Monday, September 13

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Daily News Stuff 13 September 2021

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  • Apple won a battle to lose the war.  (500ish)

    An interesting examination of the recent ruling that suggests Apple is incapable of doing what is needed to avoid further antitrust cases - which they will eventually lose.


  • Another look at the Apple ruling.  (MacStories)

    This one gets key facts immediately and comically wrong, spinning wildly in Apple's favour, and even it says that Apple lost.


  • Ethereum sucks.  I don't mean the ecosystem or the inflationary nature or the weird cult followers or any of that, I mean the technical implementation of the blockchain.  It's fucking garbage.



Tech News



Second Order Problem Video of the Day



A nice illustration of how making one element of a system better can make the overall system worse.  The example is a little contrived for simplicity, but this has really happened in the real world, such as it is.


Disclaimer: New worlds for old!  

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1 I am still stuck with using Firefox (Older version, before it went totally garbage.) most of the time because of one single feature which not even the mighty Edge has.  However, when I have over hundred links in most of the folders of my Favorites, I like to be able to scroll through my Favorite sub-folder, click a link or turn to do something, before going back to scrolling through the folder from where I was last.  If I click a link or turn to do something else while scrolling through my Favorites in Edge, I have to start the scroll from the beginning the next time around.

Posted by: cxt217 at Tuesday, September 14 2021 09:21 AM (MuaLM)

2 Yeah, the Chrome bookmark management UI is just plain bad.

Posted by: Pixy Misa at Tuesday, September 14 2021 10:55 AM (PiXy!)

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Apple pies are delicious. But never mind apple pies. What colour is a green orange?




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