New on — App subscriptions: I still don’t like them:

Remembering Paul and Serena, my friends who died at the WTC in New York 18 years ago today. Eighteen years have passed! Seems unreal.

Trying out the Tusky client on my Android phone. It looks very nice! :-)

Telling Facebook users to quit is like telling smokers to quit smoking. You hear the same kind of excuses.

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• The little MacBook that couldn’t:

• The Mac’s next transition: further considerations:

Today Twitter utterly exhausted me. It's hilarious how territorial people can get over platforms and devices. But also exhausting.

New, on — Still apprehensive about the Mac:

(Just a few, scattered thoughts.)

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.

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