Bumper listing this week to make up for last week miss. Some great reads here so hope you enjoy it.
- There is a property boom, especially for the SNP
- What it means to be great – It’s not just the product.
- What’s worse than paid app updates? – The unwillingness of people to pay pennies for app’s still shocks me.
- How Steve Jobs Fleeced Carly Fiorina
- Google’s Cute Cars And The Ugly End Of Driving
- Elon Musk’s sleight of hand
- Urban mobility at a tipping point
- Historic swimming pools of Britain: Preserving our bathing heritage, in pictures
- Last of the Govan Cranes
- British steel industry buckles under the weight of cheap Chinese product – This feels close not home as I work in shipbuilding and I have friends working at Scunthorpe. The government can’t let this strategically important industry die on their watch…or can they?
- British Airways – Building the 787-9 Dreamliner
- Blank Space: What Kind of Genius Is Max Martin?
- The Network Man
- Project Apollo Archive – If you love space travel then you must look at this – 8000 images from the Apollo program. Love it.
- The inside story of how $1 billion Evernote went from Silicon Valley darling to deep trouble – Evernote has certainly stagnated for me…so much so I’ll be looking seriously at Notes from Apple as it’s had quite the upgrade.
- It’s all about people: DVLA delivers real transformation
- By 2050, human-on-robot sex will be more common than human-on-human sex, says report
- Let The Robots And Iphones Tend The Crops
- Twitter’s Moment</li>
- Inside the creation of the Microsoft Surface Book
- The power of privacy – 5 part video series from Aleks Krotoski on privacy – the first one was quite revealing.
- A Brief History of the End of the Comments
- Jonathan Glazer Directs Wild And Wonderful Rebrand For Channel 4
- Sneaker Wars: Inside the Battle Between Nike and Adidas
- The white man in that photo – The amazing story of Peter Norman.
- How common is your birthday? Find out exactly with an interactive heat map.
- How To Beat Loneliness
- Jony Ive, J.J. Abrams, and Brian Grazer on Inventing Worlds in a Changing One
- Happy 20th Anniversary Wipeout – 2o years since the original Wipeout, one of the developers releases the original design document. Great read.
2 thoughts on “Backpocket”
Ditto on Evernote, although I use the Web Clipper so heavily it would be hard to replace I think…
That’s very true. I make good use of that….OneNote might be another alternative. I’ll start testing soon.