Welcome to the Steve Jobs Theater
Apple Park’s main building — the ring — is simply massive. Driving past it on the way to yesterday’s event, it was hard not to be awed.
5 days ago
Interview: Seth MacFarlane Talks Mission Of ‘The Orville’ And Defends Star Trek: TNG’s Replicators – TrekMovie.com
During The Orville media tour and set visit, TrekMovie had a chance to speak briefly with the show’s creator and star Seth MacFarlane.
startrek  scifi 
16 days ago
The Salami Method
C and C++ are probably the only viable languages for true cross-platform development.
c++  programming 
4 weeks ago
Concurrency in Swift: One possible approach
Chris Lattner's Concurrency in Swift Manifesto
swift  programming 
4 weeks ago
Ten Years Ago
See what the internet was doing ten years ago.
history  web 
6 weeks ago
Boot Buddy – sqwarq
Boot Buddy is a little free utility app written in Swift which allows you to create a bootable USB Installer from a macOS Installer.app.
mac  tools 
7 weeks ago
OneCore to rule them all: How Windows Everywhere finally happened
Microsoft promised developers that Windows would run anywhere. This summer, it finally will.
windows  microsoft 
8 weeks ago
5K Versions of Every Default macOS Wallpaper
Every major version of macOS has come with a new default wallpaper.
mac  images 
9 weeks ago
Kill sticky headers
I hate sticky headers. I want to kill sticky headers. So I made this bookmarklet.
web  tools 
11 weeks ago
John Markoff Interviews Original iPhone Engineering Team Members and Scott Forstall
The second half of the program […] is a one-on-one interview by Markoff of Scott Forstall who led software development for the iPhone.
apple  iphone  history 
12 weeks ago
First Image Of Jason Isaacs From ‘Star Trek: Discovery’
This time they’re giving us the first image of Jason Isaacs as Captain Lorca of the U.S.S. Discovery.
startrek  images 
12 weeks ago
C++ Core Guidelines
The C++ Core Guidelines are a collaborative effort led by Bjarne Stroustrup, much like the C++ language itself.
june 2017
One More Thing: Inside Apple's Insanely Great (or Just Insane) New Mothership
To consolidate his employees, he wanted to create a new campus, a verdant landscape where the border between nature and building would be blurred.
apple  stevejobs 
may 2017
JSON Feed, a format similar to RSS and Atom but in JSON. It reflects the lessons learned from our years of work reading and publishing feeds.
may 2017
Jerry Goldsmith Finally Gets Star On Hollywood Walk of Fame
Yesterday, the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce unveiled a long overdue Walk of Fame star for the late Jerry Goldsmith, who over his five-decades long career composed five Star Trek feature films and themes for two of the TV series.
music  startrek  articles 
may 2017
Hide Mac menu bar icons for free
tools  mac 
may 2017
Alan Kay On Messaging
Smalltalk is not only NOT its syntax or the class library, it is not even about classes. I'm sorry that I long ago coined the term "objects" for this topic because it gets many people to focus on the lesser idea.
smalltalk  programming 
may 2017
Steve Jobs: “All the work that I have done in my life will be obsolete by the time I’m 50”
Steve Jobs, in a documentary filmed in 1994. You can find it in this collection, maintained by the Silicon Valley Historical Association.
stevejobs  apple  videos 
may 2017
Tomb Raider The Dagger Of Xian
Fan Game Tomb Raider 2 Remake by Nicobass
tombraider  games 
may 2017
Five years of Sword & Sworcery: the history of a weird and beautiful game
That evening, Adams had just released his first game, a collaboration with local studio Capy Games and musician Jim Guthrie. It was called Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP
games  articles 
may 2017
Mstdn: Tiny web-based mastodon client for your desktop
Mstdn is a desktop application based on mobile version Mastodon page and Electron framework.
mac  tools 
april 2017
Michael Tsai - Blog - Switching to an iPhone SE
The iPhone SE is much more comfortable in the hand, and especially in the pocket.
apple  iphone 
april 2017
Daring Fireball: The Mac Pro Lives
Apple is currently hard at work on a “completely rethought” Mac Pro, with a modular design that can accommodate high-end CPUs and big honking hot-running GPUs
apple  mac  articles 
april 2017
security / codesign in Sierra: Keychain ignores access control settings and UI-prompts for permission
Starting with macOS Sierra, I can't import a codesign-identity into a keychain with /usr/bin/security any more without usr/bin/codesign UI-prompting for access when using this identity.
ios  mac  xcode 
april 2017
The best hardware to build with Swift is not what you might think
In the previous article I shared some data regarding Swift compiler performance when compared with Objective-C.
