2019-11-08: ๐ŸŽ๐Ÿ“บโž• I suppose even if folks are complaining about Apple’s TV shows, it’s a win for Apple โ€ฆ

2019-11-06: AirPods Pro ๐Ÿ“ฑ๐ŸŽง๐ŸŽค The moment I saw version one of the AirPods I knew I wanted them. I had already had enough of my โ€ฆ

2019-11-04: ๐Ÿ“บ๐Ÿ‘ฑ๐Ÿผโ€โ™‚๏ธ๐Ÿ› It’s been years since I watched The West Wing. Has it been 20? Boy, have I forgotten โ€ฆ

2019-11-01: ๐ŸŽฅ๐Ÿ“บ๐Ÿ‘ It’s been a banner week in our world of entertainment for me and the boy. We went to see โ€ฆ

2019-10-28: ๐ŸŽ๐Ÿ˜ ๐Ÿ‘Ž I expect more out of Apple in absolutely everything they do. I also expect restraint. Just โ€ฆ

2019-10-26: ๐ŸŽ ๐Ÿ’ป๐Ÿคฎ It’s hard to overstate how badly Apple has failed with its current line of portable โ€ฆ

2019-10-22: One of my favorite things about using an iPad is when I can’t find it, it’s usually on โ€ฆ

2019-10-05: ๐Ÿง“๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€โš•๏ธ๐Ÿšซ My guess is that if Elizabeth Warren gets the Dem nod, she’ll begin to back away from โ€ฆ

2019-10-01: ๐ŸŠ๐Ÿ›โš–๏ธ If Dubya wasn’t charged and prosecuted for crimes, then no U.S. president ever will be. โ€ฆ

2019-09-22: ๐Ÿ‘ถ๐Ÿ‘ง๐Ÿป๐Ÿง’๐Ÿผ The climate change walkout on Friday got me thinking. First, it got me thinking kids today โ€ฆ

2019-09-14: โฑ๐Ÿ“ฑ๐Ÿ’ช As time marches on, it feels (literally) like the iPhones are going in the direction of cars. โ€ฆ

2019-09-13: ๐Ÿคฑ๐Ÿซ๐Ÿ–•There isn’t any bridge that’s too far to cross, is there? No war crime too horrendous โ€ฆ

2019-08-21: ๐Ÿš€๐Ÿ“š๐Ÿ˜ I finished The Last Astronaut by David Wellington. While I thoroughly enjoyed the first half of โ€ฆ

2019-08-04: โ˜ ๏ธโ˜ ๏ธโ˜ ๏ธ There’s not a single person running for president who is talking about repealing the โ€ฆ

2019-07-22: ๐Ÿ“บ๐Ÿคฐ๐Ÿคฏ Has anyone else watched the documentary The Handmaid’s Tale? It’s good.

2019-07-20: ๐Ÿ–•๐Ÿ–•๐Ÿ–•Hey person in charge of upholding the law but is actually a pretty terrible person who often says โ€ฆ

2019-07-17: ๐Ÿ‘ณ๐Ÿฝโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿฆณ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธThe president of the United States regularly leads two minutes of hate. Well done right โ€ฆ

2019-07-13: ๐Ÿฟ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜ข Defying Hollywood’s long-standing precedent of sequels being the pits, Toy Story 4 knocked โ€ฆ

2019-07-06: ๐Ÿคฌ ๐Ÿค“ ๐Ÿ›  With Jony Ive gone, Lisa Jackson needs to throw some face around to impress upon engineering โ€ฆ

2019-07-03: ๐Ÿง‘๐Ÿง‘๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ‘ฑโ€โ™€๏ธ I think weโ€™ll see a Warren/Harris ticket for Dems. Maybe be Warren/Castro ticket, but โ€ฆ

2019-07-01: โ˜ ๏ธโ˜ ๏ธโ˜ ๏ธ Where are the mass graves?

2019-06-29: ๐Ÿค’๐Ÿคทโ€โ™‚๏ธ๐Ÿ› Dementia makes for a better Manchurian candidate.

