NY State bill that bans the sale of smartphones

Why Apple Defends Encryption: Now is the time when we get to decide if we have a right to privacy and security, and the limits of our government for the digital age. It won’t happen because of public statements by tech leaders. No, it’s up to us to make our opinions about online privacy and… Continue reading NY State bill that bans the sale of smartphones

Apple Car Thinking

More Apple Car Thoughts: Software Culture | Monday Note: Just because the software running inside Apple’s personal computing devices is considered high quality doesn’t mean that the culture that produces it is capable of producing the high-reliability, real-time embedded software needed for an electric car. I am one of the many who believe culture always… Continue reading Apple Car Thinking

Open source license usage on GitHub.com

Open source license usage on GitHub.com: Open source simply isn’t open source without a proper license. Unless you’ve explicitly told others that they can modify and reuse your work, you’ve only showed others your code; you haven’t shared it. Here at GitHub, we’re big fans of open source, so we set out to better understand… Continue reading Open source license usage on GitHub.com

→ President Obama’s statement pushing for net neutrality

→ President Obama’s statement pushing for net neutrality: And isn’t it sad that a U.S. president can have such a strong opinion on a regulatory decision that’s such obvious common sense, so obviously beneficial to consumers (and the lack of which is so obviously harmful), so well-supported by the citizens, and falling on the shoulders… Continue reading → President Obama’s statement pushing for net neutrality

MacRumors: ‘iOS 8 Adoption Stagnates Just Two and a Half Weeks After Launch’

MacRumors: ‘iOS 8 Adoption Stagnates Just Two and a Half Weeks After Launch’: Very worrisome — a canary-in-the-coal-mine indicator that casual users no longer trust Apple with major iOS updates. Last year the number for iOS 7 adoption was in the 70s in October, which was a faster adoption rate than iOS 6 the year… Continue reading MacRumors: ‘iOS 8 Adoption Stagnates Just Two and a Half Weeks After Launch’