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Linked: “The Mac Still Feels Like Home”

via Macdrifter Here’s an example. If I want to edit an image on the Mac, I simply browse to it with the Finder and open it with my preferred editor (usually Acorn). I can use search to locate the file or just hunt and peck. The applications don’t need to know anything about the location …

Linked: “Evolution of : Gif without the GIF”

via PerfPlanet: Now you can <img src=”http://daringfireball.net/.mp4″> in Safari Technology Preview Early results show mp4s in <img> tags display 20x faster and decode 7x faster than the GIF equivalent — in addition to being 1/14th the file size! John Gruber, “It’s really rather ridiculous how popular the GIF format is in 2017.” I’ve been saying …

Photography: 24 Hours in New York City

On December 2nd, I took a day trip down to NYC to attend the Progressive International Motorcycle Show and stay the evening in Brooklyn. While the only regrettable moment was fighting crowds to see a huge rotting spruce tree lit up in Rockefeller Center, it was a great time. I couldn’t live in New York …

Linked: “Why Ajit Pai Is Right”

via Stratechery: To put it another way, given the stakes, the benefit from regulation must be massive, which is why the “net neutrality” framing is so powerful: I’ll say it again — who can be against net neutrality? Telling stories about speech being restricted or new companies being unable to pay to access customers tap …

Linked: “Fake news is here to stay…”

via Om.co: (if you haven’t yet, please subscribe to Om’s Link blog. He’s sharing stories that I haven’t seen anywhere else. Mostly long-reads) The apologies, corrections and errors never get the same amplification, and as a result, the incorrect information stays in our mind. Unfortunately, that’s psychology. No one reads the Times’ corrections section. Who …