The most elaborate cheating I've ever seen (Birch Bark #85)
Happy Friday! Let’s just jump into it, have a good weekend!
Read this! The Madbox website is absolutely mad (beautiful, but mad!).
The 25 most iconic book covers of all time.
Konami’s attempt to revamp their PES (now “eFootball”) seems to be a complete disaster so far. Live service games can bounce back from a bad launch, but I’m not convinced Konami has it in them anymore, so color me skeptical.
AnandTech’s review of Apple’s new A15 chip is as detailed as ever, and really makes all those “Apple’s chip team is floundering” headlines from a few weeks ago look really stupid.
Ted Lasso isn’t a superhero, he’s something better…
Cleartones are not a thing I thought I needed a few days ago, but this article talked me into them and I really dig them.
Bringing us home is some of the most elaborate cheating I’ve ever seen.
Hank Green continues to be one of my favorite voices in the “how do we as a society function in a social media world?” conversation, and his extended discussion of Facebook is just excellent.
Call me traditional, but I just can’t get behind 60fps for movies. This is a clip from Spider-Man that’s been up-scaled and interpolated to 60fps and it just looks wrong. See also Gemini Man (clip here), which was shot in 60fps and looks so fake to my eye.
Speaking of upscaling, Wren from Corridor looks into how much processing is done to make smartphone cameras look better than they would if they were just taking traditional photos.