A short post by me about why I think we should think twice before allowing push notifications for apps. It’s a simple question when installing apps that can impact your daily life. Why are we treating it like it’s no big deal?
Windows 10 may be Microsoft's last chance at staying truly relevant. This is a great post that looks at the state of Windows at the end of 2014 and what that means for Microsoft next year.
"One can’t underestimate the importance of Windows 10 to Microsoft’s prospects in the client OS realm. It is realistically their last chance at avoiding a slow slide towards irrelevance in this particular space. I’m not just talking about phones and tablets, where Microsoft has yet to establish relevance, I’m talking about desktops as well. "
A great post by my friend Andy that looks at what can happen when you switch off notifications (and resist their allure) in order to seek out creative flow.
Millennials are buying less cars and houses, instead opting to use the 'sharing economy.' Services like Airbnb and Zipcar mean that people don't have to get cash upfront to make these investments, instead opting to rent them only when they're needed.
Probably the best overview I've read of where the world's economy is at and the changes that it's undergoing because of the revolution of the information age. Highly recommended reading if you're interested in where the world is headed.
"There’s no way to anticipate the emotional impact of leaving your home planet. You look down at Earth and realize: You’re not on it. It’s breathtaking. It’s surreal."
Basically everyone knows what The Pirate Bay is, but did you know that despite all of its founders being in custody, the site is still running with some 40 million users using it daily?
It's amazing that the site has continued to function almost flawlessly for so long, despite so many legal battles.