The First App You Open In The Morning

parislemon:

You wake up. You grab your phone. What’s the first app you open?

This sounds like a silly question — or worse, an insulting one.1 But I find it’s a rather enlightening question. Depending on when the question is asked, the answer can either be telling about the current state of apps or the current state of you.

Personally, right now, the first app I open in the morning is Twitter. But it hasn’t always been. A year ago, that app was Path. A year before that, that app was Instagram. Before that, it was probably Twitter again. Or Foursquare. Or Techmeme (technically, the web browser). At some point it was Facebook. And way back when it was probably — shudder — email.

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For me the app is Facebook, followed by Instagram and Mail.

Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid. Albert Einstein
stoweboyd:

Pedal-powered coffee grinder (via GearGrinder). Just too hip for words.

Great! Added to my wishlist.

stoweboyd:

Pedal-powered coffee grinder (via GearGrinder). Just too hip for words.

Great! Added to my wishlist.

Which Sites Properly Encrypt Your Data

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Glad to see Dropbox is implementing 5 out of 5 of these best practices. Would be interesting to see how Evernote is doing. 

Also, it would be cool if Apple responds to those two “undetermined” steps.

Go to Electronic Frontier Foundation for more info.