

Beginner’s guide to Star Trek

Doubling Down on Secrecy

Apple is Changing


The Science of Depression

Penmanship for the 21st Century

What Siri Should Be

He will be missed: Robin Williams

A Better Way to Ripen Fruit

New Accessories on the Apple Store

Game about Squares



Frozen Pizza Reviews

The Bike Design Project

No Cameras Allowed

The Sad State of Customer Satisfaction

Amazon’s “Innovation”

Beats by Apple


Classic Oatmeal

A Grammatically Correct Sentence

Morning Light (Acoustic)

The Cost of Apple’s iCloud Drive

Curbing Online Abuse

The two-headed coin

Surface Pressure

We’re just banging rocks together

Musical Beer Genius!



The Challenges of Android Development

Better Music Recommendations

Brewing Perfection

xkcd: Like I’m Five

What iOS RSS Readers are Missing

Replacing the PC

Guitarist Brain Science


iOS 8 Wishlist and MacStories Redesign


Steve Jobs Quote

Sesame Go


iOS 8 and a User-Facing File System

The Possibly Forthcoming Apple Wearable Device

‘Common Core’ Math Suggestion

Learning (To Love) Grammar

Finally, An Accurate Space Chart

Live Blogging a Job Search


Toy Story Backstory: Andy’s Mom Edition

Security in Mobile

XKCD’s Now

The Macalope: A disagreement

BlackBerry, Microsoft, and… Tizen?

Feeling an App’s Sounds

RIP Editorially

Star Wars + 80s High School = A CW Series

Single Shot Camera Work

Beep Music Synchronizer

Inbox Close-to-Zero

It’s positively Jobsian!


Facebook’s Paper

Building Google’s Nest

Savory Pumpkin Appetizer

Farewell, Design Cruft

Second Gear and Glassboard

Microsoft’s Other Mistake

Podpad, A Wall-Mounted Workstation

User-hostile Link Behavior

Green Bean Casserole

60% of americans are time travellers

The War on Christmas

The Office Annoyance



Misunderstood or Double-edged?

iOS7 and Montessori Education

Misunderstood Electronics

Troubleshooting Genetic Code

A Whopping Report

The Information

The Rise and Fall of BlackBerry

The Missed Opportunities of the Barnes & Noble Nook

Fatherhood and Identity

I own a TV, but I’m still smug


Spot On Sprint Commercial

Cute Identity Theft

LEDs can be scarier than CFLs

Discussing iWork

Welcome to Dinovember

Two Interesting Applications

Both Favorites

Back To The iOS Device

The Bearded Ladies

Stuck in My Head

Changes Imminent

Sriracha Odor Solution


They’re Still Selling It!

Apples and Raspberries

Engineered Eloquence: Free

Libraries Are Still Necessary

Recommendations and Real-World Use

First SNL Interview: Truly Classic


Nest Starts a Revolution

Christopher Columbus was awful


Nest Protect

The Galaxy Gear Ad

Crapware Now and Then

Rands On Wearable

Iconic Book

Confusing UI in iOS7

Happy Fall Concert Night!

Another Lesson from Mr. White

Field Notes’ “Drink Local” Edition Notebooks

Shadow Facts Rides Again

La Sagrada Familia de la Futura

Shawn Blanc Just Blew My Mind

BiPolar Reading


Google Web Designer

iOS 7 Ringtones in Review

Enticing Consumer-focused Features

Apple Releases New iMacs

Fletcher Tables’ Impossibly Functional Design

a slight case of ocd

Worth A Thousand Words

Jonathan Coulton’s Shop Vac

Designing Basil’s New Timers

a seasonal present from prison

Ben Brooks on Dropbox

Settings Expectations

Is iPhone 5S death-knell for passwords?

The Little Mermaid’s Second Screen

Happy Apple Announcement Day!

