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Watches, Stories, and Gear: Top Ten Vintage Seikos, the Curse of Autocorrect, and More

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Watches, Stories, and Gear: Top Ten Vintage Seikos, the Curse of Autocorrect, and More

“Watches, Stories, and Gear? is a weekly roundup of some our favorite watch content from Worn & Wound, great stories from around the web, and cool gear that we?ve got our eye on.
This week?s installment is brought to you by The Windup Watch Shop.
@vintagediver?s Top Ten Vintage Seikos
“Not too long ago, I decided to do a rundown of my top ten favorite vintage watches on Instagram. As most collectors would agree, it is not an easy exercise narrowing down the top pieces in any collection, let alone actually ranking them in order. After much hemming and hawing, I did manage a ranked list and ended up really enjoying the process of rationalizing each pick. So, I thought it would be a fun idea to do a top ten list for our readers here, and decided to come up with a list of what I feel are the top ten vintage watches from one of Worn & Wound?s favorite brands, Seiko.”
For more, check out Part 1 and Part 2.
Born from Records: The History of the Rolex Daytona
Image via HQMilton.
“Daytona International Speedway opened in 1959, Lee Petty winning the inaugural Daytona 500. Two years later, Rolex became the track?s official timekeeper. In 1962, it debuted the 6238, the replacement for the 6234. The 6238 took on a modern aesthetic, but it wasn?t the apogee of the modern Daytona. No, the chronograph that became an icon would be the Cosmograph reference 6239. Similarly named, but a world apart.”
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Stories Wired; “I Invented the iPhone’s Autocorrect. Sorry About That, and You’re Welcome”
Image by Casey Chin via Wired.
“I have a confection to make. Ugh! No, I don?t want to bake a cake. Let me type that again. I have a confession to make. I worked for many years as a software developer at Apple and I invented touchscreen keyboard autocorrection for the original iPhone.
I?m proif if rhe wirl? ahem? I?m proud of the work I did to bring software-assisted typing to a smartphone near you. After all, if the iPhone keyboard wasn?t based in software, Apple couldn?t have delivered on Steve Jobs’ vision for a breakthrough touchscreen computer with as few fixed buttons as possible. The keyboard needed to get out of the way when it wasn?t needed so the rest of the apps on the phone could shine.”
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The Verge; “How AI-Generated Music is Changing the Way Hits are Made”
Photo by Christian Mazza via The Verge.
“The idea that artificial intelligence can compose music is scary for a lot of people, including me. But music-making AI software has advanced so far in the past few years that it?s no longer a frightening novelty; it?s a viable tool that can and is being used by producers to help in the creative process. This raises the question: could artificial intelligence one day replace musicians" For the second episode of The Future of Music, I went to LA to visit the offices of AI platform Amper Music and the home of...
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