New on Nearly Coherent: eD!, Jeff, and Val talk about a thing that eD! thought to mention after Apple’s event that he didn’t, so please pretend he said it then. Thank you for your consideration in this matter.
Also Discussed: Where The Heck Dave Has Been, Which Is Also Very Entertaining
Did you know I had a podcast? If not, surprise! You can go listen to our 59th episode, which is actually our 100th episode, right now!
Alfred, which is more or less OS X’s Spotlight on steroids, released a new version today. Whenever I’m setting up a new Mac for myself, Alfred is the second application I’ll install.1 It’s free to use the basic functionality, so you have nothing to lose by giving it a shot. Live a little, would’ja? In […]
Given the hullaballoo over the idiotically-dangerous “Compliance with Court Orders Act of 2016” that was released in draft form today, I thought it might be wise to remind people why strong encryption is a good and necessary thing. Fortunately, this video does all the legwork for me, which is really rather considerate of it.
eD! spends far too much time mulling over Apple events, and now he’s going to ramble on about it to you, you lucky dog.
eD! is live-snarking today’s Apple event on Twitter (@eDThomas). Follow along, won’t you? His fragile little ego needs it.
“Last Week Tonight” discusses encryption. Let’s all laugh at our pending doom together!
Senator Lindsey Graham brings up good points while questioning Attorney General Loretta Lynch regarding the Apple/FBI hullaballoo. Watch and be amazed that Congress might actually do something in the interest of the general population (maybe)!
Apple published a FAQ on their fight with the FBI today. And in case you run into any dummies who give you the “Of course Apple should unlock this thing because national security, and what do you have to be afraid of if law enforcement can unlock every iPhone in the universe” argument: