Apple adopting the word ‘follow’ for podcasts as users associate ‘subscribe’ with paid content

From 9To5Mac: As reported by Podnews, Apple will no longer associate the word “subscribe” with Podcasts. According to a research from Edison Research, about 47% of users associate “subscribe” with paid content. This results in fewer people using the Podcasts app because they don’t understand that the content is free. This confusion between what is …

Design a Beer Recipe

Really interesting podcast about building a beer recipe from scratch.  Particularly enjoyed the impacts the ionic properties of your water will have on the final product.

Apple ID’s

A wonderful rant by @siracusa about the dangers of ever believing things will work. Some excellent highlights: But again, assume that nothing will work. One of the error messages was saying ‘invalid payment method’ like it was an incorrect credit card number. It’s like I’m being gaslit by the system here.

Negative Mount Pleasant

Couple takeaways: Small towns will get taken advantage of for not knowing how to negotiate huge development deals with large, multi-national corporations. The tax concessions for the Foxconn deal were ridiculously large. Terrible negotiating, per point 1. Who voted for this guy DeGroot? The president of this township board comes off as hateful of the …