So this is supposedly the same company that makes cheap copies of Suunto/Garmin watches for the French budget sports chain Decathlon? Name and logo are identical. That is weird, because usually Decathlon sells slightly inferior products for a far lower price (which makes the Decathlon chain very popular with people that care more for outdoor sports than for appearances).
I think this "researcher" is full of shit. I think that we are still to blame for providing an easy and pervasive technological environment that allows them to bury their heads in their comfortable world of cyberspace and "social media", never having to come up for air. It's addictive as shit and they are all addicted to it. But, they're not at all interested in socializing IRL.
This is the most insightful AC post in a long time.
My kids can also socialize whatever they want (as long as their back by sunset, and if they don't, I do not mind picking them up), just like Danah Boyd did in her childhood. But still they spend an stupendous amount of time on social media - even when they are socializing.
It is not uncommon for them to sit around as friends, but to interact only with their smartphones with people that are not around. And these are smart, social, outwards looking kids.
We have to face it: it's the technology that is escapist and addictive by design.
With enough morphine, it feels really good.
We all contemplated suicide
We hoped for euthanasia
We were lulled into believing
Morphine dispelled pain
Rather than making it tangible
Like a mad Disney cartoon
Transforming itself into
Every conceivable nightmare
Derek Jarman, Blue
I guess it's good to have two systems. This can provide redundancy and improve reliability.
The difference in accuracy between just using GPS and a combination of GPS and GLONASS is gigantic, especially on places with limited view on the sky (canyons, but also cities). I used an Garmin etrex on a hike this summer, and I can clearly see in the recorded path were I switched from GPS + GLONASS to GPS and back again (I did this to save the batteries before I found spare batteries). It is the difference between right-on-track and wrong-side-of-the-valley.
I set it to "classic" which goes a significant way to fixing the problem (gets rid of the giant images), but the title text is still gigantic and there's a lot of unnecessary white space and margins.
And all the body text - where all the frikkin content is - is smaller and thinner, and thus harder to read. Helloooooo designers, even heard about legibility? You do know that that is something you can actually measure, and not just an opinion?
And at least Putin is honest about his intentions, instead of saying one thing to get elected and doing the exact opposite afterwards.
It's pretty sad when the American government makes likes of Vladimir Putin look like a "good guy".
No matter how you dislike the American government, at least American lawyers do not die in Prison, and journalists do not get shot. If you complain about having your basics rights violated within the USA, you have evidently never travelled abroad.
One thing I've noticed since switching to a Windows tablet is how lousy the onscreen keyboard is. [...snip...] The Windows onscreen keyboards have none of that. What's more, they seem wildly inaccurate
You may find it comforting that the keyboard on an iPad sucks too. Even with my short stubby fingers I have less problems typing on an iPhone than on an iPad. As soon as typing on the iPad reaches a certain speed, characters get dropped out (characters that, frustratingly, gave visual feedback on on the onscreen keyboard). And I *hate* having to dive 2 keyboards deep to reach the common math symbols.