[TL1] A really cool Twitter thread on the history of personal calculators. I remember those old calculators!
[TL2] This could be really good or really bad and I’m not sure which. Microsoft seems to have given up on anti-piracy measures with Windows 10. Is that because they’re going to focus on business or they’re getting us hooked until we pay a monthly fee? I just signed on to OneDrive and boy would it be a pain to have to switch away from it. And also Windows 7….
[TL3] It turns out our phones aren’t listening to us after all.
[TL4] How tech backlash succeeds and fails.
[TL5] In an age of constant communication, does online status even mean anything anymore?
[TL6] Orwell always wins, in the end.
[TL8] Google wants to do away with the URL. They’re certainly a lot less important than they used to be, but I would miss them if they were gone.
[TL9] Rachel Withers argues that there’s no shame in browser clutter. Maybe, but browsers (and more specifically, their memory usage) don’t seem to see it that way.
— Nostalgia Troy (@The_Real_TroyS) July 29, 2018
Here’s a resource to check whether or not your email address was part of a large data breach or leak. Mine was stolen from Adobe, Bitly, Disqus, MySpace, Tumblr, LinkedIn, Forbes (!) et al. https://t.co/Or7Ut9nJSQ
— Brett “Moving To Richmond” Ruiz (@BrooklynBrett) July 26, 2018