Mondays might not be your favorite day of the week, but the good news is that we’re all in this together ladies and gentlemen. As purveyors of prime Grade A web content, the SolidSmack crew has done some of the heavy-lifting to make sure you get your Mondays started on the right track.
Welcome to The Monday List.
Every Monday, we link you up with some of the most insightful, informative, and socially-relevant stories to keep tabbed, bookmarked, reading listed, pocketed, or what have you to get your week started on the right foot. Be sure to check in each week for a new crop of freshly sprouted words curated straight from the source of your favorite homegrown ‘Smack.
What We’re Reading This Week:
Although Apple sparked the modern smartphone revolution, Android was the essential ingredient that made the devices ubiquitous.
Helm offers a $500 way to get off Gmail forever, as long as you bug your loved ones to check their spam folders.
Sometimes BODMAS is just PEMDAS by another name. And no, the answer is not 100.
The Swedish company Teenage Engineering has won over kids — and professionals — with a revolutionary idea for a synthesizer: Make it simple.
As I focus on becoming a better manager of engineers, I have been reflecting more and more on the advice that produced a 10X boost in my abilities at that same stage. More often than not the best advice, the things that stuck with me, came from people who had no background at all in software.
There was always a financial cost to early adoption. Today, there’s a potential privacy cost, too.