From David Talbot at Salon:
To Morales, Kennedy was “that no good son of a bitch motherfucker” who was responsible for the deaths of the men he had trained for the Bay of Pigs mission. “We took care of that son of a bitch, didn’t we?” Morales told his attorney, Robert Walton, in 1973, after an evening of drinking loosened the CIA hit man’s tongue. It was one more confession that the media ignored, even after it was reported by one of their own, Gaeton Fonzi, a Philadelphia investigative journalist who, after going to work for the House Select Committee on Assassinations, unearthed some of the most important information related to the Kennedy case.
There's so much here that's scary but the scariest part is that it was a stepping stone toward the America we have now and very few people know what kind of America we actually have now. I think Eisenhower knew what was coming for us.
I sure do hate feeling like a kook.
I just love seeing this stuff. Here's one of my favorite artists showing that the tools don't make the artist. It's impressive what someone with talent can do. I expect to see a lot more cool stuff created with the Apple Pencil and iPad Pro.
The alternative keyboards in iOS 8 seemed like a nice idea but switching was painfully slow. That little globe icon was like a nuclear bomb to my productivity and it was far too easy to hit accidentally. But the performance of keyboard switching in iOS 9 is greatly improved.1 ...
True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country.
— Kurt Vonnegut1
Happy birthday to one of the best people our species has ever managed to squirt out. Go read Slaughterhouse Five or Cat's Cradle or Bluebeard or just ...
From the Economist:
PageFair, was hacked. If you visited economist.com at any time between Oct. 31, 23:52 GMT and 01:15 GMT, Nov. 1, using Windows OS and you do not have trusted anti-virus software installed; it is possible that malware, disguised as an Adobe update, was downloaded ...
ZoomNotes isn't the most beautiful sketching app but it sure is the most functional. It's also one of the most updated, with regular fixes and new features delivered just about every month. The best feature is the zoomed sketching which makes it really easy to add detail to ...
Copied is a new clipboard capture and syncing system for iOS and Mac. It's quite well designed and there's some extremely thoughtful features. The iOS version has a nice Today widget and 3D Touch actions and can also automatically capture the clipboard while the app is active.1 ...
Time to put on a coat if you're headed to hades because there's now an officially sanctioned Plex app for the Apple TV. And it looks good.
Mine arrives in a day or two. Even if the Plex experience is equivalent to the Roku, I will be pleasantly ...
Huge thanks to the Library of Congress and the U.S. Copyright Office for helping out with the train wreck that is the DMCA. This week we get exemptions for to allow us to monitor and analyze our own cars and to play games with dead authentication servers.
From Jalopnik ...
Mindmeister is one of my favorite collaboration tools on the internet. It's incredibly easy to share maps with a group of people but also provides granular edit and view permissions to control it. We keep the Nerds on Draft podcast outlines and show schedules in Mindmeister.
Version 6.5 ...
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