Gregory Pittman

March 28, 2021

Maybe Facebook Is Listening?

I am not a conspiracy theorist. When people have said to me, “I think Amazon and Facebook are listening to me,” I have responded with the nerdy, “Their algorithms are smart enough to know what you search for. They even know that you used to search for something but haven’t in a while, and sometimes they think maybe you need to be remin...
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March 19, 2021

Friday Finds (2021.03.19)

1. We’ve been mispronouncing Everest. Also, we can’t seem to figure out just how tall the mountain is. 2. Another reason to consider building your own music library. This happens all too often. 3. Who doesn’t love Yo-Yo Ma? 4. Scott Kelby has published a new book on iPhone photography. (Remember when it was called “iphoneography”?) Sco...
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March 12, 2021

Friday Finds (2021.03.12)

I’ve started using an RSS reader again, like we did in the mid-2000s. Maybe I’ll keep this up and maybe I won’t, but here are a few items I found interesting this week. 1. A good leader knows they don’t know everything, including some of the details of the jobs of the people they lead. Julia Evans offers insight on how to help our mana...
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March 9, 2021

I Might Have Been Wrong

I think was wrong.* I think I'm starting to like HEY. *Posting screenshot because the original post no longer exists in its original location.
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March 9, 2021

One Year

For the United States, the global coronavirus pandemic became shockingly real one year ago this week. Events around the country had already been canceled, but months-long shutdowns were on the way, and no one knew how long they would last. For the next year, we would get a glimpse of the best and the worst of humanity. We are approachi...
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