September, 2014

  1. Confusing email from @instapaper about something called Instapaper Premium. Not sure if I need it, what it is, or what I get if I sign up.

  2. Current status: copying ~20,000 photos (dating back to 1999) to my new iPhone.

    I’d love a good iOS photo metadata search app.

  3. After 10 years of living here I’m finally able to get cable internet access to the house (non-Comcast too!). Installation on Monday!

  4. Confused by the Apple Watch

    I’ve been somewhat excited about smartwatches this year. I picked up a Pebble which I liked; but the function provided fails to outweigh its form. I followed the Android Wear announcements and nothing seemed compelling. Too big, too little battery life, too many features I don’t care about conspiring to result in a price tag…

  5. To: Family & Friends

    Date: September 10, 2014

    Subject: We’re gonna need a new clinical trial

    Hi Everyone, We got some bad news about a week ago. I had a CT scan and discovered that the clinical trial I was on was not yielding the results were were hoping for. The scan showed some new growth during the time I was I was on the trial drug and my doctor determined…


  6. “Wish we could say more”

    I’m looking forward to seeing my new phone and the wearable at today’s Apple event. The invite includes the tagline: Wish we could say more I’ve seen speculation that this refers to Siri, which could definitely make sense in the context of a wearable and what we’ve seen from Android. However, I’m going to guess…