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Tuesday 5th January, 2021 #

  • Dell’s automatic webcam shutter is genius and every other laptop should steal it - I definitely like the idea of a webcam shutter but I personally think I would prefer a manual shutter than an automatic one
  • Amazon wants to train 29 million people to work in the cloud - On the one hand I think this is great, it opens up lots of opportunities for people and small businesses, on the other hand I’ve spent a lot of time, money and considerable effort learning these technologies over the years, and now a huge load of noobs are going to start lapping me while making comments about about my appearance, circle of life?
  • Twitter buys Breaker social podcast app to boost new Spaces
  • An API Is a Promise - Interacting With Valuable Capabilities - I like this perspective, it’s simple to understand, feels like a good mental model
  • WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange cannot be extradited to the US, British judge rules
  • Jack Dorsey says proposed cryptocurrency regulation would create ‘perverse incentives’