Hi! My name is Cédric Bozzi, I make websites and iOS apps, and this is my blog about technology (mostly a Twitter archive, really).

14 July

13 July

Unclogging a regular 3D printer: unscrew the nozzle and scrape the inside of the tube.

Unclogging my stupid dual-extruder printer: haha nope — I mean, you could fill it with acetone then wait a few months to make sure there isn’t any left when you plug it back in, good luck!

Buying a 3D printer was a bad idea and getting a cheap dual-filament model was the worst idea. I could have saved money and so much time and energy going to a makerspace instead.

10 July

Sudden realization while discussing the Nintendo Switch Lite: what if an Ive-less Apple suddenly found itself capable of creating an iPod dedicated to games? As in, with first-party detachable — or even, gasp, integrated! — buttons and sticks?

@dwallacewells:

“The innovation Gutenberg is said to have created was small metal pieces with raised backwards letters, arranged in a frame, coated with ink, and pressed to paper. But Choe Yun-ui did that—and he did it 150 years before Gutenberg was even born.” [lithub.com]

9 July

@chockenberry:

Apple talks a lot about services being the future of the company, but then they pull shit like this and it makes me wonder if they have any clue that the most important part of a data service is protecting its contents.

@chockenberry:

Here’s something simple that Apple could do to focus adoption on people who really need it: remove some popular Emoji in the beta. It would have minimal impact on testing, but normal folks would say “no way!”

They use Emoji to drive adoption: they could use it to throttle, too.

@macguru17:

This year’s betas are a true support nightmare.

10% of our users on these already, and many many are seeing sync outages, some even data loss.

It’s careless of Apple to release such broken OSes to the masses. [twitter.com]

Google’s web app to learn morse code is excellent

Works fine on desktop but refuses to run on mobile without GBoard, even if you request the desktop version. Because obviously the point is to get you on GBoard… which should make you wary of using GBoard.

6 July

@GossiTheDog:

Amazing, 7 Eleven launch mobile payment app: a day after launching it attackers stole half a million USD from customers, as the app had no security around password reset (any user could reset anybody else’s password) [zdnet.com]

@bitsweat:

“I’m working Paleo hours” is just the status brag the tech startup scene needs to elbow out the hustle schtick [twitter.com]

4 July

@Beschizza:

Tim Cook waved goodbye as Jony Ive pulled out of the car lot for the last time. Without dropping the smile, Cook tilted his head at Jeff Williams. “Finally,” he whispered though his teeth. “We can fix the fucking keyboards”

[theverge.com]

@dhh:

How the government-induced merger of Boeing and McDonnell Douglas destroyed Boeing’s engineer-driven culture, and lead to an inept national monopoly that kept trying to cut corners and costs. [mattstoller.substack.com]

3 July

@flyosity:

Okay, just FaceTime’d with @WSig and this actually works. Looking at him on-screen (not at the camera) produces a picture of me looking dead at his eyes like I was staring at the camera. This is insane. This is some next-century shit.

2 July

Making a closed podcast network wasn’t bad enough, they had to restrict it to four countries.

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