Friday, August 24, 2018

Heat: the Next Big Inequality Issue   

PoliticsScience

Amy Fleming, writing for The Guardian: When July’s heatwave swept through the Canadian province of Quebec, killing more than 90 people in little over a week, the unrelenting sunshine threw the disparities between rich and poor into sharp relief. While … Continue reading →

Sunday, July 29, 2018

Things of Interest Goes Secure

DesignTechnology

As you might have already noticed, over the past week I’ve spent some time migrating Things of Interest from a web server that used a regular unsecured HTTP connection to one that uses HTTPS. While there isn’t any particular reason … Continue reading →

Friday, July 27, 2018

Mr. Rogers Was My Actual Neighbour   

Television

Adam Eisenstat, writing for Vox: Mr. Rogers and the world I had stumbled into briefly after ringing his doorbell, the very world conjured on his show, offered a glimpse into how things could be if adults treated children with real … Continue reading →

Thursday, May 31, 2018

Ulisti

iOS

Ulisti is a new app, available free on the App Store, created by yours truly. For the past few months I’ve been working on it in my spare time, and I would really appreciate if you gave it a try. … Continue reading →

Sunday, May 27, 2018

The Matrix in 4K HDR

Movies

I originally watched The Matrix in a friend’s basement when I was 16 or 17. It was a poor quality copy playing on his rather small TV connected to his rather slow computer. But that didn’t stop me from being … Continue reading →

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

What Explains U.S. Mass Shootings?   

Politics

Max Fisher and Josh Keller reporting for the New York Times: But there is one quirk that consistently puzzles America’s fans and critics alike. Why, they ask, does it experience so many mass shootings? Perhaps, some speculate, it is because … Continue reading →

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Quote of Interest – Martin Luther King Jr.

PoliticsReading

Minister and civil rights activist Martin Luther King Jr.: Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly.

Monday, October 24, 2016

Delete2Archive for macOS 10.12.1 Sierra

Apple

Earlier today Apple released macOS 10.12.1, the first update to Sierra. As was done for prior versions of the operating system, I’ve released a new version of Delete2Archive that is compatible with the latest update. Follow the installation instructions and … Continue reading →

Monday, October 17, 2016

Delete2Archive for macOS 10.12 Sierra

Apple

In September, Apple released macOS 10.12 Sierra. Due to some changes to the way Mail.app handled plugins, it unfortunately took me much longer to update Delete2Archive than I would have liked. After a month of searching and testing I was … Continue reading →

Thursday, September 15, 2016

An absurd week in America’s two-tier election   

Politics

Scott Gilmore, writing for Macleans: Every day, Trump says something or is revealed to have done something that would have disqualified every other candidate for president over the last 40 years. Howard Dean’s political career ended after he yelled too … Continue reading →

Monday, March 28, 2016

Delete2Archive for OS X 10.11.4

Apple

Last week Apple released OS X 10.11.4, the fourth update to El Capitan. As was done for prior versions of the operating system, I’ve released a new version of Delete2Archive that is compatible with the latest update. Follow the installation … Continue reading →

Tuesday, January 5, 2016

Delete2Archive for OS X 10.11.2

Apple

Late last year, Apple released OS X 10.11.2, the second update to El Capitan. As was done for prior versions of the operating system, I’ve released a new version of Delete2Archive that is compatible with the latest update. Follow the … Continue reading →

Sunday, October 25, 2015

Delete2Archive for OS X 10.11.1

Apple

Earlier this week Apple released OS X 10.11.1, the first update to El Capitan. As was done for prior versions of the operating system, I’ve released a new version of Delete2Archive that is compatible with the latest update. Follow the … Continue reading →