2019-06-26: ๐Ÿซ๐Ÿ‘ซโค๏ธMany months ago I wrote about traditions. I guess it’s hypocritical of me to have poked โ€ฆ

2019-06-24: ๐Ÿ—ฝโ˜ ๏ธโ›บ๏ธ How long before weโ€™re invaded because of our concentration camps?

2019-06-14: ๐Ÿ’ฉ๐Ÿ‘Ž๐Ÿคทโ€โ™‚๏ธ Wait wait wait. Huawei thought if this didnโ€™t go well it could โ€œdestroy its reputationโ€? are โ€ฆ

2019-06-13: ๐Ÿ’ธ๐Ÿซ๐Ÿ–•Boomers pay just $10 per college credit. Nice! Now how about the rest of us?

2019-06-12: ๐Ÿ‘‹๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿค’ Thanks to John Stewart for convincing Congress to do the right thing. Now how about the rest of โ€ฆ

2019-06-10: ๐Ÿ“๐Ÿคคโค๏ธ My local grocery store (Park Slope Food Coop) has the good strawberries right now and I โ€ฆ

2019-06-08: ๐Ÿค“๐Ÿ–ฅ๐Ÿ’ช It would be something if the folks who clamored for a pro Mac find the computer they actually โ€ฆ

2019-05-29: ๐Ÿค• ๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€โš•๏ธ ๐Ÿ–• Holy forking shirtballs! This is NOT awesome. Itโ€™s the perfect example of how forked our โ€ฆ

2019-05-22: ๐Ÿ› ๐Ÿช ๐Ÿ–• Hereโ€™s the deal: There is no talking to right wingers. They are not arguing in good faith. โ€ฆ

2019-05-13: ๐Ÿ“ฑ Apps are, for the most part, dirt cheap. I do admit when I was first buying apps for iOS I was a โ€ฆ

2019-05-11: ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Republicans aren’t afraid of socialism. They’re afraid of democracy.

2019-05-10: โ˜ ๏ธ When it comes to gun violence, we have let our children down to the point they are now โ€ฆ

2019-05-09: ๐Ÿ“บ I gulped down the Netflix series Dead to Me. I enjoyed it very much. The series starred two actors โ€ฆ

2019-05-08: ๐Ÿง’ We sure do love our children. I’ll say this until things change: Everyday I’m thankful โ€ฆ

2019-05-05: ๐Ÿš— Flying cars will not save us from climate change. Unless, I guess, they fall out of the sky in โ€ฆ

2019-05-04: โ˜ ๏ธ This used to be a big deal. Now you (and I) can’t recall the one before the most recent โ€ฆ

2019-05-01: ๐Ÿ›  The right to repair is so obvious it’s hard to believe we have to even discuss it. Apple is โ€ฆ

2019-04-29: ๐Ÿ“ฐ I mentioned recently that I went to school for journalism but didn’t pursue it as a career. โ€ฆ

2019-04-28: ๐Ÿ“ฝ I watched movie Obit. While it’s maybe not your typical Saturday night movie, it was โ€ฆ

2019-04-26: ๐Ÿš€ I worry about getting older. Not scary health things (though I’ve had at least one I โ€ฆ

2019-04-23: ๐Ÿซ The GOP is not working towards a better America. The GOP is working towards a dumber, more โ€ฆ

2019-04-22: ๐Ÿ“ป The splintering of podcasting is here and it’s disheartening.

2019-04-12: ๐Ÿ‘ณ๐Ÿฝโ€โ™€๏ธ The president’s attack against Ilhan Omar is awful, yet predictable. Still, it’s โ€ฆ

2019-04-10: ๐Ÿ›  Now that Lisa Jackson has gone on the record saying Apple wants its products to last longer (iOS โ€ฆ

2019-04-07: ๐Ÿคญ I finally decided, after years, that Instagram doesnโ€™t make me happy. At least when I follow โ€ฆ

2019-03-22: My mom and I didn’t get much time together as adults. Well, as two adults. So I never got a โ€ฆ

2019-03-20: ๐Ÿ—ฝ If voting is to be meaningful, here’s what America would do in regards to voting: Have same โ€ฆ

