Day: May 7, 2009

  • Age-Based App Restrictions In iPhone OS 3.0

    [I’m all for it if it means “adult” apps will be allowed in the store][link]. Aside from how much censorship pisses me off, the other main problem is, as Gruber notes: who is going to do the rating? Ratings systems tend to discourage mature content rather than encourage it. Will this Apple-sponsored ratings body be…

  • MetaFilter’s Global 10th Anniversary Party

    [Can’t believe it’s been 10 years][link]. I’ve been reading the site for about 8 of those. I remember when they finally re-opened user signups. I salute you, [Mathowie][mathowie]. [link]: http://ten.metafilter.com/ “MetaFilter 10th Anniversary | Community Weblog” [mathowie]: http://www.metafilter.com/user/1 “Matt Haughey”

  • MPAA shows how to Video Record a TV set

    [This is, apparently, not a joke][link]. What it is, is 4 minutes of some poor hired goon trying to pretend like this isn’t the biggest pain in the ass of thing to attempt. The video summary says: >At the DMCA 1201 hearings at the Copyright Office at the Library of Congress, representatives from the MPAA…

  • Konami Code Sites

    [↑ ↑ ↓ ↓ ← → ← → B A][link] via [John Gruber][via] [link]: http://konamicodesites.com/ “Konami Code Sites” [via]: http://daringfireball.net “Daring Fireball”