Evening Reading: 3/5/14

A friend lost her husband this week.  I saw this song on Reddit.  For all that have gone…


One of the things I have learned over the years is that if I buy a stock, the price will go down.  If I love an application, someone will kill it.  So when I started to really enjoy and rely on Zite, it was only a matter of time.  Flipboard is OK, but there’s something about having my preferred application nuked in the hopes of forcing me to become a Flipboard user that rubs me the wrong way.  TechHive has more on the likely results of this acquisition.

While I will miss Zite, I wouldn’t miss optical drives at all.  I can’t remember the last time I loaded a DVD on a computer or a DVD player.

The SAT, like the times, is a changin’.

Speaking of things that I (at least used to) love whose days may be numbered.  I ported my mobile number to Google Voice years ago.  Google doesn’t seem to be doing much with it, which is never a good sign.  I also find that I use Google Voice less and less, because it still doesn’t fully integrate with my iPhone.  Would I do it again?  Probably not.

Run, hide, fight.  Sadly necessary advice.

16 Family Feud Answers That Caused Steve Harvey To Lose Faith In Humanity.  Cupine was priceless.

For those who disagree, I can only say that I am doing what I think is right. In the final analysis, I had to make a decision that I could be proud of — for me now, and my daughters’ judgment in the future.”  I wish more politicians would think and act this way.