"To be interesting, be interested."

(I had an aha! moment, the first time I heard this quote.)

"Can’t talk. Meditating!"

October 4!

2014: Everybody has an opinion, warranted or not, about everything.

iOS 8 update may be too big for your iPhone or iPad

When iPhone 6 was announced, I was really hoping they’d make 32 gb the default config. Apple kinda blew it here… This is bad for users, developers and Apple (although they must make a killing @ 16 gb).

Daring Fireball: Apple Watch: Initial Thoughts and Observations

"If you buy a $6,000 mechanical watch and take care of it, you can expect it to outlive you and become a family heirloom… A Rolex purchased in 2007 is every bit as good today as it was then… 

An iPhone purchased in 2007 is 85 times slower in CPU performance than an iPhone 6.”

Why I Just Asked My Students To Put Their Laptops Away…

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about the value of unitasking and my appetite for technology and came across this article.

"The industry has committed itself to an arms race for my students’ attention, and if it’s me against Facebook and Apple, I lose."

There’s nothing earth shattering here but this piece carries particular weight to me given how much of a champion for technology and the free internet Clay Shirky has been. The rider vs elephant analogy is quite apt.

Once you know your exact priorities (and their exact trade-offs/compromises), the decisions become eas(ier).

Life = Economics.

Felicity Jones is photographed for a Portrait Session at the 2014 Toronto Film Festival on September 6, 2014 in Toronto, Ontario.


(Source: feli-smoak)