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Widescreen laptops are dumb

I’ve been thinking about aspect ratios. After years of phones, laptops, tablets, and TV screens converging on 16:9 as the “right” display shape — allowing video playback without distracting black bars — smartphones have disturbed the universality recently by moving to even more elongated formats like 18:9, 19:9, or even 19.5:9 in the iPhone X’s …

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Lyft will invest ‘millions’ in effort to become completely carbon neutral

Lyft announced a multimillion-dollar investment to become a completely carbon-neutral transportation service. The ride-hailing company said on Thursday that it would purchase an undisclosed number of carbon offsets, which are investments in environmental projects elsewhere to balance out Lyft’s own carbon footprint. In the first year alone, Lyft says it anticipates offsetting “over a million …

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