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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 …

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 …

Linked: “25 Years of ThinkPad”

via Churbuck: The ThinkPad however….where to begin in my reverence for those black rubberized rectangles with the red mouse pointer embedded in the middle of the keyboard? Is it just that their keyboards are so sublime, so tactile, so responsive that it’s no wonder the ThinkPad became the standard tool for professional writers just as …