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  • New experience, photographed a wedding yesterday, came home around 10 today, imported the photos on my Mac, did a quick 50 images, packed my backpack, took the train south and is now send the couple some extra photos from my iPad.

    Adobe might have fixed syncing for me this time.

  • I’m pretty sure that web apps get more and more complicated to use, while not actually improving anything.

  • I saw the news that Instagram is/was planning to add 3 second un-skippable ads to the timeline. I became a bit curious about the current Instagram experience (I haven’t used it since last year) so I logged into an account and looked at the timeline. What I saw was the following:

    F Sp F Su F Su Sp F Su F Su F Sp F Su F Su F Sp Su F Su F Su

    F = following. Sp = sponsored. Su = suggested. This would mean that only about 45% what I see is stuff I’ve actually said I wanted to see. Adding un-skippable 3 second ad videos to this is … I’ll put it this way, I’m surprised people still use Instagram.

    But since so many are using Instagram to promote their stuff, and since it seems to be working, I assume I’m the strange person that doesn’t understand how valuable Instagram is for me as a person.

  • One wish for WWDC: no snarky comments from people who thinks they are clever and funny, trust me, you’re not.

  • Today is one of the days where I want to move all my stuff into a folder hierarchy with text files, delete all apps except BBEdit and a git client, install an email client that doesn’t get in the way.

    Unfortunately, I also know that it isn’t realistic 😔

  • If someone said to me that they quit their job for one single reason and that reason was “We have to use Microsoft Teams”, I would not ask any further questions, just nod in sympathy.

  • First reaction to the Omnivore macOS app: not good. Not full functionality from what I can see, a “View” menu that is empty, “interesting” design decisions.

  • A lot of online stuff about new generative remove in Lightroom, I’m not excited about that new feature … but the possibility of having a working sync, that’s exciting. Note: just the possibility (I don’t know yet if it’s an improvement).

  • Så jävla less på AI

  • An unusual definition of “unlimited”

  • Today is one of those days where I miss the possibilities the rules in Mailsmith gave me …

  • Sigh. Another expense … not unexpected but still. My offsite Synology ran out of disk space while doing a backup of my onsite Synology. And those disks aren’t as cheap as regular disks. Ahh, well time to start looking at web sites to find new ones.

  • Lightroom Classic doesn’t need more AI, it needs syncing that works !!!!!!!

  • I have a mailbox called “Probably crap” and it makes me happy every time I see it (I usually don’t open it … since it probably contains crap 😋).

  • Microsoft Teams … what a piece of crap

  • I’m not sure if I’m angry, relieved, frustrated or just amazed. I needed to use Teams so I downloaded Teams onto my phone (and felt quite dirty), tried to open the link I was invited to, no access, please login, used an old MS account that I haven’t used in 20 years or so, no access, please use another account, tried work account, no access, tried to create account with the same email address I got the invitation on, doesn’t work to create an account in Teams, tried Safari, please allow third party cookies, hell no, tried Brave, same thing - couldn’t find a way to allow third party cookies, Vivaldi, same thing, Firefox Focus, managed to log in … and got a page that said “use Teams app” 🤦🏻‍♂️ tries the app again, taps “use other account”, enter mail address of the new account, “this account doesn’t exist” (OK, I just managed to log in in the browser but … OK), taps create a new account, enters the same address and get “this account already exists” 🤦🏻‍♂️🤦🏻‍♂️🤦🏻‍♂️🤦🏻‍♂️😡😡😡

    OK I understand that this probably due to not allowing third party cookies in Safari but this soooo bad. This is 3h of my life that I will not get back.

  • I don’t just get it … calling the Fuji X100 series small 🤔

  • A stupid reason!! They are changing the login process at work and give two reasons, one valid reason and one stupid (we want it to look like Microsoft’s login). They should just have omitted the second reason, it would have sounded much better.

  • I’m probably an “old man yelling at the clouds” but I’m starting to dislike web apps more and more.

  • Hmmm, I just got an email “Castro is currently transitioning to new ownership”. I’m hoping for the best