As expected the last week was busy and tiring but ultimately interesting and enjoyable. Hopefully more of the same next week with a few original twists to keep me on my toes.
American Gods is well worth a watch, apart from that it’s been a week of catching up on podcasts.
Apple’s New Campus: An Exclusive Look Inside the Mothership | WIRED
Flawless curves, milled aluminum, endless glass, walled garden—sounds like an Apple product. In fact, it’s the company’s biggest launch ever.
Looks stunning, will be interesting to see how it ages over the next few years.
Trump revealed highly classified information to Russian foreign minister and ambassador – The Washington Post
Nothing he does is a surprise anymore…untouchable?
Panic Blog » The Case of the Stolen Source Code
Big shock to see one of the premier Apple developers get stung like this. Shows you how easy it is to be compromised, even on Mac OS.
How and Why Has “Mr Brightside” Never Left the UK Charts? – Noisey
Who knew? Love the song but it’s bizarre that it keeps on resurfacing like a Christmas classic.
Google’s 18-Month Quest To Redesign Its Terrible Emoji
Google is notorious for having some of the worst emoji on the planet. Now it’s righting its wrongs–and taking on gender stereotypes, too.
Theresa May to create new internet that would be controlled and regulated by government | The Independent
Theresa May is planning to introduce huge regulations on the way the internet works, allowing the government to decide what is said online. Particular focus has been drawn to the end of the manifesto, which makes clear that the Tories want to introduce huge changes to the way the internet works. “Some people say that it is not for government to regulate when it comes to technology and the internet,” it states. “We disagree.”
What a mess. This is unworkable bullshit, just hyperbole to appeal to the right wing.
‘Fat but fit is a big fat myth’ – BBC News
Researchers say being fat but medically fit does not protect people from heart disease.
Some folk at work need to read this.
IBM tells thousands of remote employees to come back to office or find new jobs | Ars Technica UK
While selling benefits of “telework” to others, IBM forces relocation in stealth layoff.
Bonkers. Flexibility of when and where I work is one of the better perks that I currently get. While getting everyone together has it’s benefits, in todays age of fast broadband and comms over IP this is such a backwards step.
“MP3 is dead” missed the real, much better story – Marco.org
It’s the patents not the format thats dead.
Literary fighters: Glasgow’s last surviving independent book shops – The Scotsman
Since the rise of internet giants and high street chain stores, the humble independent book shop has all but disappeared from our towns and cities. With only a few remaining, we talk to the owners of some of Glasgow’s finest, and find out what drives them
Voltaire and Rousseau is a must visit, a west end classic.
The big picture – The Verge
Photos is growing faster than YouTube, Gmail, or Chrome.
It’s also far better than Apple Photo’s. Will we see any improvements at WWDC?
iOS 11: iPad Wishes and Concept Video – MacStories
Some great idea’s which I fear will remain as items on a wish list.
Ebay accused of failing its sellers as fraudulent buyers manipulate the system | Money | The Guardian
Ebay has been a mess for a while and they are doing nothing about it. Shame.
LUNAR on Vimeo
This short film is dedicated to all people who believe in peaceful expansion of our borders. In the year 1957 the cold war expands to space. The Soviet-Union…
A video on space? Of course I’ll watch it…and so should you as it’s stunning.