The PS Vita TV

Go Buy This Book


Rehashing the App Store Business Model

More on Nintendo

Kindle MatchBook

Gruber on Nintendo


Kevin Spacey on TV

Leave Nintendo Alone

“Siri, is Mickey Rooney dead?”

Developed Countries

Teaching Boys Effectively

The Solar System — our home in space

On Reviewing Superhero Movies

Grammar Jokes and Typography

Steve Jobs Schools

Benedict Evans: Nexus phones are ringers

Hank Bought A Bus

The Future of the Classroom

The Innovation of Loneliness

xkcd: Increased Risk

Newspapers, a follow-up

Commas Are Not Semicolons



Failing in the Phone Market

Apple/DoJ Proposal Misses the Point

Tuning Others Out

Basil Ingredient Scaling


Hopelessly Wandering Actors

The Moto X


Slowing Time Down

Mr. Blodget buys a newspaper

Discussing the Nexus 7

Bees, Parasites, and Pesticides

xkcd: Scary Names

Given Time - Release Candidate One

Ben Bajarin: Not Switching

The 75 — 20 — 5 Rule


Bohemian Rhapsody

Rolomotion, the iOS and Apple TV Gaming Console

How the Tesla Model S is made


Engagement Photos in the Style of Parody Movie Posters

Rethinking My Blogging Workflow

Orange is the New Black

Autistic man breaks through the silence

Kutcher on the Jobs movie

Krypton Tech Coming Soon?

The Problem with the ‘Man of Steel’ ending

TidBITS: Explaining the Apple Ebook Price Fixing Suit

Why Is the Golden Age of TV So… Dark? - Hope Reese - The Atlantic

Is Bluetooth 4.0 support iOS’s big differentiator?

Coding Cards on Behance

the beer map of europe


Tagged: Follow-up

Future Cars

“Crazy Train” on the Cello

On the Original iPhone’s Launch


Apple’s Sneak Attack on the File System

My Away Messages

The Revenge of Five Iron Frenzy

iOS 7

Google Glass Banned From Google Shareholder Meeting

Distribution and Spoiler Alerts

Apple WWDC 2013 Keynote

Tesla: A Platform Builder

Rethinking Information

Finger painting on iPad mini

“Dueling philosophies” for Wearable Tech


Coffee vs. beer

Post-WWDC Expectations

Google Glass gets porn


Fox, NBC, and Netflix: A difference in priorities

Back From Getting Canned

Alien, Yet Familiar - Man of Steel

xkcd: Insight

10 things smoothie lover

Ron Howard on Arrested Development

Beautiful Living Spaces

Marissa Mayer’s First 300 Days As Yahoo’s CEO

Tumblr As A Blogging Platform

Previously, On Arrested Development


The Acting Styles of Dr. Tobias Fünke

Apple, by definition

Video: Heckler Design’s OneLessDesk

Video: Arrested Development Trailer

Video: Commander Riker

My kid is screwed!

The Habits of Higly Boring People

On Instapaper and the Obsolescence of the Original iPhone


On the Frequency of Site Updates

With Death Comes New Life


Being a Basil Beta Tester (Basil Review #2)

Thinking through financial freedom, Part 2 (The Original)


Thinking Through Financial Freedom

Lent (or Fasting For Feasting)


The MacBook Air

Staying In Control Of Staying Up-to-date


Italy, Part Due




I’ve got nothin’

Going Legit


The Challenges of Timeless Writing

Contemplating Thanksgiving

Hello World (Again)!


On shuttering…

“[shortly] … he ate ALL of it!?” (via xkcd: Michael Phelps)

Google is worthless


Fortunately, I don’t look to commercials for entertainment or for advice on what computer to buy.

OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion: the Ars Technica review - Ars Technica

Batman Infographic: Every (Significant) Bat-Suit Ever

Apple Store Mosaics in Barcelona!

An Urban Indianapolis

This is my kind of article! - “Friday the 13th frequency”

Are “Notes” on Facebook supposed to be like blog posts?

