Americans today are no wiser than the Europeans who saw democracy yield to fascism, Nazism, or communism in the twentieth century. Our one advantage is that we might learn from their experience.

Snyder, Timothy. On Tyranny (p. 16). Crown/Archetype. Kindle Edition.

Posting to Micro.blog from iA Writer is really nice. It’s a beautiful app. iA Writer will publish a draft post to Micro.blog directly from the app.

Remembering those lost to Covid-19.

Experts from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health offer reliable insights on the novel coronavirus in this podcast. New episodes appear each weekday.

Protonmail Complains About Apple

Andy Yen, the Founder and CEO of ProtonMail, writing on the ProtonMail blog:

Apple has now even gone so far as to ban apps from the App Store if they refuse to offer in-app purchases for paid features that are available for purchase elsewhere. In other words, Apple wants a nearly one-third cut of your sales, regardless of whether you want to sell on their platform or not. This was precisely what happened with Proton.

How Apple uses anti-competitive practices to extort developers and support authoritarian regimes

What’s In A Font? Researching Website Typography - Kev Quirk

Typography isn’t just about choosing the right font. It’s so much more than that. It’s about the height & width of your lines, the spacing between those lines, the colours you choose, the weight of your fonts and a whole lot more.

Season 5 of the superb French TV series Le Bureau des légendes premieres in the US on Sundance Now on June 18. This is one of the best espionage stories I’ve ever seen.

Watching “Space Force” on Netflix staring Steve Carell. I think it’s funny and at times moving.