swift  xcode 
march 2017
Data Consistency in an Unpredictable World
Pinterest recently completed a rewrite of the iOS app for a faster, cleaner experience. One of the goals of the re-architecture was to move to a completely immutable model layer.
swift  development 
march 2017
The domain consisting of defaults parsed from the application’s arguments. These are one or more pairs of the form -default value included in the command-line invocation of the application.
objective-c  swift 
march 2017
Goldfrapp Brings Back the Synths for 'Ocean' From Upcoming Album: Premiere
Goldfrapp wanted to make its latest album new -- and familiar.
music  goldfrapp 
march 2017
id Software Programming Principles
id Software co-founder John Romero tells the early story of the game company in this GDC 2016 talk
games  history 
february 2017
Everybody Designs: An Agile Approach to Design
I'd like to share my experience as a designer working in a flat organizational structure with teams of engineers, and how we approach design tasks when there are no defined hard lines that segregate responsibilities between individuals.
programming  design 
february 2017
The Difficult Journey of Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan
An untried director, budget cuts, a star killed in the first scene. Star Trek II: The Wrath Of Khan didn't have the makings of a classic.
startrek  movies 
february 2017
World of Monkey Island
A big Monkey Island site with news, forums, comics, punchlines, downloads, walkthroughs, interviews, fan art, and much more.
games  monkeyisland 
february 2017
Loom (or, how Brian Moriarty Proved That Less is Sometimes More)
In April of 1988, Brian Moriarty of Infocom flew from the East Coast to the West to attend the twelfth West Coast Computer Faire and the first ever Computer Game Developers Conference.
games  history 
february 2017
AOL: The Rise and Fall of the First Internet Empire
AOL was one of the early pioneers of the Internet in the mid-1990s, and the most recognized brand on the web in the U.S.
videos  history  technology 
february 2017
First pictures of Alicia Vikander as Lara Croft published online
The first pictures of Alicia Vikander as Lara Croft in MGM and Warner Bros. Tomb Raider.
tombraider  movies 
february 2017
Hello, Lenin? (Berlin, 1997)
This excerpt was adapted from Schadenfreude, A Love Story: Me, the Germans, and 20 Years of Attempted Transformations, Awkward Miscommunications, and Humiliating Situations that Only They Have Words For
february 2017
Whatever happened to Winamp? (which you can still download, by the way)
Fifteen to twenty years ago, Winamp was the MP3 player that everyone used. It was the first MP3 player not to suck: playlists, shuffle, convenience. I asked friends on Facebook earlier and am surprised at how many people I know still swear by it.
history  windows  apps 
february 2017
The 727 that Vanished
Seven years after her brother disappeared from Quatro de Fevereiro International Airport in Angola, Benita Padilla-Kirkland is trying to persuade the FBI to re-open his case
february 2017
Nullsoft, 1997-2004: AOL kills off the last maverick tech company.
When America Online purged its tiny Nullsoft branch of all but three employees this week, it lost arguably the most prolific division of the company.
history  windows  apps 
february 2017
Amelia Earhart's last chapter was as a heroic castaway
There's an entire chapter in Amelia Earhart's life that history ignores, says new research: The legendary American pilot died as a castaway, not in a plane crash.
history  articles 
february 2017
The Case for Deprecating UITableView | Inside PSPDFKit
UICollectionView. Added in iOS 6 (2012), it's almost a perfect superset of UITableView, yet it can do so much more.
ios  programming 
january 2017
GNUstep Developer
Learn how to build Objective-C applications for Linux, Windows, OS X and more with GNUstep.
january 2017
Formatter for Mac
If you work with JSON files in your job on a regular basis, you will likely benefit from my new app, Formatter.
mac  tools  development 
january 2017
Ten years of iPhone
I’ve seen a lot of major product launches and technology changes in my life and career so far, but nothing else I’ve seen has ever come close to the surprise, magic, and magnitude of the first iPhone, and I don’t expect it to be surpassed in my lifetime.
iphone  apple  history 
january 2017
iTunes Artwork Finder by Ben Dodson
To find artwork, simply type the name below and choose the media type and country from the dropdowns.
january 2017
Collection of over 300 4k Tomb Raider Wallpapers
This includes art from all six Classic games, all three Legend games and both Survivor games.
tombraider  games  images 
december 2016
A timeline and publishing platform for the open web.
december 2016
What was the role of MS-DOS in Windows 95?
MS-DOS served two purposes in Windows 95.
- It served as the boot loader.
