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Everyone is linking to this today, but if you haven’t played with it yet, do it. It’s amazing. ?
Sweet take on a stylus, integrated with some smart features in their Paper app. ?
NFL team logos reimagined as European football club badges. ?
Could be a huge advance in battery durability. ?
Also related to this week’s The Talk Show, a re-link from 2009”: William Zinsser on keeping On Writing Well up-to-date. It’s mine (and Merlin’s) favorite book on writing. ?
Dan Stillman: For people used to the iOS passcode lock, the fingerprint scanner on the iPhone 5S, which Apple calls Touch ID, comes with a significant drawback: with Touch ID enabled, it’s no longer possible to set the amount of time...Show More Summary
Speaking of Merlin Mann, Tina Essmaker has an interview with him at The Great Discontent. Very thoughtful, very funny. ?
This week’s episode of my podcast, The Talk Show, featuring very special guest Merlin Mann. We discuss presentation slides, the new iPads, the making of the Major League Baseball schedule, and Malcolm Gladwell. Brought to you by three...Show More Summary
Effusive review overall, but he does spot one additional area where the new Mini offers less than the iPad Air: The iPad mini with Retina Display has the same color gamut as the standard iPad mini, which is narrower than the iPad Air and less han the sRGB coverage we normally look for. Show More Summary
Matt Buchanan, writing for The New Yorker: The question, then, is less why Snapchat is able to turn down three billion dollars than why and how attention has come to be so valuable, and if it will continue to be. ?
Monica Langley, writing for the WSJ: Microsoft lagged behind Apple Inc. AAPL -0.60% and Google Inc. GOOG -0.16% in important consumer markets, despite its formidable software revenue. Mr. Ballmer tried to spell out his plan to remake...Show More Summary
Paul Goldberger, writing for Vanity Fair, on Jony Ive and Marc Newson’s collaboration for Product Red: In 2007, at Larry Gagosian’s town house, following the opening of he Newson show, Bono spoke to Newson about the possibility of doing something for Product (Red). Show More Summary
Last year’s iPad 4 and Mini were two very different iPads. This year’s new Air and Mini are simply two sizes of the same iPad.
Lovely 12-minute short film from ESPN on The Stephensons — a husband and wife team who for 25 years created the entire Major League Baseball schedule. ?
Finally. (I’m not surprised, but it’s interesting that they kept the page-curl animations.) ?
“The complicated kissing cousins of the bluegrass state’s bourbon industry”. ?
Speaking of links gleaned via Coudal (this one from Michele Seiler), here’s what Google would have looked like in the ’80s. ?
Speaking of pizza, here’s a brief paper by Eugenia Cheng of University of Sheffield: We investigate the mathematical relationship between the size of a pizza and its ratio of topping to base in a median bite. We show hat for a given recipe, it is not only the overall thickness of he pizza that is is affected by its size, but also this opping-to-base ratio. (Via Jim Coudal.) ?
Jon Stewart on Chicago-style deep dish pizza. ?