Android’s failure to innovate?

Not sure that I agree with this article but I do think it’s great analysis.

I thought this but was pretty interesting:

While the media has grown enthralled with Facebook’s user growth (despite the fact that it paid $22 billion, or $55 per person, for 400 million WhatsApp users, who have subsequently generated 3 cents each in revenue per year), nobody in the tech media has really recognized the incredible value of iMessages. Google clearly has.

Revenue of 3 cents per USER per year from WhatsApp on a $22 Billion spend?

How to use Apple News

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I’ve been using Apple News quite a bit. I like it. I am, however, a power user of Feedly.  

The Loop posted a link to an article about how to use Apple News. Nice article though the font face used on the site is a bit small for me. Thank goodness for ‘command-+’. 

I thought that this was an interesting idea: 

In fact I’m hoping that Apple bring News to the desktop in the next version of OS X.

See the article here

A Penton Mudlark

Here it is. The tank, seat and number plate are elsewhere but you can see the tires and frame as well. 

IMG 2023

A jigsaw puzzle. I’m going to inventory everything, purchase the necessary manuals and then, slowly, get started. 

The secret of getting ahead is getting started. The secret of getting started is breaking your complex overwhelming tasks into small manageable tasks, and starting on the first one. – attributed to Mark Twain

As always, very true.

"And when Alexander saw the breadth of his domain, he wept, for there were no more worlds to conquer." Benefits of a classical education. – Hans Gruber, Die Hard