The Times seems unsure how to headline this column. Right now on the web it’s running as “Putting Jared Kushner In Charge Is Utter Madness”. The <title> element in the page’s HTML (which, as I’ve noted several times in the past, often don’t change in many CMSes) is the rather anodyne “Jared Kushner Will Not Save Us From the Coronavirus”.

But when it first hit Twitter earlier today, the headline read “Jared Kushner Is Going to Get Us All Killed”.
— Read on daringfireball.net/linked/2020/04/03/goldberg-kushner

The only reason Lord Dampnut gives Jared any respect is that he’s got the one thing he can’t have: Ivanka.

Daring Fireball: Mossberg on Chrome on Mac
— Read on daringfireball.net/linked/2020/04/01/mossberg-chrome

jwz: Zoom is bad and you should feel bad
— Read on www.jwz.org/blog/2020/03/zoom-is-bad-and-you-should-feel-bad/

It’s pretty bad.

The More You Know!

Daring Fireball: The Doctor Who Helped Defeat Smallpox Explains What’s Coming
— Read on daringfireball.net/linked/2020/03/20/levy-brilliant

Daring Fireball: New Android Malware Can Steal Google Authenticator 2FA Codes
— Read on daringfireball.net/linked/2020/02/27/android-malware-google-authenticator

When Pollan decided to write about caffeine, he gave it up — cold turkey. “I just couldn’t focus,” he says. “I was irritable. I lost confidence.” Caffeine reshapes the brain in surprising ways.
— Read on www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2020/02/10/803394030/michael-pollan-explains-caffeine-cravings-and-why-you-dont-have-to-quit

Daring Fireball: Wacom Drawing Tablets Track the Name of Every Application That You Open
— Read on daringfireball.net/linked/2020/02/05/wacom-tablets-track-your-apps

Daring Fireball: QAnon Conspiracy Theorists’ Magic Cure for Coronavirus Is Drinking Bleach
— Read on daringfireball.net/linked/2020/01/28/qanon-bleach

Daring Fireball: The Obituaries of Republicans Who Opposed Nixon’s Impeachment
— Read on daringfireball.net/linked/2020/01/30/republicans-who-opposed-impeachment

I wish I thought this would cause some GOP senators would think this through, but I suspect they’re in an endgame where they know they have no future, and only want to do what they can while they have the reins.

Daring Fireball: Mark Zuckerberg Says Facebook’s Goal Is No Longer to Be ‘Liked’
— Read on daringfireball.net/linked/2020/01/30/zuckerberg-liked