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Josh Dawsey, summing up Trump’s array of interviews marking his 100th day in office: President Donald Trump questioned why the Civil War — which erupted 150 years ago over slavery — needed to happen. He said he would be “honored” toShow More Summary
Brian Barrett, writing for Wired: Although the hack offers a reminder that even the best security can be undone by the so-called “weakest link” — Netflix can’t do much if a vendor is compromised — it provides a bigger lesson in how the internet has largely shifted away from orrenting. Show More Summary
Dieter Bohn, on Twitter: Microsoft beats Apple to releasing a locked down, App Store only computer. Odd! I think that fairly captures a lot of people’s reaction to Window 10 S. But it’s interesting to me that the premise of the tweet ignores the iPad, which has been completely locked to the App Store all along. Show More Summary
Nice video for an interesting laptop. There’s an Apple-esque pride in the design of the internal components as well as the exterior. ?
Kara Swisher and Walt Mossberg: Uber CEO Travis Kalanick is not the first exec to deal with sexual harassment and sexism issues. And he’s not the first to be accused of stealing technology. He’s also not the first to anger customers hrough cloddish statements. Show More Summary
AWS Device Farm is an app testing service that lets you test and interact with your Android, iOS, and web apps on many devices at once, or reproduce issues on a device in real time. View video, screenshots, logs, and performance data...Show More Summary
Ben Bajarin, writing for Techpinions: We used every available resource to track down as many AirPod owners as we could. In the end, we found 942 people willing to ake our study and share their thoughts on Apple’s latest product. The big story is customer satisfaction with AirPods is extremely high. Show More Summary
David Remnick, writing for The New Yorker: On April 29th, Donald Trump will have occupied the Oval Office for a hundred days. For most people, the luxury of living in a relatively stable democracy is the luxury of not following politics with a nerve-racked constancy. Show More Summary
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Me, a few days ago: Once you start thinking about the implications of an AI-driven device that can both see and hear you, it becomes obvious just how primitive these devices still are. I want a C–3PO, not a alking camera fixed on my dresser that tells me if my socks and shirt match. Now that I think about it, what I really want is HAL. Show More Summary
Darrell Etherington, writing for TechCrunch on Elon Musk’s (admittedly cleverly named) Boring Company: Just what does Elon Musk’s Boring Company want to accomplish? This might be our clearest picture yet — a video shown during Musk’s TEDTalk...Show More Summary
Chris Mooney and Juliet Eilperin, reporting for The Washington Post: The Environmental Protection Agency announced Friday evening that its website would be “undergoing changes” to better represent the new direction the agency is taking, triggering the removal of several agency websites containing detailed climate data and scientific information. Show More Summary
Todd Spangler, reporting for Variety: An anonymous hacker has carried through on a threat to release “Orange Is the New Black” season five episodes online — after Netflix allegedly failed to respond to the cybercriminal’s shakedown demands. Show More Summary
George Takei, in an op-ed for The New York Times: I was 5 years old at the beginning of our internment in Arkansas. I remember every school morning reciting the Pledge of Allegiance, my eyes upon the stars and stripes of the flag, but...Show More Summary
Ian King, reporting for Bloomberg: Apple Inc. cut off billions of dollars in payments to Qualcomm Inc., turning a contract dispute into what one analyst called an “all-out war” that forced the chip supplier to slash forecasts given only...Show More Summary
Full transcript of Lisa Jackson’s interview on The Talk Show last week. In case you missed it, it’s a great episode. ?
Reuters reporters Stephen J. Adler, Jeff Mason, and Steve Holland: President Donald Trump on Thursday reflected on his first 100 days in office with a wistful look at his life before the White House. “I loved my previous life. I had so many things going,” Trump told Reuters in an interview. Show More Summary
Terrific 5-minute video from Senator Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island on the politics behind the Republican Party’s stonewalling on climate change. Watch it and pass it along. (I’m surely the millionth person to make this observation, but how great would it be if he were elected president and we had a Whitehouse White House?) ?
Tom Nichols, in an op-ed for USA Today: There is a serious danger to American democracy in all this. When voters choose ill-informed grudges and diffuse resentment over the public good, a republic becomes unsustainable. The temperance...Show More Summary
Apple: Apple today announced plans to launch dozens of new educational sessions next month in all 495 Apple stores ranging in topics from photo and video to music, coding, art and design and more. The hands-on sessions, collectivelyShow More Summary