New, on — How the MacBook’s keyboard fiasco has reshuffled my whole upgrade path:

The jealousy a mother may feel for her son/daughter’s spouse can be understandable, but it’s misguided. It’s extremely probable that a mother wouldn’t mean everything to her son/daughter even if her son/daughter weren’t married to anyone.

The love a mother has for her son/daughter is different and asymmetrical from the love a son/daughter has for their mother. Especially when the people involved are all adults. The bond changes. It’s healthy. Some mothers have a hard time understanding that. Mine included, unfortunately.

New, on — “Origins of the Apple human interface” lecture — an annotated transcription:

[Fair warning: this is quite long: 13,123 words in total.]

Twitter, pnut, and here. Forgive me if I'm often tardy at getting back to you folks...

So… I did a bit of a crazy thing, but… for €60!? I had to have this.

New on — People and resources added to my reading list in 2018:

New on — The gem Apple discontinued: the 11-inch MacBook Air:

A very happy 2019 to you all, gentlemen and gentlewomen! :-)

Any recommendations for a Mastodon client for Mac? Lately, for some reason, the Safari tab I keep open is reportedly sucking a lot of CPU resources on my machine.

Hey folks, I hope you had a great Christmas. I'm still in time to wish you all an excellent 2019. I hope things will improve for anyone, whether they're already good or not. :-)

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