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E-Mail Dark Ages

6 months ago, for day 319 by Yorick Phoenix πŸ†

The very first E-Mail message I sent β€” in what we consider e-mail β€”Β was, I think, sent using VMS Mail (also known as Mail-11) on a DEC Vax 11/780. Probably 1982 or 1983. It looked like E-Mail looks today β€”Β or did before we had HTML E-Mail β€” which...


New Shiny

6 months ago, for day 318 by Yorick Phoenix πŸ†

Finally, yes, finally Apple releases a new macBook Pro that actually may be worth buying. It's only taken them four years. Ask any Mac Developer when the last good macBook was released and they will tell you it was the mid-2015 macBook Pro (often referred to as MBP). There...


More rants about Catalina

6 months ago, for day 317 by Yorick Phoenix πŸ†

Yesterday I went on a rant about macOS Catalina Mail and how Apple decided to "tweak" it for apparently no good reason. Just like random stop signs on roads in the US that serve absolutely no purpose. The Apple UI/UX team decided to change things. OK, well enough of that,...


Catalina Ahoy

6 months ago, for day 315 by Yorick Phoenix πŸ†

We last saw me sailing the good ship macBook Pro mid-2014 (Aka: MegaDoDo) to Catalina a good twenty days ago. Not much has changed in the last twenty days other than a few products releasing updates and Apple releasing the first of what are bound to multiple updates. Today...


Writing Tips & Hundreds of Other Ideas Waiting to be Written

6 months ago, for day 311 by Jess Allen

I have so many things I want to write about. I have a method for keeping track of all my ideas. I used to just keep writing in journals until I accumulated two large trash bags full of journals. I am now diligent about moving the content I write in...

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