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Linked: “Why Are You Still Using Microsoft Word?”

via Gizmodo: So you’re still using Microsoft Word. Seems like an odd decision in the year 2017, but I didn’t come here to judge. I’m legitimately curious why some people continue to pump their money into the MS Office Suite, despite mounting evidence that the software offers shitty security and a historically terrible user experience. …

Linked: “How to Live Alone Without Losing Your Shit”

via Vice: When you have your own place, and your best friend no longer sleeps in the next room, I imagine it becomes even more difficult to not gravitate toward digital interactions—tweeting your followers, live-streaming your day, or Skyping whomever. But if the internet is your only connection to the world outside of your empty …

Linked: …an interview with Gabe Rivera

via Buzzfeed: (ugh, I hate linking to this shit-hole of a website) Why is that Adam? The author, Mr. Warzel who interviewed Gabe called his story “Meet the Man who Shapes Tech’s Narrative” (look at the article link, perma-links don’t lie) which is accurate in a way. It’s a bit of a stretch. Gabe doesn’t …

Linked: “The Curious State of Apple Product Pricing”

via Above Avalon: Redefining Luxury Apple’s pricing strategy is ultimately about bringing new users into the Apple ecosystem. While the iPhone remains the most effective tool for accomplishing this, Apple wearables will increasingly represent another new user tool at management’s disposal. It may be difficult to believe, but AirPods likely represent the first Apple product …