Thought Chasm these posts, while infrequent and poorly thought out, are also not all that complex, structurally.

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Apple comments on Consumer Reports faulty MacBook Pro tests

After we asked Consumer Reports to run the same test using normal user settings, they told us their MacBook Pro systems consistently delivered the expected battery life. We have also fixed the bug uncovered in this test. This is the

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Grammys meta post-mortem

I didn’t watch the Grammys. I had better things to do than watch LL Cool J and some old white dudes jerk themselves off. But! I have the internet and brandy so I watched the performances in Here Are the

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Posted in chasm reviews, haha, media, random schtuff

Aug 22, 2001: A Memo to Senior Leadership, Microsoft

In a mad dash to find a couple toddler hair ties that absolutely had to be found before nap!, I stumbled on a memo one of the Chasm’s staff members left under her desk. I wish I would have found

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iOS 7 want: refreshed iBooks

Rumors abound that Jony Ive has put a stop to the frivolous decoration in iOS 7. That’s super exciting, yes? Boring start? But wait, there’s more. Sorry I’m not sorry. Digital books are better in every way except those they’re

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Posted in random schtuff, recap

when your stuff isn’t yours

Show of hands, how many of you have racks and racks of DVDs or CDs? Just piles of plastic teetering somewhere near your television or encased in cardboard in some corner of your basement? Makes you feel whole, right? Like

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because nerds are smarter than you

Don’t. Be. Evil. Man, that’s a great slogan, right? It’s so simple, so direct, and so… oddly comforting, yeah? For some odd reason, those most aware, skeptical, and prone to distrust, have thrown their trust at a corporation because they

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the inevitable absurdity of being right

Buying a new Prius every three years; complaining about free phone apps; becoming an organic vegan; knowing that the top one percent of earners create jobs: all are completely correct.1 And it’s nice to be right, right? Yet, to an

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Posted in media, politicish, random schtuff, reflection

the future is creepy

We are living in a world filled with magic, sort of. Flip through Tumblr and you’ll see Harry-Potter-esque moving photos every six seconds. Encyclopedia-esque libraries are in our pockets. Our laptops don’t have keyboards (though, some need one but hate

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one incredible orbit

I’m not going to apologize for low posting frequency here at the Chasm. There are three of you and easily ten posts over the last year. That’s plenty. People don’t read anymore (I read that somewhere). Late 2010, I threw

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Posted in friday free for all, random schtuff, recap, reflection

keeping it in the family

With a recent visit to the Genius Bar, I started thinking about Apple’s product line. There are quite a few rumors, as always, and I’m frequently entertained. Overall, you’d think Apple would cut costs while maintaining their sales and impressive

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choices, choices and Abrams

Some of you may be fans of Lost, or Star Trek, or Alias, or any other science fiction film or television made over the last five years. As such, you’re almost in hysterics over the choice of JJ Abrams to

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how do you teach someone to suck?

when teaching a baby to use a straw, how do you demonstrate that? despite overwhelming evidence, handing her a copy of Atlas Shrugged has yielded disappointing results. asking for a friend.

Posted in random schtuff