How to Outsmart Algorithms and Take Control of Your Information Diet

How to Outsmart Algorithms and Take Control of Your Information Diet

Photo: Josh Brasted/Getty Images “Certain algorithms,” says Tim Cook, “pull you toward the things you already know, believe, or like, and they push away everything else. Push back.” In a commencement speech to Tulane University, the Apple CEO tells graduates to take charge of their information diet. And much as we want to sneer at…

How to Switch to Twitter’s New iOS ‘Dark Mode’

How to Switch to Twitter’s New iOS ‘Dark Mode’

Screenshot: David Murphy Twitter announced today that its iOS app has a few expanded options for Dark Mode, if you’d prefer to not go blind by staring at the app’s regular white background all day long. You now have two options to pick from—“Dim” mode, which combines black and darker grays, and “Lights out” mode, which…

How to Enable Dark Mode on Twitter for iPhone and iPad

How to Enable Dark Mode on Twitter for iPhone and iPad

Twitter for iOS offers a “Dark Mode” setting that shifts the apps appearance to a darker color spectrum of grays, blues, and blacks, making it easier on the eyes at night or in dimmer lighting situations. Of course some users may just prefer the Twitter app appearance when in dark mode or night mode too,…