I need to check out the For You section of Apple Music more often. I hadn’t bothered with it at first, but now that I’ve been using Apple Music for over six months it’s showing me lots of stuff I might otherwise have missed. That’s the last piece I was missing from Spotify.
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The mysterious disappearance of Google’s click metric To survive, Google must find ways of showing even more ads. This is the future with Google — more ads in more places. Or rather, more ineffective ads in more places. This is an unsustainable business model.
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Robert Heaton noticed that the driver software for his Wacom tablet had a privacy policy, and decided to find out what information it was collecting. Yes, you can opt-out. But I’m still trying to figure out why Wacom even needs that information.
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Some good-ish news for users of Editorial, as developer Ole Zorn discusses his feelings about that app and also Pythonista. I’ll echo what Michael Tsai says, and wish Ole all the best with his health and business.
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I’m always a bit perplexed by people who hate email or are compelled to “fix” email. I’m even a bit perplexed why folks hand over control of their email to a big corporate host (i.e. Google). From I love email… by @patrickrhone Heartily agree!
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The Linguist and the Programmer: Perl, Python and the Websites They Made The linguist being Larry Wall, and the programmer being Guido van Rossum. With all the talk of the JAMstack these days, it’s easy to forget that these two languages still power major websites.
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Say Goodbye to Hardware Keyboards: TCL Won’t Make BlackBerry Phones Anymore While I never owned a Blackberry device, I do see this as a sad loss, not just for the avid users and fans, but for the wider technology landscape. Also, a reminder that no company can last forever.
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