eye over ny

June 6, 2011

--via BB on aweseome RC plane flights. I guess the legality is kinda questionable, but man, what a view!
We laugh at death because we know death will have the last laugh on us.
Lou Grant on The Mary Tyler Moore Show episode "Chuckles Bites the Dust"

did they just say you can now use the volume buttons to snap iPhone photos? All that fuss! ..wonder if photo gallery gets folder management?
ALL YOUR DATA ARE BELONG TO ICLOUD. ALL YOUR DATA ARE BELONG TO ICLOUD. ALL YOUR DATA ARE BELONG TO ICLOUD.
From Apple keynote:"App manages presentation of its own documents." Reminds me of the old Mac days:"the application program that created it could not be found". It seems like such an odd vision of the future, all these islands of piles of files, each app using whatever metadata it sees fit. if the existing iPhone camera roll is any indication, "no sorting" is it.
I'd say Apple vs Microsoft is done. Next: Apple vs the Web (and then Apple vs Owning Files?) I'm worried about the rise of monoculture.
@dianebrat I liked trusting gmail et al w/ server data, but knowing i could control my own files. Apple seeks to blur the distinction...