2019-03-19: ๐Ÿ“ฐ I sure do like all the new doodads Apple has been releasing lately, but I think this is likely to โ€ฆ

2019-02-18: ๐Ÿคฎ I remain completely confident that Facebook will go down as a net negative on the world. Twitter โ€ฆ

2019-02-15: ๐Ÿ–ฅ When there’s a big acquisition like Amazon buying Eero (sigh), there’s always talk โ€ฆ

2019-02-13: ๐Ÿ“ฑ I know Apple is a big corporation that I clearly have too much invested in (mentally and โ€ฆ

2019-02-12: ๐Ÿ“บ I’m now following all the cast members of Travelers on Instagram in some weird way, I guess, โ€ฆ

2019-01-24: ๐Ÿ‘ฉ Casey Smitherman did the right thing and if she gets any punishment for this, well… โ€ฆ

2019-01-24: ๐Ÿ‘ Now this is how to write about these bullshit Apple stories. It’s like arguing with much of โ€ฆ

2019-01-17: ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿปโ€๐ŸŽค I bumped into my son’s kindergarten teacher the other night. At the time my son was in โ€ฆ

2019-01-15: ๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€โš•๏ธ A lot of people are talking about Apple’s next big thing. Many people are claiming โ€ฆ

2019-01-12: ๐ŸŽฅ I just saw the latest Spider-Man movie with my son. Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is such a โ€ฆ

2019-01-09: ๐Ÿ’” I gotta wonder how well this article from The Verge is going to age. Because I can’t imagine โ€ฆ

2019-01-07: ๐Ÿ“ฒ Apple so needs to up its game when it comes to the App Store. This kind of crap is exactly what โ€ฆ

2019-01-05: ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿฝโ€๐Ÿฆฐ We’re going to impeach the motherfucker?! Oh no, get me to the fainting couch, stat! How โ€ฆ

2019-01-02: ๐Ÿ“ท I know it’s incredibly old school and kinda weird, but I’ve been so happy messing โ€ฆ

2018-12-28: โŒจ๏ธ I’ve run into a weird bug with my clicky keyboard when using it with my iPad Pro. When I โ€ฆ

2018-12-27: โŒจ๏ธ Hobbies are a weird thing. Some of us get totally into some obscure area of interest while others โ€ฆ

2018-12-22: ๐Ÿฅค I have begun my first attempt at cold brew from scratch.* I bought my first-ever burr grinder and โ€ฆ

2018-12-18: ๐Ÿ“บ If there is not a fourth season of Travelers then the world is shite and I don’t want to โ€ฆ

2018-12-16: ๐Ÿค I spent some time on Friday and Saturday trying to get a Drafts action working, although honestly โ€ฆ

2018-12-14: โ˜ ๏ธ Itโ€™s shouldnโ€™t come as a surprise to anyone the United States of America would let a little girl โ€ฆ

2018-12-13: โ˜ ๏ธ Now we’re killing the children we’ve kidnapped. How anyone -anyone at all- can remain โ€ฆ

2018-12-12: ๐Ÿ’ป Here’s the thing, Jeff with a G, the best products aren’t always the most expensive. I โ€ฆ

2018-12-12: ๐Ÿ–ฅ I hope others are worried the one company which controls much of what’s seen on the internet โ€ฆ

2018-12-12: ๐Ÿ› For years now I’ve been going on and on* about how we should lower the minimum age for โ€ฆ

2018-12-10: ๐Ÿ›ฐ Voyager 2 has entered interstellar space. If I had a vocabulary that was more majestic or โ€ฆ

2018-12-09: ๐Ÿค“ I used my new 11” iPad Pro without the keyboard folio this weekend. It’s so incredibly โ€ฆ

2018-12-08: ๐Ÿš— Of course cars are a problem. If/when (OK, it’s really just IF) I ever leave NYC and my โ€ฆ

2018-12-07: ๐Ÿค“ I don’t get jealous about non-Apple tech all that often, but this NUC that my friend got is โ€ฆ

2018-12-06: ๐Ÿ’ก I’ve reached the point where my watch needs a software update (and sometimes restarted) but โ€ฆ

2018-12-06: ๐Ÿ–• Believing both sides of the science is like saying “I believe Tom Petty is alive and โ€ฆ

2018-12-05: โš–๏ธ Welcome back to the game of Worst State of the Union. Florida is still in the lead, but a new โ€ฆ

2018-12-04: โš–๏ธ When things like this happen, it feels like the truth doesn’t matter at all anymore.

