It's The Little Things

TV intros are undervalued. Viewers think once you've seen the intro for a show once, you never need to sit through it again. And writers think that's what viewers are thinking. Unfortunately this was true for most of the 90s and 00s. I figure most networks use the same intros…

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Halo 5

"We wish we could make a good Halo game, but the franchise has died out and the original creators have moved on. Their new game is pretty good so we're going to copy most of that and ruin it in our own way. Oh and we're going to name our…

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More Ramen Please

Continuing my journey to find great ramen! Ramen Yamadaya The specialty at Ramen Yamadaya is the broth. Marketed as being prepared over a twenty hour period, the broth in each bowl of ramen is delicious: rich, creamy, and very tasty. As usual I was accompanied on the next leg of…

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Back To Business

It's been a long month of time off! Lots of great content hit podcast feeds everywhere and I had a great time catching up. The Talk Show Episodes: 103: 'Robotize the Assembly', With Guest Dan Frommer, 104: '2014 Year in Review', With Guest Rene Ritchie, and 105: 'George Lucas Called',…

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High Ground

The piece of the week: Marco Arment's Apple has lost the functional high ground. We now need to treat Apple’s OS and application releases with the same extreme skepticism and trepidation that conservative Windows IT departments employ. ... I suspect the rapid decline of Apple’s software is a sign…

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Amazon

Amazon's been on both ends of the spectrum these days when it comes to praise and criticism. It's easy to look at the Fire Phone and say the future looks grim for Amazon's hardware division (as many do). But then you look at other hardware Amazon produces, namely the Kindle,…

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Tag Heuer

This probably won't be the last time I write about a traditional watch company in 2015. It's going to be an interesting year for watches. Alice Truong wrote a piece on Quartz in December of 2014 detailing Tag Heuer's thoughts on the WATCH: "Tag Heuer decided the Apple Watch is…

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Homescreen

I started a New Years tradition in 2014, and this year I'm happy to say I kept it going! On January 1, 2014 MG Siegler of Parislemon posted a screenshot of his iPhone homescreen. I was inspired to do the same. And this year I did it again! In Brief…

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Apple In 2015

An interesting article was recently posted by Binyamin Goldman on Medium: Apple In 2015. It's Goldman's predictions of Apple software and hardware announcements and releases for 2015. It's absolutely worth a read in my book, but if you're looking for a quick-fire summary, I annotated some important points. Software Apple,…

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Hello 2015

Getting Hype The list of content I'm looking forward to in 2015 is incredible. As you may have read, I've got a huge watchlist for movies I'm excited for and TV shows I can't wait to watch more of. A lot of that is just stuff I've already written about…

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