25 Jun 2021

Daily Links - June 25, 2012

NFL to allow throwback helmets starting in 2022 - ESPN

Hopefully the Seahawks bring back the silver helmets.

iOS 15 beta - 300+ Top Features/Changes!

A two hour walkthrough of every new feature something to iOS 15.

Trump’s COVID infection was much worse than we knew.

First there’s this:

Little by little, we learn more about Donald Trump’s schemes and lies during the coronavirus pandemic. A few days ago, we found out from excerpts of a new book—Nightmare Scenario: Inside the Trump Administration’s Response to the Pandemic That Changed History—that Trump proposed to quarantine sick Americans at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, so they wouldn’t count as U.S. infections.

Then once he caught the virus itself:

Trump pretends he caught the virus because it was inescapable. In reality, he caught it because he sabotaged mask use and social distancing, endangering everyone around him. He didn’t just hold big campaign rallies. He told aides to remove their masks at the White House.

This guy willingly endangered those around him. How anyone still thinks this guy cares about common people is beyond me. He only cares about his own image, something that almost killed him. There’s no overstating that.

Derek Chauvin sentenced to 22.5 years for murdering George Floyd - POLITICO

Chauvin faced up to 40 years for his second-degree unintentional murder conviction. He was also convicted of third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter. 22.5 years for all of that is a relative slap on the wrist.

Gift of Gab, Blackalicious’ Agile Anchor, Dead at 50

RIP Gift of Gab. Here’s some of his work.