2018-12-04: ๐Ÿ’ป I agree it’s a cute ad poking a little fun at the iPad, but why in the world would MS show โ€ฆ

2018-12-03: ๐Ÿ’€ American football should be banned from schools. It’s literally hurting children every day โ€ฆ

2018-12-02: ๐Ÿ“ท I received a picture of my father today. It was sent to me by my cousin and I didn’t think โ€ฆ

2018-12-01: ๐Ÿ—ฝ I’ve learned more about how Congress works from Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Instagram โ€ฆ

2018-11-30: โ˜ ๏ธ What am I supposed to say here? Things are going swimmingly and everyone will be okay? I wonder โ€ฆ

2018-11-29: ๐Ÿ˜ฌ Google subsidiary doing a thing. That by itself gives me pause, even if it’s a bit (or โ€ฆ

2018-11-28: ๐Ÿ“ฒ Thanks to Jason Snell’s site for pointing out this great post criticizing the App Store. โ€ฆ

2018-11-27: ๐Ÿ˜ž I was one of the people who crapped all over Monica Lewinsky during the whole stupid Clinton โ€ฆ

2018-11-26: ๐Ÿ’ป Engadget asks Do you really need a tablet? By tablet they mean, of course, iPad. There’s no โ€ฆ

2018-11-25: โ˜ ๏ธ Romaine lettuce needs to ask the NRA for tips to find out how it can keep being sold regardless โ€ฆ

2018-11-24: ๐Ÿ“ฒ Out with the old and in with the new. My 12.9” iPad Pro and our old 2011 MacBook Pro left โ€ฆ

2018-11-23: ๐ŸŽฅ I think it’s funny I fell asleep during the movie Inception and am therefore a little โ€ฆ

2018-11-22: โ˜ ๏ธ All I want to do is write how I’m thankful for my family and friends, but, really, โ€ฆ

2018-11-21: ๐Ÿค“ My big tech purge project is coming to a close. While the goal wasn’t to go without using a โ€ฆ

2018-11-20: ๐Ÿ’ช In the world of superpowers everyone picks invisibility or flying, right? I never thought of โ€ฆ

2018-11-19: ๐Ÿ“บ We just finished the series House of Cards and, while I loved the series overall, I really โ€ฆ

2018-11-18: ๐Ÿค” How come we never see things like this posted about Apple? I am genuinely curious. Is it that โ€ฆ

2018-11-17: ๐Ÿ“ฐ Thanks to Kate Aronoff for pointing out that those on the “left” opposing the โ€ฆ

2018-11-17: ๐Ÿ› This has to be the most positive I’ve felt about politics in years, maybe decades. When I โ€ฆ

2018-11-16: ๐ŸŽ‚ My son turned 13 today and now thereโ€™s no getting around heโ€™s not my little boy… I love โ€ฆ

2018-11-15: ๐Ÿ‘Š๐Ÿป The right would ignore Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez if they weren’t afraid of her. But they โ€ฆ

2018-11-14: ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿพโ€๐Ÿฆฑ A week ago I was almost inconsolable. Then I saw this picture and I saw the future of America โ€ฆ

2018-11-13: ๐Ÿ’ป I was so close to buying an 11” iPad Pro until Jason Snell posted the perfect picture in his โ€ฆ

2018-11-12: ๐Ÿ—ณ While I certainly appreciate the sentiment, I am not sure this is something that can happen on a โ€ฆ

2018-11-11: ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿปโ€๐Ÿ’ผ โค๏ธ ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ If Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez doesn’t cut out this do-gooder crap, she’s going โ€ฆ

2018-11-10: ๐Ÿ’ป I just stopped at the Apple Store (Downtown Brooklyn) to touch the new MacBook Air and the new โ€ฆ

