1. Not So Verily [Link]

    June 08, 2016 by Gabe | [mmd] | ℳ↫

    Derek Lowe has some choice comments about the Google biotech Verily.

    Here's the quote from their CEO:

    . . .We’ve done a lot, to be quite humble about it. Enough to give us great confidence that this is all likely to work. . .

    We know that much of this works: we ...

  2. Clipboard Poisoning [Link]

    June 07, 2016 by Gabe | [mmd] | ℳ↫

    From Malwarebytes

    Not so fast. Enter Dylan Ayrey, who discovered a way to use JavaScript to inject malicious commands into a copied shell script. On his proof-of-concept webpage, copying the following innocuous shell command and pasting it into the Terminal results in something completely different

    Browsers ruin everything.

  3. A Nice Update to Interact for iOS [Link]

    June 02, 2016 by Gabe | [mmd] | ℳ↫

    There's a new update out for Interact for iOS. It's a strangely useful little app for working with contacts. Interact is one of those apps that I didn't know I needed but when I use it I feel like a wizard. The developer blog post is a ...

  4. Alfred Emoji Pack [Link]

    June 02, 2016 by Gabe | [mmd] | ℳ↫

    Several of my friends have pointed me to this new Alfred Emoji snippet collection. I'm not sure what that means about my relationships but I am sure this is a pretty stellar addition to Alfred for Mac. Just look at the announcement page for a free collection. It's ...

  5. Frame.io for iOS [Link]

    June 01, 2016 by Gabe | [mmd] | ℳ↫

    Frame.io is an incredible looking iOS app that I now want to use just for sharing videos. The iPhone app looks powerful and gorgeous.

  6. Critique The Day One Crypto Before It Happens

    May 30, 2016 by Gabe | [mmd] |

    The developers of Day One are making a bold move. A recent blog post outlines their current plans for end to end encryption but also puts outs a plea to critique the designs. I used Day One for all of my text journaling. It was one of my favorite apps ...

  7. In Faint Praise of Voice Assistance

    May 24, 2016 by Gabe | [mmd] |

    Computers will serve us, they said.

    Our every whim will be provided for. We only need to ask.

    Earl Grey, hot.

    And now it's all this.

    These days feel new. Every six months my access to and control of knowledge is noticeably faster and easier. The spread of computational ...

  8. Hazel Video Field Guide [Link]

    May 19, 2016 by Gabe | [mmd] | ℳ↫

    Hazel is one of my top 5 Mac apps. It's taken me years to build up the scripts that Hazel runs on my machine, partly because there's a steep learning curve and quite a bit of danger. But now, David Sparks has a video field guide to teach ...

  9. 117 Million Emails and Passwords Stolen and LinkedIn Still Hasn't Deleted My Account [Link]

    May 18, 2016 by Gabe | [mmd] | ℳ↫

    Way back in 2012 LinkedIn had a breach and an unspecified amount of information was stolen.

    From Vice

    Both Peace and the one of the people behind LeakedSource said that there are 167 million accounts in the hacked database. Of those, around 117 million have both emails and encrypted passwords ...

  10. Associate for iOS

    May 18, 2016 by Gabe | [mmd] |

    I'm sure you've heard that Associate for iOS is out this week. I'm a big fan of Blink for iOS, which is a great tool for generating Apple affiliate links. I like Blink because of all of the little pleasantries for searching the app store. It's ...