“What’s the easiest way to keep your laptop running in tip-top shape? Keep it clean, of course! It doesn’t matter how old your Mac is, a clean Mac will always outlast its newer cluttered counterpart.”
via The Complete Guide On How To Clean A Mac – Setapp
Keeping your Mac clean… but probably not the way you thought…
“An oft-asked question by many Mac users is “How do I clean my Mac’s system?” The advice they frequently receive involves things like deleting log files, clearing caches, removing cookies and all manner of other things. There are dozens of utilities that help users do these tasks. So, which one is best? The answer may surprise you: none of them! But why?”
via The myth of the dirty Mac
Although, I have had my Anti-Virus prevent me from opening web pages and downloading stuff so I think I need them, and others agree…
“No software is immune to attack, including macOS. The rising popularity of Apple computers has made them a prime target for malware. And security companies are increasingly offering antivirus for Macs, but do you really need it?”
via Do You Need an Antivirus on a Mac?
In software engineering, rubber duck debugging is a method of debugging code. The name is a reference to a story in the book The Pragmatic Programmer in which a programmer would carry around a rubber duck and debug their code by forcing themselves to explain it, line-by-line, to the duck.
via Rubber duck debugging – Wikipedia
Although, I can’t really imagine that implementing this en masse in my current office landscape will gain much in the effect of not interrupting your colleagues… I imagine sales will step in and stop it before any larger customer can see us… 😀
Header image: “Ty Beanie Duck Programming — It may not be a rubber duck, but I can hug it when it goes really bad!” Own work.
Doctors have placed humans in suspended animation for the first time, as part of a trial in the US that aims to make it possible to fix traumatic injuries that would otherwise cause death.
via Exclusive: Humans placed in suspended animation for the first time | New Scientist
Interesting! This is, of course, one way to refine this technology to decrease bad side effects until it may be mature enough to even use it to go to Saturn…
Unless the side effects are worse than death, but it seems they’ve tested it on animals with good results…
Profound liberation for broken hearts:
“Accept that she isn’t the love of your life, because if she were, she’d still be in it.”
The Flash, Season 5, Episode 2
via Tennessee lawmaker says pornography is “root cause” of school shootings – CNNPolitics
If I was as dumb as Diane Black I’d retort that it’s probably more likely abstinence was a root cause for school shootings… but I’m not, so I’m just going to point out that the wankers that perform school shootings would probably have stayed at home and wanked, had they not gotten their hands (don’t think about where they have been) on guns.
“Be wary of quotes on the Internet.”
– Abraham Lincoln
“As far as I know everybody up here is fully behind you.”
“With daggers in hand.”
/Colony, Season 1, Episode 9
Aquapella: Singing in the Shower!
“OK. If there’s a safe word in Yoga, I’d like to know, because at this point I’d like to say it… Aaaaarghhh!”
/NCIS Los Angeles, Season 7, Episode 7
When chemists die, they barium.