My birthday present to myself arrived. 40 year old console (1982 vintage Atari 2600) for a 40th birthday.

In box, with all documentation etc.

I've been playing with an AppKit prototype recently and was reminded of the FANTASTIC NSToolbar notes @marioguzman created.

github.com/marioaguzman/toolba

I'd like to point out that my upcoming Music MiniPlayer will do its best to be true to the original "Graphite" in Mac OS X which had a bit more blue to it. It wasn't just plain gray. It goes for the window controls & the button highlight color.

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Hoping to watch the rest of crypto and web3 grift collapse.

It's rare to actually have good news nowadays.

Automator is one of the secret heros of macOS - such a powerful tool for quickly completing tasks.

Today: converting a folder of webp images that are incompatible with the property tax protest site

Apple kind of did the iPod dirty.

I would have loved to see them hold back the announcement until WWDC and give it a proper send off. Make a nice video to reflect and thank the teams who worked on it.

Instead, a press release on a Tuesday. Dang.

Trying to imagine going back to 1985 and telling someone their computer would eventually have eight multi-gigahertz cores, and yet the cursor would still lag behind you while you type

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Because me and my wife both work from home on our own businesses, our concept of weekends is a tad off. So we opted for a Wednesday to be out mid-weekend.

To encourage a new ritual, we started baking together. This thread is our bakes!

The makers of @pixelfed, the Fediverse photo sharing platform, have just created a slick new guide to the Fediverse at:

fediverse.info

It's got a list of Fedi projects, a list of mobile apps for Fedi platforms and an opt-in directory of people to follow.

The directory is particularly interesting as it works very differently to FediFollows or Trunk. You add hashtags to your profile plus a special extra hashtag #Fedi22, then submit your profile to the site, and it will become searchable for the tags in your profile.

(And, yes, Mastodon is part of the Fediverse, see here for details: mstdn.social/@feditips/1082159)

#FediverseInfo #Fediverse #FediTips #MastoTips

Why does Siri do this so often?

I will request something, and the first response is along the lines of, “sorry, I can’t because something isn’t installed.” When I try again immediately, it works.

It happens on my Watch and HomePod all the time.

To be clear: this isn’t disappointment in them individually or personally, but that we have effectively given up and moved on while people continue to experience a potentially life-changing illness.

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Hearing about friends getting COVID in the last week after dodging it this whole time is so disappointing. I really hoped we would have handled it better than this. 😔

“A billionaire with an ego problem? Why, that must be me!” —Elon

I wrote a side project in Go a few years back and never really got hooked (and eventually sunset the project). I'm feeling more appreciative of Swift after reading and consider the points in this article.

fasterthanli.me/articles/lies-

Good grief... it just gets better.. more rich, and more wonderful.

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“Maybe it wouldn't hurt to slow down for a moment and re-explore some of the genuinely good ideas that fell to the wayside as we hurtled headlong into our current future.”

THIS. 1000x.

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