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History Written Interestingly
I just read an article entitled “The Process Leading to the US Losing it’s Manufacturing” ( thank you Siri for sending me here) and I hung on to every word. Loved reading the whole article to find out the shifts, losses, gains, and the economic wars , if you will, between countries. I’d like to ask the author to write a follow-up article : a deep dive: on what exactly the tax benefits were in the USA in the 1990’s - 2000 when our factories in manufacturing everything from underwater tubing to run electrical to islands offshore to thread bobbins went to China, Puerto Rico, etc . I get the cheap labor thing. But it was heartless. I found myself having to go into the South to shut down manufacturing sites for Hubble Premise Wiring and people who worked there for decades as their parents worked, were devastated... it was a heartless business taking their thriving towns to ghost towns. I quit. It wasn’t me. This article gives me insight to the past leading up to what I had been caught up in. But please , if there is an article for me to read, loving your application, let us know.
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First off I love what Medium is doing here. From a consumer of interesting writing, this is exactly what I want; no ads and very often articles that are interesting to me. The articles surfaced are improving as I use the service which is a good sign that what these people are doing with my usage is working.
The app on the other hand has some nagging issues for those who use an iPad in landscape or simply prefer landscape mode regardless of device. This app is clearly designed to be used in portrait mode... yes it works in landscape but the layout doesn't really fit the screen most of the time, and has huge white margins on both sides. It's as if the designers decided rather than reflow the text, we'll just keep the same text width and add huge margins on the sides. Large pictures that are embedded within articles tend to be cut off when in landscape, but are sized nicely to fit within the screen in portrait. Even worse, as of the last update the app shows a blank white screen when switching from portrait to landscape. I know that this may come off as a bit of a quibble, and it is, but a large iPad Pro just isn't very comfortable in portrait, and anything with videos really should be in landscape anyway. Besides, the app did pester me for a review, so here you go...
All in all, a great service and an app that is more than usable, just not 5 starts great... yet.
History is necessary for accidental page close outs.
I must admit having been a medium member for the past few years I can tell you I’m never let down by quality. Writers on this app have their own unique way of connecting their audience. I can only hope that this corporation continues it’s journey of innovation for future of us writers.
One area in particular I would like Medium to consider looking into is allowing users to be able to have a history log of what they just read. I was reading a story this morning and accidentally backed out the article. I spent a good 25 minutes looking for it. Luckily I enjoyed the article so much I was able to remember the writer of the article and search him that way. Yes! I booked marked him. *So for those of you enjoying a read...”STOP” and bookmark it. I just recently purchased an iPad so still adjusting.
Thank you again for the quality of reading material you allow the world to enjoy and here is too many more decades of advancement. Not only have you impacted my life personally, it’s allowed me to grow through others experiences. You can learn a lot of valuable life lessons on Medium.
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