Apple announces online-only WWDC 2020 due to coronavirus spread

Apple has announced that this year’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference will be held online due to the ongoing spread of the coronavirus. Scheduled to be held on an unspecified date in June, it will feature a “completely new online experience” that includes both Apple’s traditional announcement keynote and…

HQ Calls Game Over

CNN Business: The company behind the once-popular live mobile trivia game is shutting down, CNN Business has learned. HQ will part ways with 25 full-time employees. When HQ launched in 2017, its first game HQ Trivia quickly attracted millions of people across the world who stopped whatever they…

The “Tragic” iPad

Ben Thompson, writing at Stratechery: Steve Jobs stepped onstage 10 years ago today to introduce the world to the iPad. It was, by his own admission, a third category of device that sits somewhere between a smartphone and a laptop. Jobs unveiled the iPad just days after the annual Consumer…

A few changes to this site

I’ve made a few changes to how this site works, the backend is still in WordPress, but the frontend is now Gatsby and I’m using GraphQL to talk between the two. I have a plugin that triggers a webhook to push a deployment on Netlify when…

Google’s End of an Era

Alan Murray, writing for Fortune: Larry Page and Sergey Brin are stepping down from running Alphabet, leaving the company to Sundar Pichai. This likely signals the end of an era, when Google tried to solve a vast array of human problems under Alphabet’s broad umbrella—but…