#macintosh Articles


Larry Tesler at NCSA

Today I read of the passing of Larry Tesler, a computer scientist with a long and storied career, spanning Xerox PARC, Apple, Amazon, Yahoo, and others. He's considered the father of the modeless interaction model (think Cut/Copy/Paste on the Mac). I met Larry in the late 1980s, when …

Overwatch Leaves nVidia's GeForce Now

According to an article on PCWorld, Activision-Blizard has pulled all of their titles from nVidia's GeForce Now. In my days as CTO of Haste (a service that improves network connections for gamers), I had occasion to spend a fair amount of time playing Overwatch as part of our test regime …

Developing on a 2019 Mac Pro

There's been a lot of discussion about the 2019 Mac Pro and various assertions that it's over-designed, overpriced, or underpowered. Since I decided to replace my venerable 2013 Mac Pro1 with a 2019 Mac Pro, I figured I'd write up my experience with the device as a developer. The …

NetNewsWire rises again!

One of the very first posts on this blog (16 years ago in the beginning of 2003) was entitled All of your favorite sites at a glance which discussed a new pair of apps (NetNewsWire and NetNewsWire Lite) that I'd just started using. Considering the fallout for RSS from the …