Interaction Design: Beyond Human-Computer Interaction

A Baseball What If

Slappy Mike and Gumbo Jim

The Phone Stack and subsequent meanderings



∞ (Poorly) Supporting Legacy Devices

Claustrophobic Reading



Either that quarter is comically large or this adapter is comically small…

C. Michael’s take on the current political landscape - Beer and Sawdust

That’s My Boy brings laughed and groans alike


Thoughts on Basil (and everything else)

Film Crit Hulk Reviews Mark Ruffalo’s Performance as Hulk


The Top of My Todo List

Frighteningly Ambitious Startup Ideas

Haha! Sheep Dip… “Paris: Shiitakes, Sheep Dip and California Burgers”

Selling Themselves

Separating the Baby From the Bath Water


We are victims of our own insatiable consumerism

The universe is a vast and uncaring place.

Rush Limbaugh and contraception

The Onion Makes Money on iPad

“Writers I Read: Thomas Brand” - 512 Pixels

Watch this robot finish a rubik’s cube in 5 seconds! (via CubeStormer II - quietube)

Check out this asterisk I made… this is just for fun and testing.


Walter Isaacson’s ‘Steve Jobs’

Persecution By Pope

Read This! –> Daring Fireball: Cookies and Privacy

Scorekeeper XL by Matt Rix is awesome and free for now!

This tech school ad is awesome, although a bit gruesome at the end…


No words can describe how awesome this guy is…


The Galaxy Note

From Your Husband, Jay

Doritos’ Make Your Own

Apple had just one customer. He passed away last year.

In Brief: 5-year-old Analyzes Logos - Brand New (via Daring Fireball)


Make good stuff, then make it easy for people to buy it. There’s your anti-piracy plan.

Best Yelp review yet… RE: “Yelping with Cormac: Dottie’s Cafe”

I think I just drooled…

New Year’s Resolutions



Bearded Men are Sexy

It Feels Like Trust: The Apple Store App And Self Checkout

Fantastic! Clouds above the Grand Canyon in Arizona

Gruber on WebOS announcement

merlin cracks me up:

The Macalope Weekly: Debatable - Macworld

Nook Tablet feature

How To Perfectly Reheat Pizza on


Awesome mom

It’s time. (by getupaustralia)

Reminds me of Chris… Miss you, dude!

Insane… What’s Smaller Than Apple?

A Brief Rant on the Future of Interaction Design

Adobe Flash Mobile: The end of a really strange era!



OS X and iOS are not jails


A Sister’s Eulogy for Steve Jobs -

This is a test post, but read it anyway!

Android Orphans: Visualizing a Sad History of Support

Review: Walter Isaacson’s ‘Steve Jobs’

My Dinner With Android

The $5 App That Justifies my $500 iPad — Shawn Blanc

Fascinating look at languages

Goat Fail

Wow! AirPlay just pushed Apple into the game console arena…

Apple’s 1987 Knowledge Navigator

Atlantis Hotel, Dubai


Alt Text

Thank You Steve

RIP Steve Jobs


The Milky Way from the top of the world

I Heart Skeumorphism by Robert Padbury

“My car has all these things, but what it really needs is this:” (via This is what my car needs - The Oatmeal)

Volcano Smoke Rings!

Gruber on Flash FMS 4.5


This post is for my mom: 45 Years of Star Trek

“What will happen if gay marriage is legalized?”

“Effective use of Flash.” (via The 6 Faces of Bond)

No filter necessary (Taken with instagram)

Now this Bike-Powered USB Charger is a great reason to work out!

Steve Jobs Gets a Tribute Video


MG Siegler’s glorious send off for Steve Jobs… This is not an obituary!

