A Week On The Wrist: Apple Watch Series 4

Horlogemagazine Hodinkee maakt een review van de nieuwe Apple Watch. En dat is altijd een interessante insteek als niet-echt-tech-website. So whether you’re someone still wandering around with a naked wrist, checking the time by pulling out your phones like it’s a new-age pocket watch, or a die-hard watch collector who can’t imagine giving up their […]

Overcast 5: Watch, Siri, search, and redesign!

Marco Arment over de nieuwe versie van m’n favoriete podcast-app Overcast: It all started with the watchOS volume widget. Ferm werk. Het wordt weer serieus wennen, maar dat doet het sowieso. Die Siri Shortcuts zijn al zwaar de max. Deze morgen wakker geworden en gewoon “Hé Siri, speel podcasts” gezegd en zonder mij te moeten […]

The End of Neutrality

Politico: When institutions no longer enjoy credibility across the political spectrum, people look to more ideological sources for confirmation of what they want to believe. Dé strategie van de helfies: alles wat neutraal is in vraag stellen. Rechters, Unia, commissies… En op die manier alles ideologisch invullen. Het werkt, voor hen, maar het is levensgevaarlijk […]

Logged off: meet the teens who refuse to use social media

The Guardian: One 2017 survey of British schoolchildren found that 63% would be happy if social media had never been invented. Another survey of 9,000 internet users from the research firm Ampere Analysis found that people aged 18-24 had significantly changed their attitudes towards social media in the past two years. Whereas 66% of this […]

How a thirst for beer brought us cereals—and not the other way around

Wetenschap! In the past, people have often assumed that beer and other alcohols were produced as a way to use up agricultural waste. But in an article published in the Journal of Archaeological Science, researchers suggested that a taste for beer may have been “an underlying motivation” for the later cultivation of grains used to make […]