So I learned of an amusing bug today:
Docker for Windows won't run if you have the Razer Synapse driver management tool running.
But the reason is the funny part...
If you don’t want Spotify to take over podcasts for themselves, the best things you can do are:
- Don’t listen there. Most other podcast apps are better anyway!
- Stop listening to any shows that become Spotify exclusives, and tell the creators why they lost you as a listener.
So you’re telling me I have to exercise multiple times every week for the rest of my life?
How did we conclude that the best way to prepare kids for the future is to cluster them into a setting where they are organized by age, into grades, and forced to learn the same things, at the same time and pace, 7 hours a day, 5 days a week, for 12 + years?
Also in this update (v. 2020.1):
- AirPlay 2 (with Smart Speed and Voice Boost, of course)
- Skip intros/outros by X seconds
- Restored iOS 12 support
vi is the extreme ipad-counterpoint example of @firstname.lastname@example.org's iPad criticism — vi is beloved (??) because it's INSANELY COMPLEX but also MEGA POWERFUL. The complexity of the interface model is justified by the power. The iPad is weirdly complex and not particularly powerful.
If you're not paying for it, YOU'RE the product.
New: leaked documents, data, contracts show how hugely popular antivirus Avast now harvests internet browsing data and sells it for millions of dollars. Clients included Home Depot, Google, Microsoft. Documents show a product called "All Clicks Feed"
What's the biggest lie in tech?
RT for a bigger sample set? 👀
Spotify’s ad tech will continue to expand, but it will only affect podcasts if you listen to them in Spotify.
Keep using independent podcast apps, and the surveillance abilities by large podcast publishers will remain extremely limited. https://twitter.com/NathanBLawrence/status/1214978492246265856
1/ Today marks the twentieth anniversary of the introduction of Microsoft's Internet Explorer 5 for Mac. This was both the most important release of Internet Explorer for the Mac, and the last release. Here are some anecdotes and thoughts from an insider’s perspective. [thread]
.@Twitter@twitter.com Did you figure out what you're going to do about dead people's Twitter accounts other than just deleting them, yet?
hot parenting tip: if your kid talks about wanting some big piece of professional software—Logic, After Effects, Photoshop—the returns on it are probably 100x what you’d get from piano lessons or whatever.
Hoping you’re having a groovy Christmas. https://youtu.be/_g2nHEPC1Fc