(via Twitter Boasts That It’s Faster Than Earthquakes [VIDEO])

If You Wouldn’t Do Your Job For Free, Then Quit

I’m spoiled! (Taken with instagram)

First-person impression of Apple’s new CEO - TUAW

Delish! (Taken with instagram)

Windows XP and HP hardware… I’m working in obsolescence right now! (Taken with instagram)

Prepping for clothing day in Spanish class (Taken with instagram)

Watch CD Sales Fall Off A Cliff in 30 Seconds

What the huge sales of the $99 TouchPad tells us about iPad and the future of tablets

(via Forkbombr — ‘A Bicycle for our Minds’)

SmarterBits: 30 Days

Chicago… What a beautiful city!

Bionic Hand

Different views of the new desktop and window management paradigms in Lion

Griffin IntelliCase: A great Smart Cover alternative for iPad 2

Galaxies Collide

An iPad success story

How I Made a 15-Year-Old App Developer Cry - Gizmodo

These types of posts are the way to use Google+


Our new puppy, Daisy! (Taken with instagram)

Did the Earth’s lost moon create the Lunar Highlands?

Google are pussies

Ben Brooks is awesome!


How the Editor of Windows Magazine Became an Apple Fanboy - Cult of Mac


Why Microsoft Shouldn’t Give Up On Bing

No, Seriously! A canoe that can fit inside a backpack! … !!!!!

Which Mac Mini is Right for You? - Mac|Life

The Best Tablet Display: iPad 2 Just Got Dethroned

Mac OS X Lion and Use Cases

Tech News Is So Phenomenally Boring - Gawker

Machinarium Coming to iPad, Possibly in August

Why we’re betting everything on FCP X

What is OS X Lion Internet Recovery and how does it work? - 9to5Mac

Your mom is so fat she has to buy clothing that is larger than what the average woman wears.

Imogen Heap’s Tech-Infused Gloves Create Music On the Fly

State of the Internet 2011 HTML5 Infographic


Firefox Update Policy

The state of Palm under HP

This is America. We invented obesity.


Stop motion photography of a soon-to-be-demolished automotive factory… Beautiful shots.

Apple Vs. Samsung: It’s All Fun And Games Until Someone Loses a Contract - Mac|Life

Sad Dawson asks “What hump?”

Quirky but well done smartphone showdown… LG Optimus Black P970 - Film: Smartphone Championship Race (by LGMobileHQ)

The Urbanophile » Announcing the Indianapolis Neighborhood Map

iCloud breaks through at WWDC - Macworld

The Oatmeal, I love you! Text: “Most. Epic. Butthole Attack. EVER.”

Minimal Mac - Seeing The Future

Can Apple Make the Cloud Work for Consumers? - GigaOM


Machinarium Soundtrack

Inspirational note to Apple Store employees

Amazon: The Book Industry “In a Box”?

A Tale of Two Upfronts: How NBC and Fox Differ on Digital - GigaOM

Minimal Mac: iCloud — Conjecture, Magic, and A Fools Hope

What is gentrification?

Urban Improv

The Moral of the Story with Jay Ray: Pinocchio Nation

Motorola Xoom - Philip Greenspun Review

Gotta love a good Arrested Development GIF!


Freaky GIF of the destruction of a house in nuclear blast testing (Click through to see animation).

A Christian Response to Violence Celebrated

Be My Girl And Let’s Get Away (Rock Mix)

Apple Really Did Delay the White iPhone for a Reason

What’s really wrong with BlackBerry

How the iPad revolution has transformed working lives - The Observer

Cranking - 43 Folders


It’s Not What Your Software Does, It’s What People Do With Your Software - Talking in Pictures

Comments on “Consumers Don’t Want Prototypes (They Want iPads)”

Comments on Android market share

There’s No Place Like Home Screen - The Philosophy of App Placement

How big an explosion could you realistically survive?

101 Minimalist Ads

I love Hugh Laurie’s music

Time lapse photography of the sky

Damn! This infographic profiling computer users pegs me perfectly as a Mac user…

Bullet Point

So. True.

40 Days Without Violence, Day 37

Apple HDTV vs. Apple TV HD

The Tragic Death of the Flip -

Flash on Android: Look but don’t touch - InfoWorld

40 Days Without Violence, Day 30

Ad-Supported Kindle - Why stop there?


