Tag: rants

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Why are browsers so slow?

I understand why rendering a complicated layout may be slow. Or why executing a complicated script may be slow

 549   2016   browsers   programming   rants   software   web

Ellen Lupton’s “Thinking with Type”

Don’t read this book: The book is split into three sections: Letter, Text and Grid. This gives the illusion of structure, but don’t be fooled...

 230   2015   books   design   rants   reading   typography

Stopping

When you cancel a Time Machine backup, it takes some time to stop

 100   2014   interface   rants

The stupid “Compose New Message” Mail.app menu item

Let’s say you’ve right-clicked the Mail.app’s dock icon and want to write a new mail

 130   2014   interface   Mac   rants   text

What is Brick?

So this thing, Brick. What is it? It says

 No comments    89   2014   design   rants   text

The hope for a beautiful iPhone

When I first saw the leaked pictures of iPhone 4, I thought, no way, this cannot be true, it is ugly as hell

 No comments    243   2013   design   iPhone   rants

Linking to where I already am

Every web designer knows that no hyperlink should ever reference a page where I already am. Ah, not true

 No comments    254   2012   Apple   design   interface   rants