In late December, I upgraded my mid-2012 MacBook Pro to a 15” MacBook Pro with Touch Bar. It’s a definite improvement over my 2012 MBP. It’s solid and well-made and beautiful and I like it more the more I use it. The screen is beautiful. Just… gorgeous. For what it’s worth, I thought I’d post […]
January 22, 2017
As much as I love my Mac, I still miss my Amiga 3000. This documentary is a trip down memory lane, a fond and wistful look back at the amazing creative tool that was the Amiga.
While I was searching for how to fix my missing Dropbox contextual menus yesterday, I came across these handy links: If you’re a Path Finder 6 user, Thanh Pham has figured out how to make an Automator service that will let you share a public Dropbox link from Path Finder’s contextual menu. More often than […]
I discovered yesterday that my Dropbox contextual menus had disappeared. I have no idea when it happened. It might have been when I installed Mavericks… that’s how little I use that feature. But when I need it, it’s damned useful. It took me about an hour of poking around the Dropbox forums (which were no […]
I have to agree wholeheartedly with this piece by Chris Bowler. I’m using iCloud a lot more than I thought I would because it’s just so damn easy, and the syncing just works. And, like Chris, I was astonished by how easy it was to set up my new laptop using iCloud, Dropbox, and Evernote… […]
Matt Honan’s article for Wired on why passwords can no longer protect our information is thought-provoking and a more than a little worrying.
I think we’re a long way from living in a mature world of computer and network technology, much less really understanding it…. My long-term goal would be to have original source material for every aspect of the period I’m studying available online – a one-stop-shop, if you will, for people interested in this historical event…. (I think this has always been true, yet the methods we’ve had to deliver content – books, radio, television, and so on – have mostly been filtered through the narrow perspective of one person or one organization…. Group-reviewed, dynamically updatable resources will be available We are in the midst of a mini-revolution in which computers move from being separate machines with discreet installations of data and programs (analogs of our personal experience) to “network appliances” connecting us to a world where applications data, and experience reside on the network.