Android Wear hardware review: Sometimes promising, often frustrating

Android Wear hardware review: Sometimes promising, often frustrating

Maybe Android Wear will be useful enough to become indispensable in six months. Maybe the Moto 360 will strike a balance between semi-useful-thing and fashion accessory that hits a mass-market nerve. Right now, though, these watches are like their predecessors in that their promise is greater than their real-world utility. I might miss a couple things about the Gear Live when I take it off my wrist and ship it back to Google, but it’s not going to be difficult to part with.

San Antonio’s Revenge: Scenes From a Championship Run for the Ages

San Antonio’s Revenge: Scenes From a Championship Run for the Ages

Great write-up about San Antonio’s win by Zach Lowe. What I loved most about the win was Pop’s reaction on the bench. It must have been amazing for him to watch the perfect machine that he created eviscerate a team as dangerous as the Heat. It’s one thing to have what you think is the idea of the perfect team defence and offence in your head; it’s a completely different thing to be able to get 12 men to completely buy in to that idea and execute it flawlessly. And it’s a totally absolutely different thing, after getting that buy in, to have it all actually work exactly as you dreamed it would. These finals were an amazing achievement.

Climate Change Will Force Us to Abandon Coastal Cities. We’d Better Start Preparing Right Now.

Climate Change Will Force Us to Abandon Coastal Cities. We’d Better Start Preparing Right Now.

While actual abandonment would not happen for many years (we’re talking centuries), the studies warned that our actions now are irrevocable and will lock in these future sea level rises. In other words, our descendants will be dealing with irreversible damage that we are committing today.

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