Horace Dediu wrote a super-interesting piece in the aftermath of the latest Apple Event of Tuesday 11 Sept. … I suggest its reading to all the technology / marketing interested people, and also to second think to the concepts he brilliantly has exposed.
I recently returned to the 2015 15-inch MacBook Pro after a year away.
I thought it would feel like a downgrade, or like going back in time. I feared that it would feel thick, heavy, and cumbersome. I expected it to just look impossibly old.
It feels as delightful as when I first got one in 2012. It’s fast, capable, and reliable. It gracefully does what I need it to do. […]
It feels like a professional tool, made by people who love and need computers, at the top of their game.
It helps us perform our work, rather than adding to our workload.
This is the peak. This is the best laptop that has ever existed.
I hope it’s not the best laptop that will ever exist.
Marco Arment, 14 Nov. 2017
- The App Store is broken, long live apps
- A Walking Tour of New York’s Massive Surveillance Network
- Why Do So Many Incompetent Men Become Leaders?
- Lightning – Louie Manta asks a simple but effective question on the politics behind Apple’s connectors…
- Your body text is too small
Sparkling year’s end for the IT hardware industry. This HP Pavilion Wave seems a good-looking media-center.
- Cortana: The spy in Windows 10
- Windows 10 upgrade: Don’t use Express settings if you value your privacy
- Mozilla Open Design: Now for the fun part.
- The GIF Is Dead. Long Live the GIF. – Inside the internet’s long, doomed quest to replace its most iconic and flawed filetype.
- What I Learned Working With Jony Ive’s Team On The Apple Watch
After months of insight, whispers, previews and rumors finally the Project ARA – sponsored by
Hydra … ehm, – his accelerating his coming to shelves and enrolling developers and makers around the world. Ideally is a fascinating project. With lots of promises of freedom… but I am now old enough to doubt the true intentions of Big G.
My pal Filippo posted news on this article Historic computers look super sexy → on the Docubyte project on photographing some really vintage original machines at the National Museum of Computing at Bletchley Park. Machines that are the prehistory of modern computing, machines that have an undeniable charm even today. Do yourself a favour and see it yourself …