The feature that Apple took 26 years to get right

OSX Mojave comes with a little-publicised feature called Stacks. Apple patented the design for this in 1992, first implemented it in a half-hearted way in 2003 and then it took another 15 years before they launched it in the way it was envisaged.

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Thauma and skepsis

Tim Carmody in Noticing, the Kottke.org newsletter: Learning begins in wonder (the Greeks would call it thauma) as much or more than in criticism (skepsis).

The UK's National Cyber Security Centre recommends password managers. I love mine.

The New Liberal Arts

I like the idea of The Liberal Arts. I sometimes say that I studied Computer Science but accidentally ended up with a liberal arts education. Design is supposed to be a new liberal art, too. The great blog Snarkmarket released a book 8 year ago called "The New Liberal Arts". It's kind of like a …