Programming with Quartz
I tweeted: rentzsch / @rentzsch: I love it when a Google search yields a result in a book that’s sitting on my shelf (in this case Gelphman and Laden’s isbn.nu/0123694736) rentzsch / @rentzsch: Gelphman and Laden’s Programming With Quartz is a fantastic book, by the way. Highly shelfspace-worthy A bunch of other devs chimed in expressing their adoration of David Gelphman’s...
Time Machine Failure
Alan Snyder: I wonder how many people who read this list use Time Machine and, of those, how many have ever checked to see if the Time Machine backup is a faithful copy of the original volume(s). … I can demonstrate one (perhaps pathological) case where Time Machine fails to back up a file. I was able to reproduce Alan’s bug on my machine. Time Machine is great. But...
Average Corporate Lifespan: 40-50 years
Jonah Lehrer: Recently, [Geoffrey West] and Bettencourt, led by this impatience, began exploring yet another subject: the corporation. At first glance, cities and companies look very similar. They’re both large agglomerations of people, interacting in a well-defined physical space. They contain infrastructure and human capital; the mayor is like a C.E.O. But it turns out that cities and...
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