The iPad just fit in

Digital Native Diatribe - The Digital Reader

Would you realize if you lost your smartphone?

Apple, iPhone, Google and the ‘open’ Android myth - Computerworld Blogs


Is That iPad 2 Really Worth $2,000?

Today’s Texting Teenagers

Mac OS X, iOS to share stage gracefully


The articles that make even my brain hurt…

Phoebe (Taken with Instagram at Indianapolis, IN)

Designing the High-Speed Future

“Love is like an app store.”

Daring Fireball: Eight Easy Steps

A priceless analysis of Rock, Paper, Scissors

Great final painting here as well!

What Makes a Great Tech Writer - Shawn Blanc

The Hipster Indie Version of Super Mario Brothers

New Wi-Fi Tablets

Could the iPad 2 replace traditional video game consoles?

Ubisoft Did Not Get The Memo That Guitar Hero Was Dead

Today I met a girl who is old enough to drink, but had never heard of pogs.

I have had this conversation with someone before… seriously!

Mysterious Tiny Doors Appearing Around San Francisco

40 Days of Violence, Day 5

iPhoto for iOS

iPad 2 release spells a bleak 2011 for other tablet makers - Chicago Sun-Times

Motorola Atrix smartphone has a usability vision that stands out - Macworld

Girl with autism expresses profound intelligence. [VIDEO]

Crazy Realistic Geminoid Robot

PC World is link baiting about iPad challengers!


Working CSS3-based Apple Wireless Keyboard

2011 Hyundai Equus


Urshuz - Change Everything

ArchitectureChicago PLUS: I’m Voting for Miguel del Valle

The interesting side effect of iDevices

attention industry: Yes, Apple takes 30%

Windows Phone 7 now connects to Mac - 9 to 5 Mac

New trailer for Alice sequel

Beatboxing Ink Cartridges

What the …?

Apple, please use the technologies you gained from Lala!

Microsoft offers H.264 plug-in for Chrome, queries Google on WebM

Everything is a Remix


Here is the problem:

Not a huge Star Wars fan or anything, but this is cool design…

Eight reasons to drink coffee

The Ambiguity of “Open” and VP8 vs. H.264

Always read the commentary…

Whisky in a Can Is the Best Thing in a Can

Google, you are hurting the open web!

WebM is like Esperanto

H.264 Support and Chrome

A Holiday Message from Ricky Gervais

In a time when few companies are profitable… Apple is making money iHand over iFist.



If Santa has an iPhone, it has gotta be good!

He Sees You When You’re Tweeting, He Knows When You’re Awake…

Your Guide to the Darkest Day in 372 Years

Wired on the Android OS

Google’s Nexus S at Best Buy

What If Holy Mary and Joseph Lived In the 21st Century?

Opinion: Boxee Box in retrospect

Microsoft Silverlight Firestarter Conference and the Future of Silverlight 5

Display Technologies, Part 4: Gorilla Arm and how some companies are ignoring it

Samsung Galaxy Tab, Example 2

Samsung Galaxy Tab, Example 1

F*ck Electrons.

Android is fragmented at the hardware level [UPDATED]

Google’s Nexus S has an uphill battle for consumer recognition


Just think about it…

Great Oatmeal comic about the public school bus…

My question is this: would the smartphone be nearly as popular without the iPhone?

Apple and Google in the mobile platform war


How fast is too fast for obsolescence?

Display Technologies, Part 3: Desktop Display Resolutions

Angry Birds Android Feedback

The 4G forgery - BGR

Is this the start Nook product fragmentation?

How tablets will change the face of computing

Boxee Box Announcement brings two steps forward, one step back

A Kinect FAIL to end the day… poor kid!

The Galaxy Tab is the first Android tablet meant for humans. But is it actually fit for humans? No.

