Small Pieces http://pieces.smallpict.com/ A Net Notebook Wed, 18 Mar 2015 14:38:52 GMT Wed, 18 Mar 2015 14:38:53 GMT en-us Fargo v1.69 http://cyber.law.harvard.edu/rss/rss.html nick.reynolds@gmail.com nickreynolds http://pieces.smallpict.com/2015/03/02/areWeReadyForCompaniesThatRunThemselvesDavidMorrisAeon.html <p><a href="http://aeon.co/magazine/technology/are-we-ready-for-companies-that-run-themselves/" target="_blank">Are we ready for companies that run themselves? – David Morris – Aeon.</a></p> Mon, 02 Mar 2015 16:37:38 GMT http://pieces.smallpict.com/2015/03/02/areWeReadyForCompaniesThatRunThemselvesDavidMorrisAeon.html http://pieces.smallpict.com/2015/02/22/unlessYourSiteIsAboutOneThingItsAboutEverything.html <p><a href="http://fredrikdeboer.com/2015/02/20/unless-your-site-is-about-one-thing-its-about-everything/" target="_blank">Unless your site is about one thing, it’s about everything</a> - Ha ha, brilliant!</p> Sun, 22 Feb 2015 11:42:45 GMT http://pieces.smallpict.com/2015/02/22/unlessYourSiteIsAboutOneThingItsAboutEverything.html http://pieces.smallpict.com/2015/02/22/theExecutiveComputer.html <p><a href="http://www.nytimes.com/1985/12/08/business/the-executive-computer.html" target="_blank">THE EXECUTIVE COMPUTER</a> - The NY Times.</p> Sun, 22 Feb 2015 11:09:05 GMT http://pieces.smallpict.com/2015/02/22/theExecutiveComputer.html http://pieces.smallpict.com/2015/02/20/despiteSnapchatsMassiveGrowthThereStillIsntAsFarAsIKnow.html <p>Despite Snapchat's massive growth there still isn't (as far as I know) an easy way signal one's username. Twitter has the '@' symbol. What does Snapchat have?</p> Fri, 20 Feb 2015 16:02:19 GMT http://pieces.smallpict.com/2015/02/20/despiteSnapchatsMassiveGrowthThereStillIsntAsFarAsIKnow.html Ben Thompson on tech punditry (Tweet) http://pieces.smallpict.com/2015/02/20/benThompsonOnApplePunditryTweet.html <p><blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-partner="tweetdeck"><p>Man wrong about everything for ten years says Silicon Valley in bubble because someone disagrees with him.</p>&mdash; Ben Thompson (@monkbent) <a href="https://twitter.com/monkbent/status/568788415941967872">February 20, 2015</a></blockquote><script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script></p> Fri, 20 Feb 2015 15:32:20 GMT http://pieces.smallpict.com/2015/02/20/benThompsonOnApplePunditryTweet.html http://pieces.smallpict.com/2015/02/20/snapchatStarterPack.html <p><a href="http://www.theverge.com/2015/2/20/8066755/snapchat-add-accounts-who-to-follow" target="_blank">Snapchat starter pack.</a></p> Fri, 20 Feb 2015 15:27:15 GMT http://pieces.smallpict.com/2015/02/20/snapchatStarterPack.html http://pieces.smallpict.com/2015/02/20/davidChalmersHowCanWeExplainTheMysteryOfConsciousnessNpr.html <p><a href="http://www.npr.org/2015/02/20/384949675/how-can-we-explain-the-mystery-of-consciousness" target="_blank">How Can We Explain The Mystery Of Consciousness?</a> - David Chalmers</p> Fri, 20 Feb 2015 15:25:54 GMT http://pieces.smallpict.com/2015/02/20/davidChalmersHowCanWeExplainTheMysteryOfConsciousnessNpr.html http://pieces.smallpict.com/2015/02/20/royalBloodInterviewTheresSuchAPoorCommunityForNewBandsItsAReallyBadThingForBritishMusicTelegraph.html <p><a href="http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/music/music-news/11423707/Royal-Blood-interview-Theres-such-a-poor-community-for-new-bands.