Nah, it's the 24-hour news cycle, and the drive to fill it with stuff. When I was my son's age, the news was in the paper and on TV for an hour at 6pm (another hour at 10:30, but that was after my bedtime...). There weren't hours and hours of time to fill so, a plane crash got 5 minutes or so when it happened, and… » 10/30/14 5:14pm Thursday 5:14pm

There were some really good things in Trek'09, and some important details that were left on the cutting room floor, but overall you're correct. The cold open on Kelvin was probably the best 15 minutes of sci-fi movie in the last decade. Revamping the Vulcans from emotionless creatures of pure logic into… » 10/30/14 7:11pm Thursday 7:11pm

Take a look at Wunderlist. Even the free version is really good. It's too bad/very smart about the moment — that was really the only thing in Any.do that was worth anything. I'm not surprised they chose that to monetize, but without it, Any.do is pretty sub-par in my opinion. » 10/30/14 6:46am Thursday 6:46am

Another bleh from me. You know what makes meetings go quickly? An agenda published in advance of the meeting so that people can make an intelligent decision on whether to attend or not, and how they need to prepare. Don't let the meeting get sidetracked into discussing things that aren't on the agenda, including… » 10/28/14 3:18am Tuesday 3:18am