john spurlock 2017

First one per month per month's free, kidtwitter photo
"The most innovative spreadsheet app ever designed."-type product language seems less humorous these days...twitter photo
You start by slicing your head in half and wiring it up to *extremely* invalid html, apparentlyNYTimes Tech on Twitter:"You have no plans to become a computer engineer, but you want to learn code. Where to start?"
But requires minSdk level 24 (aka "N", aka < 3% of devices) to use anything other than lambda expressions, also no java.time. Weak sauce! 🇫️Android Studio on Twitter:"AS 2.4 Preview 4 brings a first look at Java 8 language features support and @GooglePlay on the Android Emulator!"
Just found out about Every Time Zone: compare time zones and the best time to meet with one, nice!
Seriously good job. It's likeTwitter. It's what's without all of the stuff I don't really use.

Doing a side by side is revealing...Twitter Engineering on Twitter:"We’re excited to introduce Twitter Lite, a Progressive Web App at . Here's how we built it 🛠"
Fail fast.Kontra on Twitter:""Researcher calls Samsung's Tizen OS 'the worst code I've ever seen'"

(If it doesn't explode, ship it!)"
Another big Twitter announcement today re: the api and roadmap. Taking a look...Building the Future of the Twitter API Platform | Twitter
Webhooks for receiving DMs!!!

(Can rip out my half-baked email notification -> gmail rule -> amazon ses nonsense)New APIs to power the future of customer engagement in Direct Messages | Twitter
Would love to peer into someone's mind as they type
the term "engagement-enabling". Nature of consciousness-level stuff.
Reading books as too indulgent

Org-chart showing? Mess this up too badly and Home device becomes completely irrelevant (as opposed to mostly).Google Assistant's shopping list is moving out of Keep and into the Home app on April
Overestimate COM or DCOMAlex Russell on Twitter:"@TheLarkInn @seldo ...but with interop. You really can't overestimate the value of a base contract (e.g., COM or DOM)."
"The president, they said, was a visual learner. Would briefers please use fewer words, more graphics & pictures?"‘Horrible’ pictures of suffering moved Trump to action on Syria - The Washington
Only in California: "The 90"

Abomination. Acceptable alternatives: "90", "I-90", "Mass Pike" or even "Innerbelt"Why Southern Californians Say “The” Before Freeway Numbers | Mental
Fiber to the home, midwest-consumer editiontwitter photo
Worse. At least there was a global flash on Twitter:"Electron is flash for the desktop

"OK, Google, add an iPhone to my shopping list."Google Assistant's new shopping list is live, here's how it
Uninstalled Twitter native app 5 days ago as an experiment, replaced with "Twitter Lite" app. Today, no desire to go back. NoneJohn Spurlock on Twitter:"Seriously good job. It's like without all of the stuff I don't really use.

Doing a side by side is revealing..."
Android O preview logo is so gross. Version 8.0 Urinal Cake?twitter photo
Streaming device market share (Dec 2016, comScore):
18% Roku
12% FireTV
8% Chromecast
5% AppleTVRoku leading the way in streaming TV boxes, with fireTV, Chromecast & Apple TV following | 9to5Google9to5google.comtwitter photo
"All it means is that you should not *hide important content* behind interactions" – @driven_by_dataIn Defense of Interactive Graphics | vis4.netvis4.nettwitter photo
problem?twitter photo
"The real requires peril" – @nntalebReal Life is Risk Taking – Nassim Nicholas Taleb –
"When you are making a TV show, you're trying to answer: 'What do people want to watch in a year or two?'"How Amazon decides what TV shows to make - Business
Two new entrants in the "morning briefing" podcast category: @UpFirst (NPR) and 'The Daily' (@nytimes)

A category well-suited for podcasts
Next up: getting this working in an @awscloud lambda function...Eric Bidelman on Twitter:"A wild headless Chrome appears: . Coming to Chrome 59, all platforms.

Yet powerless against Burger KingGoogle’s AI has learned how to draw by looking at your doodles - The
The Reaccommodation of ChristProf Oscar Munoz on Twitter:"The term Good Friday is somewhat antiquated and confusing. A better one would be Reaccommodation Friday."
"We're now a lot like Germany/France/England/Netherlands, what we have is a sort of late-stage Christian afterglow"Subscribe to