Hey, you there. Yeah, you. Let’s play chess. It’s my new favorite pastime. Here’s how we can play each other:
- Locals only: Ask me. I’ve got a nice wooden board we can play on with big pieces. OR…
- Download Chess Time for iOS or Android, then invite blizake to play (or add you user name in the comments)
Although I prefer playing in person, digital chess is better than no chess.
What a game.
Thanks to Josh Rhine for making this my favorite app.
The New York times ran an insightful piece this weekend on the decline of Sony, which is valued at just a quarter of where it was a decade ago, and just one thirtieth the size of Apple:
“Sony makes too many models, and for none of them can they say, â€˜This contains our best, most cutting-edge technology,’ ” Mr. Sakito said. “Apple, on the other hand, makes one amazing phone in just two colors and says, â€˜This is the best.’ ”
In addition to department infighting, that really sums up Sony’s troubles: too much product, none of them hits. Continue reading…