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One Man’s Journey To Post One Thing On Ello

This is a  slightly dramatized account of my efforts to post on Ello – the newly popular social network. Part of the confusion that ensued no-doubt occurred from my desire to learn the purpose of every meaningless icon. There are two tasks that should be incredibly easy on a social network – posting, and seeing the posts of others. On Ello, that first one is exceedingly difficult....

Q&A: Why did Apple honour Robin Williams on their site?

Q&A: Why did Apple honour Robin Williams on their site?

Apple recently honored Robin Williams on their website, to mourn the late actor’s death. Many asked why he, of all celebrity deaths, deserved one of the few memorial slots they dole out. I’ve discovered a few reasons that I hope will answer your question. Reason #1: Success as an actor I’ll start with the two obvious reasons, the first being his tremendous success as...

video of tim cook, apple CEO, taking ALS ice bucket challenge

Tim Cook Takes Ice Bucket Challenge In Front of Employees

Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO, accepted the challenge from Phil Schiller, Apple’s marketing head, and took on the ice bucket challenge in front of thousands of employees at Apple’s bi-weekly Beer Bash – Yes I didn’t know that event existed either, but apparently it does. Cook took on the ALS-challenge while blasting the song “Ice-Ice Baby” by Vanilla Ice – an apt choice of sound....

3D printed products on Amazon 3D print store

Have You Visited Amazon’s 3D-Printed Store?

Amazon now sells 3D printed goods, in an official section. You can customize things like wallets, bobbleheads, and jewelry, and Amazon will 3D print your item, and ship it to you for a pretty reasonable price. It’d definately novel. The gimmicks, and little plastic gobbledeegook that Amazon is offering is only attractive for the thrill of owning something 3D printed, and not for any...