Instead of calling myself “White”, I am trying out “Euro.” It’s working so far. It’s a comfortable word to say. Unlike “European-American,” it’s euphonious. This is part of my effort to break out of the linguistic trap of the one-drop rule.
Why would Amazon stop squeezing the Echo at the half-sized Dot? Why wouldn’t they keep going to reach phone size? And why not keep getting smaller than that, since Echo’s voice-first UX allows the phone to be screenless? Amazon Nano Echo needs a radio for Internet connectivity. It needs low power bluetooth to connect to […]
Men talk over or interrupt women more often than other men. This is sexist. Men should be aware of the pattern and take steps against it. I’m exploring the idea that helping males scale the learning curve related to sexism is a male responsibility. This is not to claim that I have personally scaled that […]
The 9/11 attacks were clearly meant to sucker-punch the U.S., but also to lure the country into war. A wiser president would have had a thoughtful, sophisticated and less costly response than going into what has turned out to be an enduring state of war in Afghanistan (and bordering parts of Pakistan) and Iraq (and […]
There are still only 28 search results on Google for "bad metadata is killing music" — Marc Weidenbaum (@disquiet) September 2, 2016