Tag: courtesy

  • Why is it impossible to completely mute the iPhone?

    When I silence my phone, I want it to shut up! No ringer, no media playback, and no notifications.

  • Coach class manifesto

    Yesterday I flew across the country, from Dulles to Seattle. The United flight lasted five and a half hours—a tough slog even in ideal conditions. Worse? I was flying coach, which multiplies the suffering. Like many airlines, United seems determined to nickel-and-dime their passengers to death (or at least to discomfort). Every nicety that once made […]