April 29, 2022

551: Sunk Tweet Fallacy

551: Sunk Tweet Fallacy

The Brimley/Cocoon Line; Elon Musk & the Twitter buyout; Truth Social's masterplan; Meta is a money pit; Ford's electric F-150; NFT phishing scams; virtual homes in the metaverse; taking off your Google Pixel Watch to eat; Discovery+; the Batman; Our Flag Means Death (of comedy); Supergirl; Danny Elfman; Severance; bitcoin got boring; when tech delights; Apple Self Service Repair; eero Pro; Sonos Roam; useful websites; the Sandman Omnibus; regret; the Art of Impossible; Milk Street & cook books on Kindle.


The Brimley/Cocoon Line; Elon Musk & the Twitter buyout; Truth Social's masterplan; Meta is a money pit; Ford's electric F-150; NFT phishing scams; virtual homes in the metaverse; taking off your Google Pixel Watch to eat; Discovery+; the Batman; Our Flag Means Death (of comedy); Supergirl; Danny Elfman; Severance; bitcoin got boring; when tech delights; Apple Self Service Repair; eero Pro; Sonos Roam; useful websites; the Sandman Omnibus; regret; the Art of Impossible; Milk Street & cook books on Kindle.

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IN THE NEWS

Elon Musk to buy Twitter for $44 billion

Jack Dorsey set to pocket $978M if Elon Musk’s Twitter acquisition closes

No one knows what Musk's Twitter takeover means for the company

Trump will not return to Twitter even as Elon Musk purchases platform, will begin using his own TRUTH Social

Meta says its metaverse biz lost another $3B… but the 2030s will be ‘exciting’

Ford says it has produced 2,000 electric F-150 pickup trucks.

I drove an $18,500, 3-wheeled electric car with 1 seat and big dreams

Bored Ape Yacht Club's Instagram compromised in $2.4 million NFT phishing scam

Virtual home developer pairs up with Beverly Hills real-estate agent

Someone left a prototype Google Pixel Watch at a restaurant

Why the Past 10 Years of American Life Have Been Uniquely Stupid - It’s not just a phase. By Jonathan Haidt


MEDIA CANDY

The Batman

THE BATMAN, but with Goofy Batman

Our Flag Means Death

Supergirl

Severance

Danny Elfman - Only A Lad (Coachella Festival, Indio CA 4/16/2022 -Week 1)

The Real-Life Diet of Danny Elfman, Who Played Coachella Shirtless at 68

Bridget Fonda seen for first time in 12 years on 58th birthday


APPS & DOODADS

iOS 15: How to Use Live Text to Copy and Paste Text From Photos

Universal Control: Use a single keyboard and mouse between Mac and iPad

Apple’s Self Service Repair now available

Apple Self Service Repair

Amazon eero Pro 6 tri-band mesh Wi-Fi 6 system with built-in Zigbee smart home hub (3-pack)

Sonos Roam

Meta will open its first physical store May 9th

Insanely Useful Websites


AT THE LIBRARY

The Sandman Omnibus

The Power of Regret: How Looking Backward Moves Us Forward

The Art of Impossible - A Peak Performance Primer - By Steven Kotler

Milk Street Fast and Slow: Instant Pot Cooking at the Speed You Need by Christopher Kimball


CLOSING SHOUT-OUTS

Fort Worth to become first city to mine Bitcoin


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