I continue to highly recommend this movie for anyone who likes a large scale sci-fi/fantasy. You'll be rewarded by going out to the movies to wherever has the largest screen and the best sound. I've heard that the Dolby theater sound systems are very well used but I prefer IMAX's combination. This is emphatically a … Continue reading A review of the new “Dune” movie by someone who knows the book
http://www.nytimes.com/2021/10/28/opinion/book-reviews-identity.html? OPINION JAY CASPIAN KANG The Reductive Practice of Assigning Book Reviews by Identity Oct. 28, 2021 Credit...Alberto Miranda By Jay Caspian Kang Opinion Writer Every once in a while, it might be healthy for progressives to stop, look up from the work of making the world a more equitable place and ask, “Wait, is this specific thing … Continue reading Time to open the pool of book reviewers to include those not already steeped in the topic
What is absolutely left out of the comparison is that, if you can gather a "family" of six people who need not be related or live under the same roof, the best options is to simply purchase Apple One which -- for $30 a month -- includes all of this: Apple TV+ (the streaming channel), … Continue reading Apple Music Voice Plan and a comparison of the new plan vs Apple Music vs Apple’s Family Plan
https://www.wired.com/story/apple-macos-monterey-features/ BRENDA STOLYARGEAR10.28.2021 07:00 AM MacOS Monterey Is Here. These Are the Top New Features We break down how to install the latest version of Apple’s desktop operating system, including some perks that will only work on M1-powered Macs. PHOTOGRAPH: APPLE YOUR MAC HAS probably alerted you that a new software update is ready. That's MacOS Monterey (also … Continue reading MacOS Monterey — what it does, how to install
https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2021-10-28/extreme-heat-built-environment-equity Paved surfaces, tree cover, and home construction quality can make the difference between heat waves being an inconvenience or a threat to your life. Poor neighborhoods bear the brunt of extreme heat, ‘legacies of racist decision-making’ It was a typical summer day in Los Angeles, but a satellite orbiting hundreds of miles above the … Continue reading Higher temperatures will disproportionately affect the disadvantaged
The Strange State of the Novel in the “Age of Amazon” A conversation with Mark McGurl about how the company changed the way books are written and the consequences of a service oriented reading culture. By Hannah Gold October 28, 2021 5am EDT The Amazon Books retail store in Pacific Palisades, Calif., 2020. (Photo by AaronP/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images) … Continue reading Why isn’t anyone talking about how Amazon has changed the process and selling of books?
9to5mac.com/2021/10/24/review-the-new-329-ipad-is-an-incredible-value-for-anyone-who-wants-a-good-mobile-computer/ Review: The new $329 iPad is an incredible value for anyone who wants a good mobile computer Parker Ortolani - Oct. 24th 2021 11:19 am PT I’ve been using Apple’s “pro” iPads since the first one was introduced. It was an obvious play for someone like me who used the iPad in a professional … Continue reading Want a good mobile computer? Try the $329 basic iPad
https://www.newyorker.com/culture/culture-desk/trader-joe-wrote-a-memoir Trader Joe Wrote a Memoir By Carrie BattanOctober 20, 2021 In “Becoming Trader Joe,” Joe Coulombe writes that he was prone to engaging in acts of “selfish altruism.”Photograph by John Blackmer / Orange County Register / Getty In the sixties, a thirty-two-year-old entrepreneur named Joe Coulombe presided over a midsize chain of California convenience stores … Continue reading Finally, a memoir by Trader Joe
https://www.wsj.com/articles/a-dogs-world-review-when-the-pug-joins-the-pack-11634855134? ‘A Dog’s World’ Review: When the Pug Joins the Pack In a post-human world, dogs might thrive without many of the traits that make them such appealing pets. A Karelian bear dog and a trained wolf in Canada.PHOTO: ALAMY By David P. BarashOct. 21, 2021 6:25 pm ETSAVEPRINTTEXT3Listen to articleLength6 minutesQueue What’s the difference between dogs … Continue reading What would dogs be like without humans?
https://www.theatlantic.com/family/archive/2021/10/living-alone-couple-partner-single/620434/ The Hidden Costs of Living Alone In ways both large and small, American society still assumes that the default adult has a partner and that the default household contains multiple people.By Joe Pinsker OCTOBER 20, 2021SHARE If you were to look under the roofs of American homes at random, it wouldn’t take long to find … Continue reading The hidden costs of living alone are myriad
9to5mac.com/2021/10/25/first-photos-of-apples-new-polishing-cloth-surface-on-the-web/ First photos of Apple’s new Polishing Cloth surface on the web Filipe Espósito - Oct. 25th 2021 6:39 pm PT @filipeesposito Apple last week introduced its own Polishing Cloth along with the new 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro and AirPods 3. While shipping estimates for Apple’s cloth have already slipped to 2022, some lucky … Continue reading Have you the yen for the Apple polishing cloth?
http://www.nytimes.com/2021/10/06/opinion/audiobooks-better-than-reading.html OPINION FARHAD MANJOO When Listening to a Book Is Better Than Reading It Oct. 6, 2021 Credit...Marilynn K. Yee/The New York Times By Farhad Manjoo Opinion Columnist Over the past few years, I have been obsessed with the work of the Australian novelist Liane Moriarty. Yes, me and everyone else. Ever since her 2014 blockbuster, … Continue reading A hymn of praise to the beautifully narrated audiobook