Thoughts on the Amazon re:MARS 2019 conference

The usual disclaimer: my employer paid for me to go, but this is my personal take, etc. TL;DR: hell of a show, varied tech content, unusual breadth and amazing audience. Crazy attention to branding. So most of the conferences I attend are tech focused: PyCon, Supercomputing, Google I/O, that sort of thing. re:MARS is machine […]

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The 9F as an adventure watch

Took the SBGN001 for a weekend jaunt. Hiking, snow, desert. It did great. The wear comfort on this 39mm size is fantastic.

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EV has spoiled me

Saw this cool old car the other day and realized that, although the style is cool, I am so not interested in the hassle of and old gas engine. EV really has made a convert out of me.

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New Apple bug

Twice in two days, when I plug in the monitors I get solid colors and nothing else. Forced reboot. Come on Apple, fix this crap.

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Poor mans’ Corum Golden Bridge

‘Atto Verticale TO/03‘, $352.80. A very unusual baguette movement that was clearly inspired by the Corum: I’m not a fan of Corum, but for the Golden Bridge I’m happy to make an exception. (Though it’s $$$; out of my budget). The Atto Verticale is interesting, though I’m not sure how much I’d enjoy it after the […]

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Ratcheting/extensible clasps

I was reading OceanicTime: ORIS ProDiver GMT and the last image reminded me:     That’s a nice clasp. If you look close, it has two side buttons, and when pressed you can lengthen or shorten the strap by about 1cm. This is a brilliant feature and every strap and bracelet should have it. Here are the […]

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Today’s NSFW fun

First link is so-so, but videos aren’t safe. Totally worth your time for both videos and the MF discussion. In case you’re curious, it’s the video and the making-of video for Turn Down for What (by DJ Snake & Lil Jon). Much more interesting and funny than you’d expect. http://www.metafilter.com/173160/Our-moms-werent-happy

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