- Why Newton
I still get asked from time to time why I keep using my Newton MessagePads even though I often carry around both my iPhone and iPad. Here’s why.
- Paul Miller’s debriefing: some considerations
Paul Miller of The Verge has returned to the Internet after staying disconnected for one year, and shares his observations. Which, in turn, have driven me to gather some thoughts on the matter.
- Four years after: a brief review of my MacBook Pro
The recent issue with the hard drive has inspired me to write a little report about my mid-2009 MacBook Pro after nearly 4 years of service.
- Some thoughts after recovering from a hard drive failure
The other night the internal hard drive of my MacBook Pro suddenly died. A few observations regarding the recovery process, etc.
- Some initial thoughts on Mailbox
I wasn’t finding Mailbox particularly attractive, but after reading some very positive reviews, I decided to endure the reservation process and give it a try.
- What I use: Finder alternatives
My little series about the tools I usually rely on is back. Here’s what I use along with the Finder to manage the ever-increasing stuff on my MacBook Pro.
- Reeling from the removal of the reels
Sometimes, removing skeuomorphic elements is just as gratuitous as inserting them. After the latest update, the Podcasts app looks like just another media app.
- Low Fidelity and Crosslines
So, what is this new undertaking I’ve been hinting at lately? It’s time to properly introduce my upcoming serialised novel.
- From the lost drawer: “La Lettura” magazine
Another treasure I found among the stuff that once belonged to my grandfather.
- An update on the Minigrooves project
Lessons I’ve learnt so far, some passing observations, and plans for the future.
Today, a new literary project of mine goes live. Here’s a brief introduction.
Some thoughts about the changes in our music listening habits.
- There is nothing wrong with the page
In which I share a couple of observations after reading Tail Wagging, a great piece by Matt Gemmell.
- Visitor statistics
I, too, have stopped obsessing over numbers and statistics over time. It’s good for one’s self-esteem.
- Slow the hell down
I wholeheartedly agree with everything Joe Cieplinski says in this article, which is truly a must-read.
- No technopanic here, just understandable concern
Jeff Jarvis has a point: some fears about Google Glass are premature and excessive, but the impact the device can have on interpersonal dynamics is a delicate issue that shouldn’t be underestimated either.
- Pushpin for Pinboard
A seguito del successo di Pinboard, hanno iniziato a comparire diversi client per iOS. Pushpin è uno di questi, e io mi occupo della localizzazione in italiano.
- Un anno difficile
Brevi riflessioni su un 2012 per molti versi istruttivo.
- Esprimersi in bianco e nero
Mi trovo molto d’accordo con alcune riflessioni che Fabrizio Rinaldi ha recentemente condiviso sul suo blog in merito all’impoverimento del nostro metro di giudizio.
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Minigrooves are portable words.
Minigrooves are online.
In other rooms
Photo: My upcoming serialised novel
- • Signs of old age
- • A little something to remember Mike Culbert
- • Probably the first appearance of brushed metal in the Mac’s interface