Today’s the day. The day you help save the internet from being ruined.
(Long story short: The FCC is about to make a critical decision as to whether or not internet service providers have to treat all traffic equally. If they choose wrong, then the internet where anyone can start a website for any reason at all, the internet that’s been so momentous, funny, weird, and surprising—that internet could cease to exist. Here’s your chance to preserve a beautiful thing.)
Waylon Jennings comes down from the mountain and recommends psychedelics.
Since the moment it was unveiled at WWDC in June of last year, I’ve been a big fan of iOS 7. While I certainly understand the people who hate change, I am not one of those people. In technology, I welcome change — especially big, bold changes. At the very least, it shows that a company isn’t afraid to experiment. More importantly, it shows that a company isn’t content to rest on its laurels.
So I embraced the gaudy neon and I entered our newly flat world excited. And I remain convinced that in just about every way, iOS 7 is a huge upgrade over the previous iterations. Except one. And it’s a big one.
The software is so inexplicably and inexcusably buggy.
Let me add a datapoint. My entire family runs iOS 7 on iPhone 4Ss (there are 4 of us), plus I have a 3rd gen iPad and a non-retina iPad mini. All of these devices are heavily used, all day. Over the past several months, we have seen exactly one of these crashes. Everything else is fine.
Not sure what is going on.
I’m not usually big on people who call themselves “jazz singers”, with a few exceptions. This guy is one of those exceptions.
World-class humanity on display.
I’d forgotten what a punch this “acoustic” album from 1964 packs. Muddy is at the top of his game, he could knock you out by whispering in your ear.
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