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Good news: Hazel 4.4 now support macOS Catalina.

Bad news: Mac apps that make use of Preference panes may need to start making plans to rewrite their software.

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Hellvetica—guaranteed to make graphic designers break out in a cold sweat! 🖥😱

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Yet another reason to GTFO Facebook

How Facebook helps an abusive ex-partner find out your new identity, even after they’ve been blocked

And Facebook have no intention of fixing this. They don’t consider it a bug.

Clearly Facebook users who are using the block functionality in the scenario given above are not properly protecting themselves. If you worry that someone you were previously connected with via the site might be stalking you, the best advice might be to delete your account and start a brand new one under your different name.

That is if you want to remain on Facebook at all…

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Adobe database exposes 7.5 million Creative Cloud users

Ugh. Just as well I’ve enabled two-factor authentication on my account.

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Dear WordPress community, have we lost our collective sanity?

You don’t buy a car just to cross the street every day. You don’t use a blowtorch to light a match. There are appropriate tools for all tasks, and WordPress is no longer suitable for the most basic of websites.

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A New Media is Possible

“This compliance is part of a pattern. Political editors are so pleased to be given ‘insider’ or ‘exclusive’ information that they report it without challenge or question.”

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Why the Facebook News tab shouldn’t be trusted

When you build on someone else’s land, don’t be surprised when you’re bulldozed. And really, given Facebook’s flawless track record of pulling the rug out from under publishers, no one should be surprised.

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net.wars: When we were

As someone who was on CompuServe for a time in the 1990s, I already knew most of this, but it’s fun to revisit and see again just how ahead of its time that service was. Truly a web before the Web.

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I reset my Canon G9 camera to factory defaults, and it’s no longer lagging between shots. That’s a relief, and means I can get several more years of use out of it. 📸

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Disney Is Quietly Placing Classic Fox Movies Into Its Vault

This is disturbing from both an economic viewpoint (for small movie theatres) and a cultural one.