RSS Spring Cleaning

[caption id="attachment_13598" align="aligncenter" width="1000"] By: Yannick Bammert - CC BY 2.0[/caption] Recently I found myself hitting the "mark all read" option in Reeder (iOS) and ReadKit (OS X). When staring at an unread item count of several hundred it's easier to do that then trying to catch up. I started to realize that I had…

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Riccardo Mori » Drop support, but leave old versions around

Riccardo Mori commenting on Brent Simmons post about Dropping Support for Older OS Releases I don’t see any significant downsides in leaving older versions available for download. They can focus on perfecting their app for the most up-to-date audience, while leaving virtually no one behind.Riccardo Mori I can think of many. Even though the developer…

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Google everywhere?

Wade Roush writing in Xconomy.com Think about it. Some morning in the not-too-distant future, you could be awakened by the alarm on your Google-designed phone (Motorola’s Moto X) running a Google operating system (Android). You could ride to work in a Google-powered robot car guided by Google-owned GPS maps (Waze). At your office you’ll log…

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Enemy of the State? Privacy?

Vinay Gupta’s “Snowden” piece got me all riled up. America are no longer even slightly plausibly the good guys. They’re using the internet against everybody – their own citizens, their allies, the European parliament. They’re storing everything.The Bucky-Gandhi Design Institution As a cyber-security consultant, this entire situation bothers me. My ability to do my work…

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