It’s nice to see an actor who started out so young be successful, practical, and articulate. He was great in Hugo and Ender’s Game as well. I’m looking forward to the next season of Sex Education, not to mention anything he does in the future.
The former child star has won rave reviews for the hit Netflix show. So why does he feel ambivalent about acting?
Read the full article at www.theguardian.com.
I remember having to cancel my plans to celebrate New Year’s in Sydney, Australia so I could stay at work on New Year’s Eve. After tons of hardware and software updates, I had to monitor the desktop computing environment for problems. There were none. I have yet to visit Australia, though.
Remember Y2K? In the relatively early years of computer programming, many systems were designed to categorize dates by the last two digits of a year, ignoring the “19” at the start of the number to save memory space.
Read the full article at www.mentalfloss.com.
F*ck Google. Search with privacy.
DuckDuckGo Privacy Essentials is a Safari extension that blocks trackers and provides a privacy dashboard for each website you visit. Due to changes in Safari 12 the company had to remove and retool the extension, but now it’s back with Safari 13.
Read the full article at www.macobserver.com.
It’s absurd how publishers are abusing their position to impose restrictive and expensive terms on public libraries. This will only widen the digital divide.
House Judiciary Committee chairman Jerrold Nadler, at a hearing on competition in digital markets last week. The American Library Association (ALA) has delivered a written report to the House Judiciary Committee telling lawmakers that “unfair behavior by digital market actors,” including Amazon and some major publishers, is “doing concrete harm to libraries.”
Read the full article at Publishers Weekly.
Following on my earlier post about Apple Maps, here’s some perspective on how far we’ve come.
This clip from a 1971 episode of the BBC television show Tomorrow’s World has so many appealing details to me, most notably the featuring of a lovely UK-spec 1962 Volkswagen Beetle, but the true star of it is the remarkably forward-thinking navigation system the Beetle is fitted with.
Read the full article at jalopnik.com.