Rushing To Be First

Bing powered by ChatGPT

Yesterday, Microsoft announced an AI-powered Bing search and Edge browser. This announcement happened in the context of a tech world currently whipping itself into a frenzy about all things AI. This move by Microsoft feels rushed, similar to their rush to upstage Apple’s iPad announcement with their own debut of the HP Slate tablet computer in […]

Not everything has to be computerized.

manual coffee grinder

Not every fucking thing in your house has to be computerized and run on batteries. I have a stove, yes, but my wife bought a very useful digital pot for boiling water for tea and coffee. Fine. She mentioned getting a grinder, an electric one. I said, “Hold up.” Instead I bought this handy little […]