FINALLY my kitchen will be complete

Finally you can have ice cream at home thanks to ice cream pods – The Verge: Photo: ColdSnapWe’ve had pod coffee, pod juices, pod lipstick, pod weed, pod cocktails, pod cookies, pod tortillas, and so much more thanks to the VC- and Kickstarter-backed rise of pod technologies in recent years. Now, we’re finally getting to … Read more

Boeing 747s still get critical updates via floppy disks

While it might sound surprising that 3.5-inch floppy disks are still in use on airplanes today, many of Boeing’s 737s have also been using floppy disks to load avionics software for years. Let that sink in for a few minutes. No, really I will wait. A Boeing 747-400 in the most common configuration holds 416 … Read more

Pence’s office blocks public health officials from appearing on CNN

Pence’s office blocks public health officials from appearing on CNN – CNN: New York (CNN Business)Vice President Mike Pence’s office has declined to allow the nation’s top health officials to appear on CNN in recent days and discuss the coronavirus pandemic killing thousands of Americans, in an attempt to pressure the network into carrying the … Read more

We should have workshopped that more

Tesla showed off the new Cybertruck boasting bulletproof glass – strong enough to stop a 9mm bullet. The window shattered when a weighted ball was tossed at the first window. To make even more of a spectacle they did it again – same result. Musk “It didn’t go through” I am sure that is providing … Read more

Chernobyl: Mini-series on HBO

If you haven’t had an opportunity to see this 5 part mini-series I highly recommend it. Its so accurate, in parts brutal and a great recreation of this tragic event. Chernobyl: Starring Jared Harris, Stellan Skarsgård, Emily Watson, & More | HBO: Trailer

First thoughts on the Amazon Dash

Last night I saw the annoucement from Amazon about the Dash Button. I immediately had two thoughts: This must be an April Fools day prank that was deployed early by mistake If this is real – is this genius or the most ridiculous thing in the world? Apprently I am not the only one who … Read more

Marking time the right way

Many people use January 1st as the date to measure their success from the previous year and make plans for the future year.  Resolutions and changes in behavior are always at the top of the list. I have never subscribed to this thinking. Turns out my birthday was that marker for me. Yesterday was my birthday. If … Read more

Macfilos interviewed by Microsoft

If you don’t follow Macfilos web site you should.  Michael and I became friends a couple of years ago when I was looking for advice on purchasing an 11″ MBA.  Michael was also one of the people I interviewed for the Running on Air series.   Michael writes on a wide range of topics including … Read more