On Not Being the Free Alternative

We realize that free and open source apps often do have the mission of mimicking the features of some one or several commercial apps, as if they’re Prometheus bringing features to the common computer user — but that is not our mission. Our mission is to make the best RSS reader that we like making. […]

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Why do we love word puzzles and games?

If the COVID-19 pandemic has taught us anything it’s that, given large stretches of time confined mostly inside our homes, we will eventually experience the desire to do something besides binge-watch television. Many people have long been daily devotees of crossword puzzles and games, but others turned to them as a comforting distraction from a […]

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100 seconds to midnight

Every January, the scientists assess how close the world is to ending, in their view, and use knowledge of how things have changed to move the clock either closer or farther away from midnight. To quote Prince’s prescient 1999 lyrics, the idea is that when the clock strikes 12, it’s party over, oops, out of […]

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When you attack the BBC, the NHS and the Queen you are not patriotic, and you will lose

‘One day, we’ll have a PM who isn’t a monstrous arse. There won’t be knighthoods for failure. The Culture Secretary won’t be a vain moron. The Home Secretary won’t be a dullwitted bully. The govt won’t need to be under investigation and the country will start to be happy again.’ Tweeted here. You will likely […]

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Why is the bar so low for men?

No shade at all to Christensen for sharing the content in question. She’s a regular gym goer and has probably had plenty of experience of men staring, making comments, offering unsolicited advice, invading her space and generally making her feel uncomfortable. When a man chooses not to treat you with the sort of humdrum, casual […]

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