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Comment NOT a fan of NPROne. (Score 1) 143

Not promoting an app that gives NPR way too much information about viewers listening and usage? Not promoting an app that involves an amazing amount of poking and swiping to get to the content you want? Sounds like a good plan. I prefer listening to NPR more anonymously. I prefer less "curation" (a disturbing term on a bunch of levels) and more choice. We pick which NPR stations to support (and we do support them) and then we listen to their mp3 streams at the bitrates we want to. If we want to listen to podcasts, we have choices and RSS feeds for that, too. NPR One is NOT the solution. Glad to hear less about it.
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Journal Journal: Neck happier.

One of the things that's been bothering me is that the vast abundant 27" iMac screen before me has been low enough I tend to get scrunched down or hunched over when working on a project intently. So I tried raising it up on a wooden bridge I had in the other room—but whoah, too high, I could feel my neck creaking the other way. Then I saw an old busted Nikon slide scanner on the shelf. About 4 inches in the relevant direction...and indeed, with the iMac on it and my chair properly adjus

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Journal Journal: Going to iTunes U

It's always fun to have the college experience without actually having to attend college. That's what I'm experiencing this morning as I listen to a Computer Science class taught at Stanford by a couple of Apple staff developers—the guardians of Cocoa, Cocoa-Touch, and all that NSStuff that is a rich heritage that seems to be
The class homepage is http://www.stanford.edu/class/cs193p/cgi-bin/drupal/ , and this morning's lecture (I'm up to number three) was taught by Alan Cannistraro.

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