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while i’m generally a fan of the app store model, as an ios dev i have been on the receiving end of apple’s randomly enforced and byzantine app review process. and they certainly aren’t helping their case by continuing to let well publicized bad actors scam their customers. this feels like a never ending topic among ios devs that should have been resolved by apple ages ago iphonehacks.com/2021/04/app-st

well that’s frustrating, the beautiful european-sized posters i bought for my kids don’t fit into the american-sized frames i bought, had no idea there was a euro vs. american standard (tho i should have guessed there was, see metric vs. imperial) shop-us.kurzgesagt.org/collect

“Suddenly, the stupid stuff on the internet, the scary stuff on the internet, became just so mainstream and important. And that totally should not be.” niemanlab.org/2021/04/the-idea

jasmine rice 🍚 , home made curry 🍛 and store bought naan 🫓 because I do not have a tandoor

Supremes rule in favor of Google over Oracle in Java copyright dispute tho the ruling seems scoped to “fair use” vs. APIs being copyrightable at all. Still, a win is a win. supremecourt.gov/opinions/20pd

1000 piece puzzle showcasing the evolution of the Dodge Challenger & Charger completed, don’t think I’ve ever done one this large or complex

compilers underpin so much of our day to day tasks so it's great to see the groundbreaking work these guys did get the recognition it deserves 🐉 nytimes.com/2021/03/31/technol

ah looks like they are filming the 2nd season of walking dead world beyond

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don’t know what movie/show this is for but looks like they’re about to start shooting 🎬🎥

you can draw a jagged line from the light industry’s phoebus cartel 100 years ago 💡 to gm’s dynamic obsolescence 🚙 to whatever it is apple does today to get you to replace a perfectly good iphone 📱
youtube.com/watch?v=j5v8D-alAK

if you've ever used the accelerate framework in ios then viktor in should come easy, provides matrix multiplication (vector operations) that are accelerated in when available github.com/JetBrains-Research/

the quantum zeno effect in a copenhagen vs many worlds interpretation youtube.com/watch?v=SMPid7Sh0E

2 mos, that's how long we went before the media returned to its old habits of carrying water for the gop and repeating right wing talking points verbatim. in reporting on this current border crisis there's been zero mention of how we got to this point or the horrific human rights abuses inflicted by the previous administration.

last a380 to be produced lands at Hamburg to be prepped for final delivery to Emirates. hope I get the opportunity to fly on one of these again before they’re gone forever 🛫 youtu.be/DFG83tFKUT8

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