Normally when a new service comes out, early adopters help keep it going till it gets really good. With something like Apple Arcade, you can wait and see; no rush. With identity-related things like HEY email, names are scarce/unique. More time pressure on users and devs both.
My review of the Leica D-Lux 7 is consistently one of the most visited posts on the blog. It’s a versatile camera with few compromises, and the new all-black version looks great. If I were buying one today, that’s the one I’d get.
Time flies and we’ve now been here four days. We visited T-Site yesterday; still one of my favorite retail experiences, even though I can’t use half the things they have. It’s a pop culture magazine as physical space: something we all need since the internet killed everything.
Arrived in Tokyo sleepless and went straight to line up for 3 hours to get into Nakiryu, a 1 Michelin-starred ramen joint near Ikebukuro. Intense take on tantanmen, and nearly worth the wait. After a break, went to an izakaya for dinner where we discovered the magic of yuzukosho.
One more week to Tokyo, and I’m super excited to finally have Hinoya Curry. Here’s a photo of a sumo wrestler painted on the shutters of an outlet I passed the last time around. Chris “The Foreigner Who Loves Curry” Kohler added them to his list, so my expectations are HIGH.