Gay couple beaten up for refusing to kiss for men’s entertainment

A news headline.

Go ahead and talk to me about “both sides” and “neutrality” and “civility”. I fucking dare you.

Here’s to all of the people genuinely complaining that Apple didn’t return to the Mac Pro with the same approach and energy they haven’t had in any serious capacity since before the iPhone. You do you and your special little version of reality. 🍻

I’ve got beta 4 of Android Q and immediately switched to the gesture based navigation. It’s been quite easy to get used to it, though this phone doesn’t have a hardware button and I think that might have helped.

One of the social skills I’m working on at the moment is remembering to ask questions in a conversation, especially online. It feels so much easier in the physical world to just do it, so much more natural. Just throwing my opinion at people feels terrible when reading it back.

Comments is the new issue of xkcd and yet again Randall Munroe is right on the money. 😘👌🏻

Starting to eye up YouTube as the next silo to drop for personal use. It’s the last one left that has any firm hold on my attention. Even my recent return to Twitter for personal use has lasted all of a few days; the negative side hit me harder and faster than ever.

OK. That’s enough WWDC excitement for now. Back to work on @til and a bunch of shamefully late email replies. 😬

iOS 13 support for iPhone starts at the 6S. This means no new features for 5 and 5S. SE should be fine since that was released after the 6S.

Find My is a really bad name. The app, however, is a good idea (the previous structure of two separate apps was needlessly complicated) and a nice way to further prove Apple’s credentials when it comes to privacy and security.

That was one hell of a keynote. Now for the blog posts, podcasts, and so on!

Also… Swift sure does look attractive for n00b developers. 🤔

Apple login + random email address niiiice 🔥

The UPLOAD DATE filter for YouTube used to have a date picker, you could choose a range. Now it’s just:

  • Last hour
  • Today
  • This week
  • This month
  • This year

Obviously YouTube only considers the past twelve months to be relevant at all. Yet more terrible design in a silo.

One of the reasons I miss iOS so much is YouTube, specifically with regard to how genuinely bad it is. I’m using: Android, on a Pixel 2 to be exact; a Chromebook; Chrome on Windows; and yet YouTube becomes less intuitive over time. Google are dropping the ball on this.

I really miss iOS on my 5S. It was so good, especially when I first got it – with iOS 8 – having used Android on a Samsung device before that. One of the things I’m looking forward to when my contract finishes (Pixel 2) is testing out whatever’s available in the Apple Store.