This should have been posted from here on my blog: end of an era for me at Mozilla, will post a longer reflection in a bit https://twitter.com/blairmacintyre/status/1293300917308198914?s=21
How had I not known that I could use Audio MIDI Setup utility on MacOS to configure collections of speakers to send to at the same time? Key need for streaming from Mac via my streaming PC! https://www.macrumors.com/how-to/output-mac-audio-two-pairs-headphones/
New information about climate change and the link to CO2 emissions means it's more important than ever to act NOW! https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-07-31/why-alarm-over-climate-change-is-not-alarmism
Clear and concise summary of the many and varied failures of the US handling of the COVID pandemic https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2020/09/coronavirus-american-failure/614191/
American Universities and COVID: Its All about Money
Why are colleges re-opening despite the risks? It's not surprising ...
What a Difference a Trackpad Makes
Apple’s new Magic Keyboard finally makes the iPad almost-useful as a general purpose computing device.
More Access for Some, Less for Others
When speaking at an event requires less time, the famous can take more speaking opportunities, giving less access to the stage to others.
While I am generally unenthusiastic about HUDs like Google Glass, right now I'd love a HUD that mirrored my iPhone that I could interact with hands-free. For when I'm out and about in a #COVID world.
Interesting article, but feels misguided in all kinds of ways. https://www.washingtonpost.com/video-games/2020/04/17/fortnite-metaverse-new-internet/
Fortnite and the Metaverse: Why Epic Games may build the next version of the Internet - The Washington Post
Forget Video Conferencing—Host Your Next Meeting in VR: "Recent advances have made VR the superior technology for conferences and meetings, some experts claim" (IEEE Spectrum) https://spectrum.ieee.org/tech-talk/consumer-electronics/audiovideo/forget-video-conferencinghost-your-next-meeting-in-vr
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