Hey, the Podcasts app now (in iOS 16) has 1.75× playback speed. (Included speeds are 0.75×, 1×, 1.25×, 1.5×, 1.75×, and 2×; 1.25× was added in iOS 15.)
There is a surreal aspect to viewing the outbreak of war through the conveniences offered by social media, and I doubt we are ready to comprehend its consequences.Nick Heer, “Social Media in New Wartime“
Now seems like a really good time not to be on Twitter. When things are crazy I try to limit myself to reading the paper in the morning and watching the evening news.
Being told to “read the fucking manual” is like being told to read Gray’s Anatomy and then perform a kidney transplant.
A short list of very specific and very unlikely WWDC hopes
- “Do Not Disturb until after this (movie/episode)”
- Improvements to Game Center, including Apple TV user switching
- Anxiety/panic aids on Apple Watch
- Spatial Audio on tvOS
- Spatial Audio on Apple Arcade
- “Not interested” option for TV/movie recommendations
- “Mindfulness” fitness ring
- Way, way more accessory and scene icons for the Home app
VACATION by Vacation
I envision a world where leisure is no longer simply a past-time activity, but instead a core principle you and I use to govern our day-to-day lives
Vacation: The World’s Best Smelling Sunscreen™
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This is the fastest $20 I’ve ever spent.
How are you going to take one of the best book covers of the last couple years and turn it into the most banal film poster?
Genius title for this anti-game in the vein of Penn & Teller’s “Desert Bus” and Will Brierly’s Soda Drinker Pro.
Notably, from the screenshots it seems that the in-flight entertainment is public domain (Le Voyage dans la Lune and Merrie Melodies), including the book, À rebours, considered part of the Decadent movement, which may or may not be significant? I ain’t no fancy art feller.
Bizarrely, this is being distributed by AMC Games (yes, the AMC of “Mad Men” and “Breaking Bad”), and this is their first game.
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