Not surprising, but still something worth reflecting on. Strange to think that so many video rental stores are disappearing (along with the jobs they provided), but at least there won’t be millions of plastic disks getting created because of digital distribution.
I thought this was really funny. I’m disappointed though; Iowa City never had a Borders that I’m aware of. (Although I really miss the one in Omaha, it seems to have been the only Borders worth shopping at in my experience.) Anyway, I’m looking forward to visiting future Iowa City’s Borders Bookstore Museum.
After the OS X 10.9 release, I got some energy to release Maid v0.4.0, mostly because it finally made it possible to drop Ruby 1.8.7 compatibility while still letting casual Ruby users on OS X use Maid. Needless to say, I’m happy OS X 10.9 has Ruby 2.0 included. I had honestly gotten stuck on Ruby 1.8.7 compatibility, since so many gems have been dropping support. It is officially end-of-life, after all.
In case you missed it, here’s some details from the ChangeLog: