Articles of the Year so Far

I wanted to bring attention to my two favorite articles I’ve read this year. First up, Clubhouse Cured My Imposter Syndrome by C. Brandon Ogbunu: After just two months on Clubhouse, I finally understand how Theranos happened.And: After surfing hundreds of rooms on the popular new social media

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The Story You Want to Read, and the Actual Story

This article has been making the rounds the past week or so: I bet you have more than 2 tabs open right now, I sure have more. So here's a stress test where I open 54 tabs while measuring the impact on my Mac's RAM and CPU.The article goes

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Take a Second to Breath

Take a breath before you post - LJPUK I’ve ranted a lot less lately I like to think and whilst there’s nothing wrong with having a moan sometimes it’s not the default I want.Lee makes the simple, but good advice that you pause before you post

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The Web is More Than a Document Viewer

The Web is for More Than Document Viewing | CSS-Tricks A super-capable open web is excellent. It means we can build things on open standards on the open web rather than things on proprietary technologies in walled gardens. It’s the better place to build things. URLs alone are a reason

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The Best Explanation of RAW Photography I’ve Ever Seen

Understanding ProRAW. A journey into cameras, RAW, and a look… | by Ben Sandofsky | Dec, 2020 | Halide To understand what makes it so special, the first half of this post explains how a digital camera develops a photo. Then we go on to explain the strengths and weaknesses of traditional RAWs.

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The “Force Closing Apps Makes Your iPhone Faster” of Macs

Is Google Chrome slowing down your Mac performance? - 9to5Mac What piqued my interest was the technical side of this story, and some questions that I thought of while I was reading Loren’s report. Those questions were: Is it possible for a process to hide itself from Activity Monitor

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Google Chrome F.U.D.

Chrome Is Bad | Hacker News It's a single anecdote that deleting Chrome on two computers sped them up. It provides zero evidence (even anecdotal) that it has anything to do with "Keystone" specifically. It provides zero evidence for the idea that "Keystone" is able to "nefariously hide itself from Activity

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The Portrayal of OCD in Black Swan

The Portrayal of OCD in Darren Aronofsky's 'Black Swan' Nina is a fascinating and nuanced portrayal of living with OCD in times of massive stress. It is not just about perfection, but about punishment and constant anxiety. While her mental health is sensationalized for shocking and dazzling visuals, the quieter

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Providing “Balance” to the M1 Optimism

Daring Fireball: M1 Macs: Truth and Truthiness Patrick Moorhead’s M1 Mac review can be paraphrased as “Intel and AMD have learned and struggled for a few years here figuring out how to make decent PC chips. Apple hasn’t just magically figured this out. They’re not going to

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