> Just how bad a mother am I? I wondered, as I watched my 13-year-old son deep in conversation with Siri. Gus has autism, and Siri, Apple’s “intelligent personal assistant” on the iPhone, is currently his BFF.
> Every summer, Apple takes the wraps off a new version of OS X. This past June, Craig Federighi introduced Yosemite. His performance was electrifying, and throughout the week, he was seen taking selfies with developers, telling jokes and being the overall cool guy from Apple.
> Show your support for a free and open internet by putting small holes in your shirt. You’ll be making a stand against internet slow lanes and look good doing it. Can also puncture: backpacks, hats, fleshy fruit.
> Last night, comedian Jerry Seinfeld deadpanned at the CLIOs: “I love advertising because I love lying…”The 55th annual CLIO Awards, the most prestigious international advertising awards, were held in NYC. Whoopi Goldberg hosted the event, which also featured a performance by Aloe Blacc and liv
> Tyrel Oates, a 30-year-old Portland, Oregon-based employee of Wells Fargo, shot to Internet fame after emailing the company’s CEO John Stumpf (and cc’ing 200,000 other employees) to ask for a $10,000 raise… for everyone at the company.
> WITH each new arrest of a National Football League star, I’ve joined our collective finger-wagging at the league and its players, all while repressing a gnawing guilt: As a 17-year-old ball boy for the 2003 Chicago Bears, I helped players achieve heights of on-field violence so b