Month: July 2015

Dear Apple, Please Split Up iTunes Like Einstein Split The Atom

   iHate iTunes. On every device! Thanks to iCloud (a service I slightly loathe less) I no longer require the presence of a desktop, laptop or crappy netbook (for those people who are into those) to sync the music that I love.  That said iTunes still sucks—as in worse than Microsoft Windows media player (whatever they call it nowadays) sucks.  But it could be better though.  I could not figure out how/why iTunes (a powerful product with powerful features & lots of potential) was so frustrating to use—until now.  iTunes is designed by the Junk Drawer Method: when enough...

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Only On Twitter: Donald Trump And Mexican Cartel Leader El Chapo Threaten Each Other

Donald Trump might be many things but apparently he is not fearless of anyone—even dangerous Mexican cartel drug lords.  Can you envision Jeb Bush or Hillary Clinton negotiating with 'El Chapo', the Mexican drug lord who escaped from prison? …. — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 13, 2015 …Trump, however, would kick his ass! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 13, 2015 Apparently that (unsurprisingly) did not please El Chapo who (via his son allegedly) responded on Twitter. For those of you lacking in Spanish speaking skills, the tweet translates:    El Chapo is still on the run from...

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No Donald Trump, China ≠ New England Patriots

   A belated event that I had somehow missed 2 weeks ago (as I am not a fan of Trump in all his glory). “People say, ‘Oh, you don’t like China.’ No, I love them,” Trump said during his speech. “But their leaders are much smarter than our leaders, and we can’t sustain ourself with that. There’s too much — it’s like — it’s like, take the New England Patriots and Tom Brady and have them play your high school football team. That’s the difference between China’s leaders and our leaders.” (CBS Sports) I understand Trump’s analogy but strongly...

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