Linked: “WordPress 5.0”…”and MarsEdit”

Via Red Sweater Blog: This change to the editor is part of a trend with WordPress of moving away from the dedicated purpose of blogging, towards satisfying the more general-purpose needs of a full-featured CMS. Typically blogs feature a unified design for posts, so that in the process of writing individual posts, you can focus …

Technology: First Impressions of HomePod

I didn’t buy the HomePod when it first was released. One issue had to do with the lack of multiple timers and my fear of my listening habits or my GF’s impacting either of our Apple Music algorithms. We have very different tastes in music. Finally, we had a Sonos Play:3 in the kitchen already …

★ DDB on Creativity and Critics

Possibly the best thing Alex has ever written: Being a beer critic is a low-risk low-reward paradigm. You take the vibrant product that someone else created, distill it into actual piss, and then point out faults. It is inherently DEconstructive and never appears productive. You co-opt someone else’s work and your entire art is based …