Great stop motion toast video by OK Go, “Last Leaf”

Apple shouldn’t be the gatekeeper of the Web’s video content. Adobe should.

Display Technologies, Part 2: Mobile Display Decision Making


Is Android the Linux of the Mobile World?

Abandoned Six Flags New Orleans Tour (via aroundlsu)

Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission webcasts hearing regarding Duke Energy

You damn right I remember - Roger Ebert

Where Do I Put My Cell Phone?


The Way I Feel About Optical Drives

Display technologies can make or break consumer electronics

Barnes and Noble attempts a Leapfrog

Apple makes a move “back to the Mac”

“Oh Yes… There Will Be Blood”

Not the greatest plot or story telling, but a fun and entertaining film.

Why We’re Not Reviewing the Nokia N8

Too many people just don’t get this…

Orbit Gum has the best ad campaigns!

Apple and Accessibility

loved Up in the Air on Boxee

Google TV launch hardware

Everyone Is Suing Everyone Else

Verizon LTE Rollout

Psychology Textbook Fail - Epic Fail Funny Videos and Funny Pictures

The picture says it all… Math teachers aren’t always right!

New iAds experiences raise interest - 9to5 Mac


What 10 years of Apple did to its main product

Drunk FAIL or Tricky Moving Stop Sign WIN?

Controversial Email WIN

Gloomy Day WIN

Deliciously Simple

Anatomy Of A PR Spin

Regarding Ashok Kumar’s Track Record on Apple

Rumpelstiltskin iPad Book

Newsday’s iPad app

Apple iPad turning media upside down

Carriers Compromising Mobile Platforms

Google Instant

loved The Count of Monte Cristo (delivered by Netflix) on Boxee

I love my father, the pastor of a true Christian church!

Even my dad, the reverend, would like this gaffe! WTF FTW! Worship Teaching Friends, that is…

Animated eBooks are television… They’re TELEVISION!!!

How Apple Just Disrupted the Cable Guys

Why an iPod Touch With Cameras Would Be a Serial Killer


Invisible Shrimp With Every Gulp of NYC Tap Water

Hand Jon Stewart The Keys To Your Failing Network

Flood Lite: Apple’s Attention to Detail

Indoor Positioning doesn’t help me find the salt

Inception Explained for Mac Users

Laugh hysterically in the middle of the office

(via enfusraye)

3 out of 5 stars to Community Pilot

loved (500) Days of Summer on Boxee

3 of 5 stars

Six reasons iPad is a productivity tool

History of the Internet - Online MBA

An Enchanting Time-Lapse

Everyone has gotta love the tag line: “I pity the stool!”

Damn, this guy’s good! He proposes in “under 4 pictures.”

Don’t even use the click-through! This has gotta be the cutest dog I have ever seen!

The Bourne Identity, an Analysis

Pray for Apple. Remember this cover?

The Text Chat Between the Joker and Batman

Refudiate? Repudiate? Let’s Call The Whole Thing Off

Audience Picks: Top 100 ‘Killer Thrillers’ : NPR

Hard Work FAIL - FAIL Blog

Apple is Shaping Our Future

Autocomplete Me: Joke FAIL - FAIL Blog


Inception by Pixar

70 Billion Pixels Budapest - The largest photo on Earth

This one took me a second and then I laughed out loud at work…

That is totally the Chicago Tribune!

The future of computers is kinda daunting…

Walk Through Crowds - Wired How-To Wiki


Apple and the Future of Computer Mice

HTML5 Pacman

Slashdot Your Rights Online Story - Facing 16 Years In Prison For Videotaping Police

Soylent Green is people! It’s People!!!!!!

Anti-3D Shirt Sums Up My Feelings Exactly

How true… “Clowns are people, too… People who want to hurt you!” (emphasis added)

Kinda puts a new meaning behind the current “Open Happiness” slogan…

Jaw-Dropping Dirt

Set the record straight


Fortune Win - FAIL Blog


Poll: If I am unconcerned with Operating System, what Home Theater PC should I buy?


