Libby is a nice way to browse the San Francisco Public Library‘s collection of eBooks and audiobooks. It has a lot of rough edges. It makes up for it with the send-to-Kindle feature so I can read borrowed books on a proper screen.
How Apple explains audio session prioritization, from Activating an Audio Session:
I did not expect a comic when I clicked on the documentation link.
Age of Swords comes out next week, but that didn’t stop this Barnes & Noble from putting it out early. If I were willing to go non-digital I’d be reading it right now.
Personal names around the world explains the complication of names. The biggest take away: ask users for their full name and short name. Don’t try and parse out first names or separate first and last into separate fields.
I’ve been listening to The History of English Podcast. It’s not easy to binge but it’s a mainstay in my weekly podcast rotation. I’m currently around the fall of the Roman Empire. It’s fascinating that our alphabet has bounced between cultures but with only minor changes.