2018-11-09: ๐Ÿฅƒ Whenever I have one of those weeks (or days), I get into a cleaning mode. Since I can’t โ€ฆ

2018-11-08: ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿปโ€๐Ÿ’ป Thanks to Jason Snell for introducing me(1) to more women in tech through his podcast โ€ฆ

2018-11-07: ๐Ÿ› Iโ€™ve spent a lot of the last 24 hours being angry about the outcome of the election. Stacy Abrams โ€ฆ

2018-11-06: ๐Ÿ—ณ I voted today and it felt great. As soon as I was done, the pit in my stomach came back and โ€ฆ

2018-11-05: ๐Ÿ—ณ I’m so excited to vote tomorrow I can barely stand it. I know things won’t radically โ€ฆ

2018-11-04: ๐ŸŒŽ On Friday (November 2), during my lunch break, I decided to take a long walk to clear my thoughts โ€ฆ

2018-11-03: โš–๏ธ I keep reading about people who have never voted and it blows me away. I’d love to read โ€ฆ

2018-11-02: โ˜•๏ธ My superpower is being able to (continue to) drink coffee at the opposite temperature it was โ€ฆ

2018-11-01: ๐ŸŽƒ When I was younger I used to think traditions only came from people trying to relive the past. My โ€ฆ

2018-10-31: ๐Ÿ’ป My daughter is in need of a newer computer for school. When it comes to schoolwork, it makes โ€ฆ

2018-10-30: ๐Ÿ’ป I am insanely jealous of everyone who has already ordered an iPad Pro. But I am super happy for โ€ฆ

2018-10-30: ๐Ÿ“š I am not sure how I came across this app, but boy is Libby a piece of cake to set up, use AND โ€ฆ

2018-10-29: ๐Ÿ“ฑ If you watched me use my XR youโ€™d think I miss the home button. Muscle memory is a hard thing to โ€ฆ

2018-10-28: ๐Ÿ“ป I love podcasts. I listen to podcasts more than watch movies or shows, more than listen to music, โ€ฆ

2018-10-27: ๐Ÿ“ฑ I haven’t had my iPhone XR 24 hours and it’s my favorite phone since the iPhone 5. โ€ฆ

2018-10-26: ๐Ÿ“ท I wonder if I could do this with my X-100F which, predictably, sits on my nightstand as another โ€ฆ

2018-10-24: ๐Ÿ“š I’ve been reading Arthur C Clarke’s book The Nine Billion Names of God. I read that โ€ฆ

2018-10-06: ๐Ÿ’ป I find most of the complaints about Apple to be nonsense. It’s typically done for clicks: โ€ฆ

2018-09-14: ๐Ÿš€ Iโ€™m with my son and we’re about to watch 2001: A Space Odyssey at Lincoln Center with the โ€ฆ

2018-09-12: โŒš๏ธ The Apple Watch Series 4 feels like the beginning of something much bigger than a notifcation โ€ฆ

2018-09-12: ๐Ÿ“ฑ Iโ€™ve been hoping for colors for all the products for a while now. I guess Iโ€™ll jump on the iPhone โ€ฆ

2018-09-02: โค๏ธ The Apple Heart Study has ended. I submitted 1,560 heart rhythm data points. In the big picture I โ€ฆ

2018-09-01: ๐Ÿ“š I finished two books while on vacation. The first one was Unlocked by John Scalzi. I have no idea โ€ฆ

2018-09-01: ๐Ÿ”ฅ I built my first campfire last week. It was pretty decent for a city slicker. We made โ€ฆ

2018-08-24: ๐Ÿš™ The second row behind the passenger in a modern minivan is the secret to a wonderful vacation. I โ€ฆ

2018-08-17: ๐Ÿ“ท Jason Snellโ€™s Six Colors site offers tips from time to time and I always find them to be super โ€ฆ

2018-08-16: I like Seattle.

2018-08-12: When Old Friends Visit Iโ€™m using all my powers to get Rob to move back to NYC.

2018-08-11: Go @Marco, Go!