Possibly the best desktop wallpaper ever!

What it’s like to own an Apple product - The Oatmeal

Two Child Problem with a twist

Pulling a Tooth WIN

Is Bing depressed or self-loathing?

See… even sacrilege can be funny!

Repainting the Christian Faith

googlecl - Connect to Google Services through the command line


Any self-respecting Chicagoan should love this old travel video!

With this 62 speaker surround sound, who needs a house to watch video content?!!?

Why is this funny to me?

Wow… this video took patience!

The Old Arm-Yawm Trick

No, Safari Reader Is Not the Beginning of an ‘Arms Race’

Resolving the iPhone resolution - Bad Astronomy

Viral Ad of the Day

Portrait of a BP exec

Colon Cancer Screening

Time Reinvents the iPad Magazine (Again)

How BP Deals With Office Coffee Spills

Awesome Subtext: “Bored at work? Try drugs!”

One Year - Daring Fireball

More Than Tweets: The $0.69 iPad Stand

Verizon Advertisement Fail

20-Foot Shears May Be Used To Cut Leaking Oil Pipe After Robot Saw Got Stuck

Ah, yes… what stupid people can do knows no bounds!


Adobe CTO Kevin Lynch


If I bought t-shirts anymore, I would buy this shirt!

Photo Captions

The iPad and Velcro

Google Takes on Apple at I/O Conference

To your mom, the iPad’s simplicity is a feature, not a bug.

LaCie Media Station

Meet Gink: A Social Network

Adobe Co-Founder Chuck Geschke

First of the last Space Shuttle launches -

I have friends who would buy this bag on principle… I’m look at you @nbr1rodeoclown!

If you like this one, you will love So Much Pun!

Possibly the best Pat Sajak incident ever!

Hmmm… Can anyone call the future of the platform wars?

Adobe, it’s time to stop digging

“This is why I find it hard to believe crime is on the rise.”

Am I a terrible person…?

Monument Circle: Is It Ready?

HP and Palm: what happens next — Engadget

VW Bik.e

Beautiful shot of the arteries of the city that I love and miss!


See and wonder at the Steve Jobs Email Generator - 9 to 5 Mac

Ooh, pretty lights!

I find the mouse over text even funnier than the comic!

Dilbert on that lost 4th Gen iPhone - 9 to 5 Mac

What, then, is the best tool for a given job?

Ever Wonder Why Some People Sneeze Louder Than Others?

Hubble Celebrates 20 Years

Video: Boeing’s 787 Suffers Through Deep Freeze in Florida

Capone’s Legacy Endures

Apollo 11 Saturn V Launch

Amazing ‘Fordham Flip’ - Kownacki’s Incredible Leap

Daring Fireball: Gizmodo and the Prototype iPhone

Yeah… this is the reason why I hate driving!

Embracing the digital book

The new model of software purchases


The Couples Room Mate Syndrome

The world’s first mullet phone

Nike, Sony, and their crazy odd advertisements!

Cheaper Than a Cup of Joe: Before we had Cell Phones…

Serial Numbers for Apple products

Slide Fail - FAIL Blog

Television Hertz Ratings

Humans are capable of pursuing multiple goals at once

Lightning on Saturn

Taco Bell’s Five Ingredients Combined In Totally New Way - The Onion

This pie chart is actually scary to me… people are still using Android 1.5??? Wow!

The US in NOT #1 in Broadband


Every black hole contains a smaller alternate universe

Urban Indy: Parking Lot Density

Alice iPad App


At least the design of GE’s new bulbs is promising

This Looks Like a Duck - Gizmodo

If you want to **** with Google

Ramp Fail - FAIL Blog

BrandFreak: KFC prepares to kill you with its Double Down chicken sandwich

HP Slate Details Leaked: $550 Keyboard-less Netbook

‘Demography Today’ Magazine Targets Demographer Demographic - The Onion

Alex Payne — The Moderate’s Position on iPad Openness

If anything, my iPhone is now an iPad Mini.

