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Linked: “The ultimate Apple I/O death chart”

via The Verge: One of the most strongly-held arguments about Apple removing the headphone jack is that Apple has historically been first to drop a legacy technology, sometimes even before the rest of the industry is ready. Apple’s vertical integration, passionate userbase, and scale (both historically small and now immensely huge) allow it to push …

Linked: “In Senate, Blackberry Era Officially Over”

via Bomble (whatever that is): The reign of the Blackberry lasted a good decade or more in Congress, early on due to the advanced nature of the devices and obsession with email checking. Even when the iPhone and Androids came about, the Blackberry still kept the throne for awhile because typing on those tiny little …

★ 100 Visits to Hill Farmstead

Every time I can find cell-service, I’ll check-in on FourSquare to Hill Farmstead. It’s my favorite brewery in the world. It’s 75 miles each way from my house which can be trying at times when gas prices went up, when my car became too expensive to drive from a maintenance standpoint or when ice, rain, …