Biggest of the "big cats".

21 Jul 2011 | apple

John Siracusa’s 40,000–word Mac OS X 10.7 Lion: the Ars Technica review:

  • Launchpad If you don’t understand how typing the name of an application into a search box can be so much more difficult than clicking an icon in the Dock, I suggest that you have not spent enough time with novice users. Such users often don’t even know the name of the application they want—or if they do, they don’t know how to spell it.

  • Process model “It doesn’t matter if an application is running or not. You shouldn’t care. Stop thinking about it.”

  • Internals If this is your first time reading an Ars Technica review of Mac OS X and you’ve made it this far, be warned: this section will be even more esoteric than the ones you’ve already read. If you just want to see more screenshots of new or changed applications, feel free to skip ahead to the next section.

  • File System In Lion, what does Apple say to the god of file system death? “Not today.”

  • Auto-correction try to resist the urge to tap the screen

Emmys 2011 Nominations

15 Jul 2011 | hollywood

Tim Surette:

  • Community gets a goose egg. Modern Family actors took up 67 percent of the Supporting Actor nominations.

  • Nominations for TV’s best parents. Friday Night Lights’ Connie Britton and Kyle Chandler were nominated for the second year in a row. These two nominations are the kind that make me beam with pride; I feel like I’ve grown up with them.

  • Glee’s actors were out of tune. No lead acting nominations for the cast of Glee? Good. They don’t deserve it. It was an abomination that they were nominated last year. Singing =/= acting.

And The Forgotten Categories, Outstanding Original Main Title Theme Music, NO Game of Thrones!

Annie

05 Jul 2011 | trust

trst.annie

You’re a star.

Google Plus

02 Jul 2011 | google

I just remember this slide I read last year, Paul Adams: The Real Life Social Network.

Recap from Gina Trapani:

According to Adams, the biggest problem for users on social networks like Facebook is that all your “friends” are in one big bucket. Unlike real life, there’s no way to differentiate how you act and interact with different groups of people in your life.

It’s called Circles.

Incomplete

26 Feb 2011 | this is how

This:

  • Movie or series with made up website that doesn’t exist in real life.

  • Movie or series with no soundtrack list.

  • Song with no lyric page.

The End

24 May 2010 | lost

Lost series finale didn’t give us any explanation to the question that need to be answered. You can’t save him, Jack! You just can’t. Moving on, Dude. Whatever happened, happened. See you in another life, brother.

[update] Why I’m Okay With Not Having All The Answers:

emotionally satisfying, not intellectually satisfying

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