Speaking of Marco, he has been busy.
Archive for May, 2013
Marco Arment already said the one thing you can say about this post:
Just a few words about the APIs of some Google Reader alternatives and why they cannot be used with Mr. Reader.
This covers – at the time of writing – the APIs of Tiny Tiny RSS, CommaFeed, NewsBlur and others.
Rut roh. I thought NewsBlur was emerging as the favorite in the Google Reader replacement race, but, if the developers behind Mr. Reader cannot make use of its API, maybe that declaration was a little premature.
Based on the criteria listed in this article, it does appear that the Feed Wrangler API might have all the things necessary for Mr. Reader to integrate with it. For some reason, I still think that Feed Wrangler has the potential to emerge as the predominant Google Reader replacement when all of the proverbial dust settles.
When the media comes after someone this hard, it is a clear sign that he or she is doing something right. Go get ’em Senator Cruz.
This is exactly why I am such a big fan of the LPGA. The tour is just full of great, young, exciting talent. The Solheim Cup should be a blast to watch.
If this is true, and it looks like it is, what a devastating hit to the photojournalism profession.
Last November, after an extensive review, the USGA and The R&A proposed Rule 14-1b, a new entry to the Rules of Golf that prohibits anchoring the club in making a stroke. This morning, together with The R&A, we are announcing the adoption of Rule 14-1b for players at all levels of the game, effective January 1, 2016.
Final approval of Rule 14-1b follows a comprehensive and unprecedented process for playing Rules in which comments and suggestions from across the golf community were collected and considered. In our best judgment and having considered all of the input that we received, both before and after the proposed Rule was announced, we concluded that Rule 14-1b was necessary to protect the essential nature of the traditional method of stroke and eliminate potential advantages that anchoring the club provides.
Your move PGA.
Not really a big surprise. I feel that most of the people I know who use Tumblr are fine with a few extra ads as along as they keep the service free.1
I am definitely not in that camp. ↩
Federico Viticci breaks down the new document syncing solution from the Omni Group in his usual, comprehensive manner.
I have been really looking forward to the days when I could easily sync my OmniOutliner outlines from my Mac to iPad and it seems that day has finally arrived. Since my OmniSync Server account currently does not support OmniPresence, I followed Federico’s advise and got a free Cloudsafe account to use with OmniPresence. The Cloudsafe setup process was pretty straight forward, but enabling WebDav was kind of confusing. For reference you need to:
Create a new “safe”
Give yourself read and write access to that safe via the “access chains”
Go to the “Safe Content” for that particular safe and click on the “WebDav” link.1 That will allow you enable WebDav.
After you get your WebDav login information, you can follow the rest of Federico’s review to get yourself up and running on OmniPresence.
The link does not look like it will do anything, but, trust me, it will ask you if you want to enable WebDav. ↩
I find it hard to believe that people are really that scared of Yahoo acquiring Tumblr.1
I love WordPress. I think it is the best blogging platform out there. I do not think it is particularly strong for how a lot of people use Tumblr (namely, rampant reblogging of content.) ↩
I am currently 187 days out from my next trip to Disney World. I am already starting to get nervous about making ADRs in a few days.
Scheduled to premiere in fall 2014 as a one-hour special telecast on Disney Channel, it will be followed by a series on Disney XD channels around the world.
The action-filled series is set between the events of Episode III and IV – an era spanning almost two decades never-before explored on-screen. Star Wars Rebels takes place in a time where the Empire is securing its grip on the galaxy and hunting down the last of the Jedi Knights as a fledgling rebellion against the Empire is taking shape. Details about the show are a closely guarded secret at this point.
I was slow to the Clone Wars bandwagon, but I will not be making that mistake with this new show.
It has been a blast to watch Papi play this year. I hope he can keep it up there.
Yesterday’s 3 hour rain delay was ridiculous. They should have cancelled that game about 45 minutes in.
Speaking of no brainers…
I would watch a Lando movie.
I think this would be classified as a “game changer.” At a minimum, it would be a signature acquisition for Marissa Meyer.