-Its-a-really-bad-thing-for-British-music.html" target="_blank">'There's such a poor community for new bands. It's a really bad thing for British music'</a> - Royal Blood interview, Telegraph.</p> Fri, 20 Feb 2015 13:30:11 GMT http://pieces.smallpict.com/2015/02/20/royalBloodInterviewTheresSuchAPoorCommunityForNewBandsItsAReallyBadThingForBritishMusicTelegraph.html http://pieces.smallpict.com/2015/02/20/dontJustDoSomethingStandThereEuansemplecom.html <p><a href="http://euansemple.com/theobvious/2015/2/20/dont-just-do-something-stand-there" target="_blank">Don't just do something stand there</a> - Euan Semple</p> Fri, 20 Feb 2015 11:15:37 GMT http://pieces.smallpict.com/2015/02/20/dontJustDoSomethingStandThereEuansemplecom.html http://pieces.smallpict.com/2015/02/20/youtubeForKidsWillLaunchOnFebruary23.html <p><a href="http://thenextweb.com/apps/2015/02/20/youtube-kids-launching-february-23/" target="_blank">YouTube for Kids</a> - Launching on February 23.</p> Fri, 20 Feb 2015 11:11:30 GMT http://pieces.smallpict.com/2015/02/20/youtubeForKidsWillLaunchOnFebruary23.html Go Out, Blur (Video) http://pieces.smallpict.com/2015/02/20/goOutBlur.html <iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/Sp1ks7PTzng" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe> Fri, 20 Feb 2015 11:08:34 GMT http://pieces.smallpict.com/2015/02/20/goOutBlur.html Benedict Evans on Apple and cars (Tweet) http://pieces.smallpict.com/2015/02/20/appleCreatedANewPremiumSegmentInPhonesThatDidn39tExistBeforeThat39sNotPossibleInCarsmdashBenedictEvansBenedictevansFebruary202015.html <p><blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-partner="tweetdeck"><p>Apple created a new premium segment in phones that didn&#39;t exist before. That&#39;s not possible in cars</p>&mdash; Benedict Evans (@BenedictEvans) <a href="https://twitter.com/BenedictEvans/status/568605400460734465">February 20, 2015</a></blockquote><script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script></p> Fri, 20 Feb 2015 11:06:40 GMT http://pieces.smallpict.com/2015/02/20/appleCreatedANewPremiumSegmentInPhonesThatDidn39tExistBeforeThat39sNotPossibleInCarsmdashBenedictEvansBenedictevansFebruary202015.html 1 (Photo) http://pieces.smallpict.com/2015/02/20/1.html <p><img src="https://dl.dropbox.com/s/m6emcz1dhad1x5j/February_20__2015_at_0608AM.jpg?dl=0"></p> Fri, 20 Feb 2015 08:03:47 GMT http://pieces.smallpict.com/2015/02/20/1.html http://pieces.smallpict.com/2015/02/20/howPeoplePhotoshoppedBeforePhotoshop.html <p><a href="http://mashable.com/2015/02/19/before-photoshop/" target="_blank">How people Photoshopped before Photoshop</a> - Photoshop is 25 years old.</p> Fri, 20 Feb 2015 06:15:46 GMT http://pieces.smallpict.com/2015/02/20/howPeoplePhotoshoppedBeforePhotoshop.html http://pieces.smallpict.com/2015/02/19/whenItComesToNewsIDontWantStories.html <p>When it comes to News I don't want stories. I want facts and context. Then a range of opinion. Narratives come later.</p> Thu, 19 Feb 2015 22:25:45 GMT http://pieces.smallpict.com/2015/02/19/whenItComesToNewsIDontWantStories.html http://pieces.smallpict.com/2015/02/19/thereAreFewThingsMoreStomach.html <p>There are few things more stomach-churning than when newspapers start lecturing us and taking the moral high ground.</p> Thu, 19 Feb 2015 22:11:54 GMT http://pieces.smallpict.com/2015/02/19/thereAreFewThingsMoreStomach.html http://pieces.smallpict.com/2015/02/19/myOwnLife.html <p><a href="http://mobile.nytimes.com/2015/02/19/opinion/oliver-sacks-on-learning-he-has-terminal-cancer.html?