Opinion | Good Riddance, TurboTax. Americans Need a Real ‘Free File’ Program.

From The New York Times: Intuit, the tax preparation giant, performed a public service last week by announcing its exit from a federal program that let some Americans use a free version of its TurboTax software. […] Indeed, dogged reporting by the journalism nonprofit ProPublica has shown the ways that Intuit, in particular, tried to …

Deirdre O’Brien: ‘We Believe That In-Person Collaboration Is Essential to our Culture and our Future’

From John Gruber at Daring Fireball: And like I wrote a few weeks ago, it’s not that Apple’s leadership isn’t listening or hasn’t learned much from the last 16 months — they have, and this hybrid model is the result. But the decision was made, so there’s nothing to “back down” from. These last few takes have …