Next year might not be as bad as it is currently. Tim Cook doesn’t reveal any details, but lays down some corporate policy.
The ‘divine whirlwind’ seems distinctive of Blake. This traces its origin, and his development of this visionary image.
Apple worked a sleight of hand with its Watch: it wasn’t about a watch, but all about a new line of haptic-rich input devices. They’re starting to ship them now.
Some of the most innovative narrative paintings, they also show the bigger picture of changing ideas and values.
Is the Watch another symptom of Apple’s growing designomania? Or poised for success?
Zipf’s law seems very deeply embedded in language, and pervades many utterly non-linguistic data. We still do not understand why.
For a few years, I managed to get along without wasting any more money on PDAs and their ilk. Then came the Zaurus, and Dana. But none compared with the Z88.
There are times when the computer industry seems to be scripted straight out of David Lynch’s movie, Mulholland Drive.
Written a year before the first iPhone, 4 years before the iPad: “Sooner or later, Apple will release a product that lies between current iPods and MacBooks.”
In my regular commentary written in August 2011, I clocked up my 400th Help section in MacUser. Here is my momentarily smug reflection on that milestone.