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Seriously, Don’t Use Icon Fonts Cloud Four Blog / Ø

Icons are everywhere. These “little miracle workers” (as John Hicks described them) help us reinforce meaning in the interfaces we design and build.

Source: http://blog.cloudfour.com/seriously-dont-use-icon-fonts/ via #ifttt

An 80-Year-Old Prank Revealed, Hiding in the Periodic Table! – Phenomena : Curiously Krulwich / Ø

You wouldn’t know it, because it’s hiding down there at the bottom of the periodic table of elements, but it’s a prank—something a five-year-old might do—and the guy who did it was one of the greatest chemists in America.

Source: http://phenomena.nationalgeographic.com/2015/11/23/an-80-year-old-prank-is-revealed-hiding-in-the-periodic-table/?sf15759139=1 via #ifttt

The Early History of the more Command / Ø

(this article was first published March 4, 1994 on comp.society.folklore, and later published in The ANALYTICAL ENGINE, the Journal of the Computer History Association of California, Volume 1, Number 4, April-June 1994) I was a first-year graduate student at UC Berkeley in 1978.

Source: http://www.danhalbert.org/more.html via #ifttt

Edward Snowden Explains How To Reclaim Your Privacy / Ø

LAST MONTH, I met Edward Snowden in a hotel in central Moscow, just blocks away from Red Square.

Source: http://theintercept.com/2015/11/12/edward-snowden-explains-how-to-reclaim-your-privacy/ via #ifttt

Fix “App is Damaged Can’t Be Opened” Error Messages in Mac OS X / Ø

Some Mac users have discovered they are unable to open some applications downloaded from the Mac App Store. When attempting to open an impacted app in OS X, a message stating “Name.app is damaged and can’t be opened. Delete Name.app and download it again from the App Store.

Source: http://osxdaily.com/2015/11/12/fix-app-is-damaged-cant-be-opened-error-messages-in-mac-os-x/ via #ifttt

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Hello, my name is David Roessli. I am a freelance web designer and developer based in Geneva, Switzerland.

This weblog is an nth attempt to solve my multiple online personalities and weblog/rss feeds burnout issues. (more)


I have been contemplating the idea of upgrading my desktop Mac since this spring. The latest 27" iMac (Quad-Core) seemed the perfect candidate, but the release of Apple's 27" Monitor last September made me stick with the Mac Pro...


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