Commentary

Apps are getting worse

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Apps are getting worse says Tim Bray, and he's laying the blame squarely at the feet of Product Managers looking to make waves. I'm not sure I completely agree.

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This is why I dislike WordPress

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Just cleaned out 71,842 spam comments from a WordPress instance I manage. And people wonder why I use @Ghost for my personal site! — Chris Rosser (@RosserWrites) July 29, 2021

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Take that, anti-vaxxers

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Well, Linus Torvalds is never one to pull his punches! This time he's taken aim at the anti-vaxers in the Linux development community. Please keep your insane and technically incorrect anti-vax comments to yourself. You don't know what you are talking about, you don't know what mRNA is, and you're

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Bunch - macOS automation

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I stumble across Bunch, a macOS automation tool that's dead simple to use.

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Shortcuts for macOS? Yes, please!

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With WWDC just around the corner, I would love to see Shortcuts announced for the Mac.

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The Immortal PS3

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This news warms my heart. I've owned every PlayStation since the first model, and the PS3 is arguably the most iconic and enduring. It's fantastic to see it still getting updates after all these years. 14-Year-Old PS3 Gets a System Update to Improve Performance — PCMagIf you still own a PS3,

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Atom's okay, but I prefer VS Code

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SoftwareHow.com surveys a bunch of text editors for the Mac and declares Sublime Text 3 and Atom to be the best. They are 50% right.

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Cobbling together a platform

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Like Six Colors and Ben Thompson, I too cobble bits of tech together to make my platform.

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The Mac needs Shortcuts

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As much as I like the impetus behind Automator—automation for the masses!—it died on the vine. Apps didn’t support it well, and Apple failed to provide a robust enough library of actions to make it work well on its own. If I ever thought Automator was okay,

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