13 year old designs an iPad app

Five Reasons


When you leave your laptop behind

Love is grand; divorce is several grand.

How the Tablet Will Change the World

Infinite USB - Plug Redesign by Gonglue Jiang » Yanko Design

Apple and Google

Charlie Miller to reveal 20 zero day security holes in Mac OS X

Google Japan Street View

How Grenades Work infographic

The entire post needs quoting… check out the text that goes along with this one!

Apple: Our Screens Don’t Need No Protecting

Hilarious exchange between Zach Galifianakis and Ben Stiller…

Please Stand for Health Care Reform

The Most Accurate Flyby of Mars to Date

Down and Out in New York City

I don’t care about the article… I just love this drawing!

Hello, everyone! I’m with stupid…

I want to see this Hubble 3D! Will anyone go with me?

This ham actually looks like Karl Rove! Stephen has done it again!

Jon Stewart Recaps Health Care Reform Summit

The Dog Stache

Pretty good back and forth on the iPad…

There is no clarification needed on how screwed up American food subsidy priorities are…

Sex, Blood, and Post-Its

A really powerful Tropicana advertisement!

Staring Directly At the Artificial Sun


I want a Mac Mini on steroids

This Happens to Me Everyday

The question of the day (March 9, 2010)

LEGO Fixer Upper « A/N Blog

Books in the Age of the iPad

4N wristwatch delivers digital time in a mechanical fashion — Engadget

I wish I had thought of this!

What To Do About Non-standard English

Logorama: The Short Film Oscar Winner!

Why it’s time for an iTunes TV subscription


The Sony Timeline: Birth, Rise and Decadence - Sony - Gizmodo

Chocolate Strawberry Smoothie

Great recipe.. who knew that flavored tofu could be good?

Accordion Folding Cook Table by Olga Kalugina » Yanko Design

A Map of the Human Body

Accordion Table Scoffs at Drawers - Gizmodo

Inside the Excruciatingly Slow Death of Internet Explorer 6 - Gizmodo

Top Gear Hilux Death

The eviGroup Paddle Tablet

What Is Your Oath of Chicagoanship? - CHICAGO CARLESS


Fuel Cells and Bloom Energy

This Is How Google Voice Will Ruin Your Relationships

Why Doesn’t My Email Program Have This Button?

Rules Grammar Change - The Onion - America’s Finest News Source

This Pot Holder Will Prevent Burns When You’re Baking

Why Flash Isn t Going Anywhere

Apple doesn’t need another hobby, and print media needs a business model that works.

An Important Excerpt, or “Thank you for respecting that.”

Your company will make your choice phone

I still have obsessive tendencies toward these types of engineering breakthroughs…

Gotta love making fun of the tweens!

iPad: The Microwave Oven That Can’t Pop Corn

Watanbe on being sore:

Inventor of Frisbee Dies at 90 - Fred Morrison - Gizmodo


RIP Blogspot Site

Google Buzz

This Google Buzz parody is dead on and hilarious!

This is a WTF of the day if I have ever seen one!

Is the endless data stream eroding our attention spans?

Best Buy Recycling

Freshness Factor Five Thousand: Oh, How Significant We Are

A Lion, two Sheep, and a Bear… Oh, My!

UGLY FURNITURE ’nough said…

WIN! I thought all of my followers would like this… yes, all of them!

Ah, The Hello Kitty Chainsaw… (sigh)

I am not getting into this…


Shaking Head, Shaking Fist

To Create Jobs, Build Public Transit, Not Highways -

Paignton Ice Skating for Cars

Space Cannon

@Tankboy, I would be proud to wear this on my shoulder!

David Letterman’s Advice to NBC

Wait… what?

So you guys wanna play this rock/paper/scissors?

Thoughts on 3D Technology

The watch actually looks kinda cool!