- It acted as the 16-bit legacy device driver layer.
microsoft  history 
december 2016
Rocket: Web Framework for Rust
Rocket is a web framework for Rust that makes it simple to write fast web applications without sacrificing flexibility or type safety. All with minimal code.
december 2016
Diesel is a Safe, Extensible ORM and Query Builder for Rust
december 2016
OpenSSH updates in macOS 10.12.2
Prior to macOS Sierra, ssh would present a dialog asking for your passphrase and would offer the option to store it into the keychain. This UI was deprecated some time ago and has been removed.
apple  mac 
december 2016
Four different ways to handle SQLite concurrency
Let’s talk about multithreaded applications that store their data in an SQLite database.
programming  swift 
december 2016
An oral history of 'Get a Mac'
How an excruciating seven-month quest for an idea that Steve Jobs didn't hate gave birth to one of the funniest, most effective campaigns in Apple's history
apple  history 
december 2016
TrekMovie Talks to Nicholas Meyer About “Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country”
For the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the release of Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country this week, TrekMovie had the pleasure and honor of speaking with writer/director Nicholas Meyer about the film’s legacy
startrek  articles 
december 2016
Create Xcode playgrounds from your menu bar
mac  xcode 
december 2016
One Last Adventure: Charting the Undiscovered Country
Steve Vivona not only takes a look at the film, but also bring us back to 1991, when fans across the world were able to cap off the franchise’s 25th anniversary with a rousing farewell to the original cast.
startrek  articles  history 
december 2016
Composer Cliff Eidelman Looks Back at Star Trek VI 25 Years Later
Cliff Eidelman, the man who composed the score for Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country, fondly recalls his experience working on the final Star Trek film to star the entire original cast.
startrek  music  history 
december 2016
Killing Lara Croft
Andy Sandham first saw her over Toby Gard’s shoulder. Both men worked as artists at the British game developer Core Design, but on separate projects. Sandham, on a game called Machine Head, hadn’t seen anything of Gard’s Tomb Raider until Gard was ready to show off the character he’d designed and animated.
tombraider  games  history 
december 2016
Doug Jones, Anthony Rapp Join Michelle Yeoh Onboard “Star Trek: Discovery”
Two new stars have joined the crew of the USS Discovery. CBS is confirming that Doug Jones and Anthony Rapp will star in Star Trek: Discovery.
startrek  articles 
november 2016
mulle-objc is a new way to run Objective-C code on various platforms, based on a new compiler and a new runtime.
november 2016
A simple command line interface for the Mac App Store. Designed for scripting and automation.
mac  tools 
october 2016
Broken Sword Never Gets Old
It was late 1997 in Russia, and I was struggling with a pirate copy of Broken Sword: The Shadow of the Templars, the game that was to change my life forever
games  brokensword 
october 2016
OverSight monitors a mac's mic and webcam, alerting the user when the internal mic is activated, or whenever a process accesses the webcam.
mac  tools 
october 2016
The spirit of SCUMM returns in Thimbleweed Park
Thimbleweed Park was successfully kickstarted back in late 2014, and promised a single-player adventure in the style of the LucasArts classics Maniac Mansion and Day of the Tentacle.
games  retro 
october 2016
Guerrillas in the Myst | WIRED
In Myst, brothers Rand and Robyn Miller have given us the first CD-ROM smash hit.
games  history 
october 2016
Monument Valley in Numbers: Year 2 – Medium
In January of 2015 we made the decision to be transparent with how Monument Valley has performed since its release.
october 2016
The Brilliant MI6 Spy Who Perfected the Art of the 'Honey Trap'
During WWII, Betty Pack used seduction to acquire enemy naval codes.
september 2016
A standalone version of the readability library used for Firefox Reader View.
september 2016
Insomnia REST Client
A simple and beautiful REST API client.
september 2016
Hanami | The web, with simplicity.
Hanami is a modern web framework for Ruby.
september 2016
Make the Mac App Store Check for Updates More Frequently
Once per week, the Mac App Store checks for any updates to Mac OS X and any App Store apps and notifies the user that an update is available. What if you need or want to install updates on a more frequent basis?
september 2016
'Abzû' Soundtrack: Composor Austin Wintory On How Music And Gameplay Can Go Hand-In-Hand
One of the core pillars of the game is the music, featuring a score from Grammy-nominated composer Austin Wintory.
games  music 
august 2016
Enter the studio turning Deus Ex and Lara Croft into awesome mobile games
With the Go series, Square Enix Montreal has carved out its own niche, creating something unique in the game development space.
august 2016
Is Bandcamp the Holy Grail of Online Record Stores?
Bandcamp, the online music site known for its equitable treatment of artists, and one of the greatest underground-culture bazaars of our time.
august 2016
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