The Molly

Writing / Podcast / Video

I’m going to the New York Times!

“Excited” doesn’t really do it justice, but I’m excited to announce that I’m joining the New York Times as a deputy technology editor, to write, make videos, opine, tweet, and help guide personal technology coverage for the paper and online. I’ll be working to develop a new column covering personal technology, and I’m open to name suggestions! I’ll be based in San Francisco, working with the team of reporters and

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OS X Mavericks forces iOS calendar, contact syncing into iCloud

The relationship between your computer and your iDevices is about to get a lot less personal. The OS X Mavericks update gets rid of SyncServices, a proprietary framework in earlier versions of OS X that let you locally sync calendars and contacts from your iOS device to your Mac. So, if you upgrade to Mavericks, you’ll now have to use either iCloud or some other network solution to sync your

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Mad Molly and Adam Curry: the podcast?

Here’s the thing about brilliant and complicated people: they don’t make things easy. My friend Adam Curry is one of those people. He’s smart, he’s provocative, he’s sometimes (uh, often) outrageous, and he’s sometimes (uh, often) kind of difficult. But I love that. I feel challenged by it, and I respect Adam and anyone’s right to say what they think, to ask all the questions they want to ask, and

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I’m turning off Follow on Facebook

My apologies to my Facebook subscribers, but I’m turning off Follow on Facebook. The problem is the Facebook policy that changes my default posting settings permanently every time I post. So, if I post something publicly so all my followers can see it, like show information or updates about work, my default setting is then Public (i.e., “last used”) until I change it back. The result of that policy is

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