2018-08-11: ๐Ÿ“š I just finished reading Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult. I liked the story, but the writing โ€ฆ

2018-08-09: Apple should absolutely remove the Infowars app from App Store. It makes no sense delist the podcast โ€ฆ

2018-08-08: ๐Ÿ“ฐ I am so glad to support Pro Publica each month. This reporting is the kind of work I only dreamed โ€ฆ

2018-08-07: ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Even if they don’t all win, this is what the future looks like. And it sure as hell โ€ฆ

2018-08-06: ๐Ÿ–• Apple removing Alex Jones from its database is the first step (and one that was long overdue) in โ€ฆ

2018-08-04: ๐Ÿ“š I just finished The Heart’s Invisible Furies, by John Boyne. It was a lot of story. Despite โ€ฆ

2018-08-04: ๐ŸŽง I just thoroughly cleaned out my AirPods and I think I have PTSD.

2018-08-03: ๐Ÿ’ป Apple must realize not only is 5GB an embarrassingly small amount of storage to offer as its free โ€ฆ

2018-08-01: โ˜ข๏ธ Wow, hell of a grift. And so many fell for it.

2018-07-26: ๐Ÿ’ป Between age and better technology, I am finding it harder and harder to use my 11” MacBook โ€ฆ

2018-07-18: โ˜ข๏ธ While it may bring some joy, as a whole, Facebook is detrimental to society.

2018-06-25: ๐Ÿ“ฒ iOS 12 Public Beta is a little pokey on iPad Mini 2, but perfectly serviceable. I think itโ€™s even โ€ฆ

2018-06-20: ๐Ÿจ As part of being a U.S. citizen, it’s now become necessary to tell our government to NOT do โ€ฆ

2018-06-19: ๐Ÿ› Do we really have to call our elected officials to let them know we don’t support putting โ€ฆ

2018-06-18: โš–๏ธ It will take a lifetime to undo just 18 months of this administration. The world is listening.

2018-06-06: ๐Ÿ› I just completed jury duty and, because Brooklyn is awesome, got a ton of work done thanks to โ€ฆ

2018-05-30: ๐Ÿš˜ Can you imagine if people walking on sidewalks acted the way many do while driving? You’d be โ€ฆ

2018-05-21: ๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿพ On May 9, I had a small medical issue which resulted with me falling down some of an escalator at โ€ฆ

2018-04-27: ๐Ÿ’ป Today is the first time (ever!) that I’ve gotten bitten by the “Apple changed the โ€ฆ

2018-04-25: ๐Ÿ“บ The second season of A Series of Unfortunate Events is far darker (so far) than season one. Far โ€ฆ

2018-04-24: โœŠ๐Ÿป My son and daughter each walked out of their schools on Friday to protest gun violence. My โ€ฆ

2018-04-23: ๐Ÿซ ๐Ÿ’ป Apple created a Pro Workflow Team to study how professionals work in order to make better โ€ฆ

2018-04-22: ๐Ÿ“บ Using a scale of thumbs up/thumbs down I’d give the Netflix version of Lost in Space a โ€ฆ

2018-04-20: โš–๏ธ Now this what change looks like (before it actually changes). These meddling kids are going to โ€ฆ

2018-04-16: ๐Ÿ› Itโ€™s one thing to be upset at the current administration, but this has been going on for decades. โ€ฆ

2018-04-13: ๐Ÿ“บ I watched the rebooted Lost in Space on Netflix tonight. Meh. I watched it because Iโ€™ll watch any โ€ฆ

2018-04-05: ๐Ÿซ My time to help my children pay for college is rapidly approaching. I am fortunate enough to be โ€ฆ

2018-04-05: ๐Ÿ’ป News of the Mac Pro not coming until 2019 doesn’t affect me at all, but I sure am glad they โ€ฆ

2018-04-04: ๐Ÿ’ป I love Apple Pay, but I am not sure Iโ€™ve convinced anyone else to enable it. These ads that Apple โ€ฆ

2018-03-17: ๐Ÿ“บ David Letterman’s show on Netflix is such a pleasure to watch. I wish it was weekly rather โ€ฆ