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May 6

Over the years...


Listened to Connected 292: M’Duck

The trio gives a math lesson before follow-up on the Magic Keyboard and iPhone SE. Then, our plans for WWDC.

By Connected


A mother and daughter from Houston, Texas, demonstrate their portable gadget designed as a solution to safely and quickly get children in and out of a car. A tech-savvy trio from San Francisco, California, pitches their lower-cost computer for kids to make technology accessible to more people. Another entrepreneur from San Francisco tries to sell the Sharks on a data-driven approach to personalized skincare with her product line. A computer scientist and engineer from Columbia, South Carolina, shares a device created to bring a robot revolution to childrenโ€™s education.

Watched on Trakt


Test cook Dan Souza teaches host Julia Collin Davison the secret to a foolproof Sous Vide Rosemaryโ€“Mustard Seed Crusted Roast Beef. Equipment expert Adam Ried shares his pick for the best handheld vacuum sealers. Gadget critic Lisa McManus reviews funnels. Finally, Julia shows host Bridget Lancaster an easy recipe for Sous Vide Crรจme Brรปlรฉe.

Watched on Trakt


Played Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker

Played on the Nintendo Switch.

Played for 30 minutes.


Oh, for more context, here is the announcement for WSL2 โ€“ https://devblogs.microsoft.com/commandline/announcing-wsl-2/


Massive kudos to Microsoft on innovating with WSL. The changes in WSL2 look amazing, and I honestly with I had a similar experience on my macOS laptop. Microsoft shipping a Linux kernel with Windows would make 17 year old me's head explode.


Played Sonic Mania

Played on the Nintendo Switch.

Played for 15 minutes.


Played Super Mario Party

Played on the Nintendo Switch.

Played for 35 minutes.


Agree. I'm not sure what the solution is. Educating the masses on privacy isn't an easy task. I still think bundling an alternative into a service that people *are* willing to pay for is a solution, but there aren't many companies that could do it.



This is the biggest challenge in solving the surveillance capitalism problem: people value their money more than they value their privacy. I believe that a "for pay" alternative could work, but it will need an Amazon Prime-like approach, bundling social.



It's almost graduation day for high school seniors Troy, Gabriella, Sharpay, Chad, Ryan and Taylor โ€• and the thought of heading off in separate directions after leaving East High has these Wildcats thinking they need to do something they'll remember forever. Together with the rest of the Wildcats, they stage a spring musical reflecting their hopes and fears about the future and their unforgettable experiences growing up together. But with graduation approaching and college plans in question, what will become of the dreams, romances, and friendships of East High's senior Wildcats?

Watched on Fire TV


Thanks, France. โค๏ธ๐Ÿ—ฝ


@vmbrasseur Truth: you and me both!


Derby day at Santa Anita Race Track

Derby day at Santa Anita Race Track

Horsies, bourbon, and mountains.


Ah, now I've got a squeaky clean, ultra dry crawl space. And it only cost me an arm and a leg!


There's nothing like a team of workers jackhammering in your crawl space to kill productivity.