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Notes From An Emergency

And please regulate, regulate, regulate this industry, while you can.

Maciej Cegłowski

Nicola D’Agostino linked to me to the text version of Maciej Ceglowski talk given on May 10, 2017, at the re:publica conference in Berlin.

Worth every second the time you’ll need to read this … especially if, like me, you live in Europe, and then share it everywhere you can!

Invest In Your People.

What it meant was that BuzzFeed built a culture of learning. You were expected to learn new things, to push yourself, and to take advantage of these opportunities — that was part of your job. It was OK to not have all the answers, because there were always new opportunities to keep learning.

By investing in these Learning & Development opportunities, BuzzFeed sent a pretty clear signal to its employees: We care about you and your growth, and as long as you’re here, we’re going to give you opportunities to grow into new roles.

Dan Oshinsky

suggested reads for April 4, 2021


It’s the second time we have to “celebrate” the Easter – physically – away from our families and friends. Anyway I do hope you all are ok, that you and your beloved ones are OK and are suffering in the least possible way this pandemic.

A bit of Stories of Apple on Patreon are now public. Enjoy!

I’d like to let you know that some of the first posts of Stories of Apple on Patreon are now public.

This way you can read and enjoy them freely and can also see the kind of content that Nicola D’Agostino has posted during these years to his supporting patrons (which I hope you’ll think about becoming – like me – supporting more research and quality, in-depth writing).


The early days of Apple Computer, Inc.
https://www.patreon.com/posts/early-days-of-7931239

The 88110 CPU and the RISC workstations that never were
https://www.patreon.com/posts/88110-cpu-and-8263909

Jaguar Vs Cognac
https://www.patreon.com/posts/jaguar-vs-cognac-8539266

ARMageddon and ARMistice
https://www.patreon.com/posts/armageddon-and-9551853

Steve’s motorcycle
https://www.patreon.com/posts/steves-11414717

Yes, NeXT did port NeXTStep to the m88k CPU
https://www.patreon.com/posts/yes-next-did-to-12476827

Working at Eazel – An Interview with Gene Ragan
https://www.patreon.com/posts/working-at-eazel-14109174

As you’ll see some of these posts are thematically linked, adding interesting details and helping to define a bigger and clearer picture of what Apple (or NeXT) was doing in a particular time.