This is a wonderful interview with early Apple sound designer Jim Reekes.
Antonio García Martínez might hold the record for being Apple's shortest-term employee. He was shown the door just hours after joining the company when his fellow employees delivered a petition to Apple upper management citing misogynistic passages from his Harper Collins 2016 memoir, Chaos Monkeys, which was published when he was 40. Here's a sample… READ THE REST
Facebook exists for one reason: to make money selling targeted advertising. That's it. Anything that prevents Facebook from tracking what its users do online — the websites they visit, the videos they watch, the posts they "like," the things they buy — is going to put a kink in its cash hose. That's why Facebook… READ THE REST
I've been using Tile tracking devices for a few years and I especially appreciate the slim one I keep in my wallet. But after watching Marques Brownlee review of Apple's new AirTag, I'm going to buy a 4-pack when they become available. They are at least a generation ahead of the Tile in features, as… READ THE REST
Unlike the impact of vibration therapy which applies regular, consistent contact to sore areas that the body ultimately acclimates to quickly, percussive therapy oscillates around toward the most targeted areas, applying pressure to tense muscle tissue. For athletes, that means a massage gun used post-workout can help remove lactic acid buildup from the muscle, which… READ THE REST
Projection technology has advanced to the point where even a solid recent vintage projector can serve as a brilliant addition to your home viewing options. And now that we're all starting to get out of the house again, you can tech up with a portable or even pocket-sized projector and basically create your own theater… READ THE REST
When you think robots, your mind likely jumps to R2-D2 or Wall-E. But the reality is that robots are everywhere already, with the trusty functional robotic arm serving as a backbone of industrial manufacturing for decades. And they're that popular because they're ultra adaptable. You can teach a robot arm to do everything from popping open… READ THE REST