Happy August to you!
💻 The CEOs of the big tech companies testified in Washington this week. Om Malik explains why this was never going to accomplish anything. Read Why Tech CEOs in DC is a waste of time
💻 Ford ceased production of all midsized sedans this week, as all of the traditional American automakers shift their focus entirely to trucks, SUVs, and CUVs. Paul Niedermeyer looks at Ford’s Fusion and its platform-mate, Lincoln’s MKZ, in their historical context. These were the best midsized sedans Ford ever made, but they weren’t enough. Read Curbside Newsstand: RIP Ford Fusion and Lincoln MKZ – Ford Motor Company’s Last Mid-Size Sedans
📷 The Konica Big Mini F is a small and sleek 35mm point-and-shoot that looks far better than it performs. Thang Nguyen breaks it down. Read Konica Big Mini F Review – Is It As Good As It Looks?
📷 Mike Connealy acquired a Leica IIIc recently, along with a Hektor 135mm f/4.5 lens. He writes an experience report with this combination, challenges and all. It’s refreshing, as most of the Leica articles I see are fanboy gushing. Read The Long View
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