Steve Jobs Knew How to Write an Email

Undoubtedly, Apple co-founder and visionary Steve Jobs wrote several thousands of emailsthroughout his life. Relatively few of them have been shared with the public, and most of those are short responses to customer complaints.

But there are a few trails out there that show the skillful way Jobs used written communication. Let’s take a look at just one example and see what lessons we can glean from it.

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Important Movie Pass Update: MoviePass Can No Longer Be Used to see Movies

Is MoviePass the greatest deal in entertainment or the most astonishing scam in years?”

Victor Luckerson, The Ringer, May 7, 2018

Dear valued subscriber,

We wanted to let you know we’ve updated our terms of use. Effective immediately you’ll no longer be able to use MoviePass to purchase tickets to movies.

Also, just a heads up, we’re using the accounts associated with everyone’s memberships to borrow some money. It turns out movies cost money to go see and we didn’t realize that when we started MoviePass. We guess because you weren’t paying money to see the movies, somebody else has to and it looks like that’s going to be us. So it sounds like when your friends were asking, “How does MoviePass work if nobody’s paying?” and you said, “The theaters only make money from popcorn or something” but you didn’t really know or care how it worked… it sounds like your friends were probably asking the right questions.

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Apple AirPods: The Audiophile Review

I love my AirPods. People ask what I do when they fall out? Well, they don’t. People ask why I would spend $160 on something that cost $29 with a wire? I didn’t, they sound incredibly better than a pair of EarPods. I love Vlad’s review for being honest about something that audiophile’s love to hate. They’re not for everyone, but for me, and apparently for Vlad, they’re awesome.

AirPods

As The Verge’s resident headphones obsessive, I’m not supposed to like the AirPods. My initial reaction upon first seeing them many months ago was to pour scorn on Apple’s designers for crafting a pair of expensive and easy-to-lose cigarette butts. The AirPods were the resurrection of the awful Bluetooth headsets of years past, I thought. But this year, I finally got around to testing a pair of the AirPods for myself, and I finally understand why everyone who owns them loves them.

Full story at The Verge →

Songwriters Fonts

Songwriting is about inspiration.

Write songs as the ones who inspired you before. The Songwriters fonts have been created to give musicians inspiration. Writing lyrics with the handwriting of influential songwriters helps imagination to develop. Being in the mood of Bowie, Cobain, Cohen, Gainsbourg, Lennon, might be purely imaginative… but that’s precisely the point.

This is what I love about the internet. Amazing, creative people sharing what they’re passionate about. Kudos.