I've seen anecdotal evidence that macOS Catalina is slow to launch apps, but it also seems to be slow to switch between already-running apps? cmd-tabbing between different apps on a 2018 MacBook Pro sometimes takes a few seconds to show a winodw. https://sigpipe.macromates.com/2020/macos-catalina-slow-by-design/
This was well researched, well written, and a very captivating read: When SimCity got serious: the story of Maxis Business Simulations and SimRefinery https://obscuritory.com/sim/when-simcity-got-serious/
It was a difficult decision, but I finally retired my oldest open-source project: https://github.com/joshdick/miniProxy
For @incanus @zorn: Here’s my slightly over-engineered “Today” perspective. Was thinking about blogging about this at some point. Flagged stuff is “must do today” and appears on top, stuff tagged Visible appears underneath and is optional. (With attached image this time.)
The New York Times Magazine has an excellent profile of Weird Al Yankovic. Definitely worth reading. https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/09/magazine/weird-al-yankovic.html
Just did a major cleanup of my "micropub for static sites" tool, microstat. Includes new configuration options for tags, for better Hugo support! https://github.com/joshdick/microstat
Coming soon to a socially-isolated streaming service near you, starring Ben Affleck and Mark Wahlberg. https://www.wsj.com/articles/a-million-n95-masks-are-coming-from-chinaon-board-the-new-england-patriots-plane-11585821600
I'm having trouble concentrating on science animations right now, so instead here are some screenshots from my favourite document on the planet.
These are taken from a 'work in progress' document from Pepsi's 2008 rebrand. Every figure is as incomprehensible as this one. 1/23
Somebody decided to invite Dr. Rishi Desai onto Fox.
I don’t think they’ll be asking him back.