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20th June: WWDC, Streaming vs Music, and Chinese keyboards
20th June: WWDC, Streaming vs Music, and Chinese keyboards

Private Cloud Compute: A new frontier for AI privacy in the cloud

security.apple.com

Depending on who you speak with and how much attention they actually paid to the event, WWDC was either one of the best or worst events Apple has ever done. Personally, I was excited by a lot of the user and developer-facing announcements and can't wait to try them. Among all the announcements was this detailed post on how Apple intends to keep its new AI cloud services private and secure. It is a fascinating insight from a company that isn't typically so forthcoming with details.

Smartphones May Affect Sleepbut Not Because of Blue Light

wired.com

For years, I, like many others, have tried to reduce screen time before bed due to it and the infamous "blue light" effect on my sleep. It turns out that many of the reports we based this belief on were not as accurate as we maybe thought and that, as always, "it depends".

13 Inventors Killed By Their Own Inventions

getpocket.com

Grim, but I am always a fan of hearing of those who, well, erm, died, for what they loved and believed in.

 

Musicians outraged as Spotify CEO claims the "cost of creating content" is "close to zero" : "Our albums took hundreds of hours of human effort hard work and creativity"

musicradar.com

As a sometime professional musician from the pre-streaming times, no streaming service is exactly great for musicians, but Spotify, ever since they created the idea, have always had disdain for artists, and I refuse to use them. Well, the latest news from the company has not changed my opinion.

AI Writing Will Feel Real Eventually

every.to

A balanced and pragmatic discussion on how we always get used to new things. Eventually.

The Forgotten History of Chinese Keyboards

spectrum.ieee.org

Anyone who regularly follows me knows that I love computing history. But most of what I know has a Western bias, and I have also always had a side fascination with different keyboard layouts, especially those that don't use Latin characters. Unsurprisingly, one of the largest nations in the world has quite a history of its own keyboard layout.

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Private Cloud Compute: A new frontier for AI privacy in the cloud

security.apple.com

Depending on who you speak with and how much attention they actually paid to the event, WWDC was either one of the best or worst events Apple has ever done. Personally, I was excited by a lot of the user and developer-facing announcements and can't wait to try them. Among all the announcements was this detailed post on how Apple intends to keep its new AI cloud services private and secure. It is a fascinating insight from a company that isn't typically so forthcoming with details.

Smartphones May Affect Sleepbut Not Because of Blue Light

wired.com

For years, I, like many others, have tried to reduce screen time before bed due to it and the infamous "blue light" effect on my sleep. It turns out that many of the reports we based this belief on were not as accurate as we maybe thought and that, as always, "it depends".

13 Inventors Killed By Their Own Inventions

getpocket.com

Grim, but I am always a fan of hearing of those who, well, erm, died, for what they loved and believed in.

 

Musicians outraged as Spotify CEO claims the "cost of creating content" is "close to zero" : "Our albums took hundreds of hours of human effort hard work and creativity"

musicradar.com

As a sometime professional musician from the pre-streaming times, no streaming service is exactly great for musicians, but Spotify, ever since they created the idea, have always had disdain for artists, and I refuse to use them. Well, the latest news from the company has not changed my opinion.

AI Writing Will Feel Real Eventually

every.to

A balanced and pragmatic discussion on how we always get used to new things. Eventually.

The Forgotten History of Chinese Keyboards

spectrum.ieee.org

Anyone who regularly follows me knows that I love computing history. But most of what I know has a Western bias, and I have also always had a side fascination with different keyboard layouts, especially those that don't use Latin characters. Unsurprisingly, one of the largest nations in the world has quite a history of its own keyboard layout.

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