Next week would normally only have four workdays, thanks to Monday being Presidents’ Day, but for me it’s more like three–Friday I start my journey to Barcelona for MWC. I made that trip for the first time 10 years ago, and I’ve learned a few things about both the wireless industry and international travel since.
Patreon readers got a bonus post this week about a business upside of my broadcasting the demise of my USA Today column.
2/13/2020: Update Now: Apple Ships Fixes for Zero-Day Vulnerability in Macs, iPhones, iPads, PCMag
After I’d vented my annoyance–on Twitter, then Mastodon–about Apple repeating its practice of not giving users any heads-up that a security fix patches a zero-day vulnerability, I decided I might as well write about this for a paying client.
2/15/2023: Facebook Promises More Details on Why Certain Ads Show Up on Your Feed, PCMag
This would have been a shorter post, except that thinking that I should remind readers of how Facebook features can take time to show up in your account reminded me that I’d written about one such feature last July that I’d never seen in my own account, which in turn led me to discover that Facebook’s help page about that Feeds tab had incorrect instructions. And apparently nobody at Facebook had noticed that error until I e-mailed their PR department to ask about that.