Today is the “high holiday” in Apple’s liturgical calendar: iPhone keynote day. In a few hours, Tim Cook and his cardinal executives will unveil the new devices designed to drive Apple’s business during the upcoming year. Apple devotees around the world will attend (virtually), eager to heap adoration on the innovations heralded from Cupertino. That […]
Portrait mode and corollary features (e.g. portrait lighting) are halting first steps towards a true AI-augmented camera.
Even if the Portrait mode algorithms improve, I’d like to see some support for touching up problematic depth maps.
For basic home operations, rock-solid reliability is the only feature that matters.
As I tally the hours, I’m struck by how much of my life is spent using gadgets.
Why had Uber drivers given me bad ratings? I had thought I was a model rider.
The move away from shared screens on flights isn’t welcome for those who struggle with tech.
Brand affinity is a malfunction of our tribal programming, and it works against our own best interests.
Tech distraction suppresses our agency, deadens our compassion, dulls our consciousness, and drowns out our sense of purpose. When distracted by our gadgets, we stop pursuing noble causes and instead squirrel away hours, chasing red badges and refreshed timelines.
The election has thrown American society into slow-motion shock. The tech industry continues to convulse, too.