This Micro Monday I recommend following @bix, who writes with depth and passion about the internet and about the web. I particularly enjoy his perspectives on micro.blog, creating community and a sense of place online.
My posts here have gotten much more sporadic for Reasons that will be Explained Later. For now, I’d just like to say hi and thanks for checking in. The hamster wheel is running, which means it is time for nocturnal critters to take over and for me to go to bed. 🐹
For micro Monday, I’d recommend following @baldur, especially if you do development for the web in any form. I get all sorts of very thoughtful links highly relevant to my work from his posts.
For some reason, Face ID keep failing to recognize me.
Apple is building its internal cloud computing capacity. It’s about time! The article at the link above is remarkably incisive. I am used to the press getting details about Apple or cloud computing wrong, but Tom Krazit nailed it.
Amazon is… well-managed and has demonstrated great skill at spotting opportunities… It has a corresponding lack of vision about the human costs of the relentless growth and accumulation of wealth and power.
Why I avoid ordering from Amazon whenever possible. Good for you, Tim.
PSA for those, like us, ordering groceries online for the first time: check your units carefully.
Related: we needed one Serrano pepper for a recipe. We got one pound of Serrano peppers. Oops!
No wonder I am so fuzzy-headed! Just discovered the second half of my morning coffee. My routines are all out of whack.
New game: every time you see or hear the phrase “these challenging times,” have a sip of your quarantini. 🍸🦠