_r=0&amp;referrer=" target="_blank">My Own Life</a> - Oliver Sacks. Wonderful. Utterly wonderful.</p> Thu, 19 Feb 2015 20:49:06 GMT http://pieces.smallpict.com/2015/02/19/myOwnLife.html http://pieces.smallpict.com/2015/02/19/sirTimBernersleeHowTheWebWentFromIdeaToReality.html <p><a href="http://www.theguardian.com/technology/video/2015/feb/19/tim-berners-lee-web-idea-reality1" target="_blank">How the web went from idea to reality</a> - Sir Tim Berners-Lee.</p> Thu, 19 Feb 2015 20:46:33 GMT http://pieces.smallpict.com/2015/02/19/sirTimBernersleeHowTheWebWentFromIdeaToReality.html http://pieces.smallpict.com/2015/02/19/earlyRecordingsOfJimiHendrixAsSessionGuitaristToBeReleasedNextMonth.html <p><a href="http://www.theguardian.com/music/2015/feb/19/early-jimi-hendrix-curtis-knight-sessions-due-for-march-2015-release" target="_blank">Early recordings of Jimi Hendrix as session guitarist to be released next month.</a></p> Thu, 19 Feb 2015 17:05:28 GMT http://pieces.smallpict.com/2015/02/19/earlyRecordingsOfJimiHendrixAsSessionGuitaristToBeReleasedNextMonth.html Pattern (Photo) http://pieces.smallpict.com/2015/02/19/patternPhoto.html <p><img src="https://dl.dropbox.com/s/n62yn2z27qa53lf/February_19__2015_at_0459PM.jpg?dl=0"></p> Thu, 19 Feb 2015 16:59:56 GMT http://pieces.smallpict.com/2015/02/19/patternPhoto.html http://pieces.smallpict.com/2015/02/19/blurOfficialWebstore.html <p><a href="http://shop.blur.co.uk/en/" target="_blank">The Magic Whip</a> - Blur announce new album, the first for 12 years, out on April 27th with video for single Go Out.</p> Thu, 19 Feb 2015 16:08:50 GMT http://pieces.smallpict.com/2015/02/19/blurOfficialWebstore.html http://pieces.smallpict.com/2015/02/19/furtherTo.html <p>Further to today's story regarding app automation service IF (ne IFTTT) what does it say about the productivity tools that I use that none of them can be automated <img title=':blush:' alt=':blush:' class='emoji' src='http://fargo.io/code/emojify/images/emoji/blush.png' align='absmiddle' /></p> Thu, 19 Feb 2015 15:58:19 GMT http://pieces.smallpict.com/2015/02/19/furtherTo.html Today's Photo http://pieces.smallpict.com/2015/02/19/todaysPhot.html <p><img src="https://dl.dropbox.com/s/4spzc10ug6rurnz/February_19__2015_at_0347PM.jpg?dl=0"></p> Thu, 19 Feb 2015 15:54:10 GMT http://pieces.smallpict.com/2015/02/19/todaysPhot.html http://pieces.smallpict.com/2015/02/19/iftttLaunchesDoASuiteOfCustomizableShortcutApps.html <p><a href="http://thenextweb.com/apps/2015/02/19/ifttt-launches-suite-apps-simplify-recipes-customizable-shortcuts/" target="_blank">IFTTT Launches DO x 3</a> Workflow automation service IFTTT has unbundled itelf into four Apps. IF, Do Note, Do Button and Do Camera in an attempt to differentiate itself from the more sophisticated and 'Pro' App Workflow. </p> Thu, 19 Feb 2015 15:29:17 GMT http://pieces.smallpict.com/2015/02/19/iftttLaunchesDoASuiteOfCustomizableShortcutApps.html http://pieces.smallpict.com/2015/02/19/googleToLaunchYoutubeSubscriptionServiceWithoutAds.html <p><a href="http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2015/feb/19/google-launch-youtube-subscription-service-without-ads-netflix" target="_blank">Google to launch YouTube subscription service without ads.</a></p> Thu, 19 Feb 2015 14:42:53 GMT http://pieces.smallpict.com/2015/02/19/googleToLaunchYoutubeSubscriptionServiceWithoutAds.html