You probably know of at least one person who uses emails for real-time requests. They annoyingly ask if you’ve read their emails, sometimes instantly after sending them. This expectation puts unnecessary pressure on you to interrupt your productivity by incessantly checking your inbox.
Sign this petition to maintain net neutrality. True net neutrality means the free exchange of information between people and organizations. Information is key to a society’s well being. Don’t let the big internet and telecoms get away with this.
If you’re going to insist on obscuring your content with some stupid social shit, a promo for your shitty app or a full-page newsletter signup form, then we’re not going to read your content. Or click on your ads. Or help you generate revenue in any way.
Everyone has a friend, or a family member, who is a computer tech. The awkward teenage nephew who always has his nose in his phone during family events. Your significant other’s quirky friend who always wears t-shirts with obscure pictures and phrases when the group goes out to dinner. Your own friend who always has a can of Monster energy drink in their hand and rambles incessantly about Linux server distros. They are valuable people to have available when your computer breaks down or gets really slow. Instead of taking your busted computer to a brick-and-mortar business in town and pay their hourly rate, just like an auto repair shop, you may ask the tech friend to help fix it. After all, if they’re on their phone all the time, they must be bored and can use some activity in their life, right? Before you do that, here are some rules to follow when working with the computer techs in your life.
After posting to its website a video celebrating the Mac’s 30th anniversary, Apple on Monday put up a behind the scenes mini documentary chronicling the effort taken to coordinate a full day’s worth of filmmaking in 15 locations across five continents.