Written following Steve Jobs’ death on 5 October 2011.
There are several uncanny parallels with the Impressionists, including the importance of the tache and plein air painting, early critical hostility followed later by acceptance, and of course the tragic deaths of Sernesi and Bazille in war.
Which weather forecasting app should you trust? Or are you looking for some digital seaweed?
Has Apple forgotten the needs of the high-end creatives? This year, let’s cultivate the geek in us.
Macs used to be the only computers that did not need filename extensions; now they have conformed, but iOS lacks them. Why?
I want an external drive to support Time Machine backups of my iMac, which currently has 805 GB free space on its 1 TB internal drive. How big should this backup disk be?
Celebrating the bicentenaries of Charles Dickens and Henry Mayhew with a couple of concordance tools.
Today I had an anguished phone call from a dear friend who, just a few days ago, succumbed to a phishing attack. He was electronically mugged, and no one cares.
This morning I nearly took a selfie and posted it to How-Old.net to see if it would cope with ages over 100. And I put it all down to Adobe.
Contacts launches but hangs when I try to use it.