a glimpse into cryptic thought of the reticence
21 Jul 2011 | apple
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.
File System: What does Apple say to the god of file system death? “Not today.”