Mac OS X Welcome Videos

Up until Snow Leopard, new versions of Mac OS X would play a welcome video during installation. These helped set the stage for the new operating system. Cheetah, Puma and Jaguar shared a video that highlighted the new Aqua interface. Source: Mac OS X Welcome Videos I miss these little delights.

Artificial Intelligence Just Broke Steve Jobs’ Wall of Secrecy

Secrecy doesn’t play in AI research. And as it happens, AI is more important to the future of tech giants like Apple than any other. The post Artificial Intelligence Just Broke Steve Jobs’ Wall of Secrecy appeared first on WIRED . Source: Artificial Intelligence Just Broke Steve Jobs’ Wall of Secrecy

An oral history of the “Get a Mac” ads ↦

It’s been ten years since the premiere of the “Get a Mac” ads featuring John Hodgman and Justin Long, and Douglas Quenqua of Campaign US has interviewed the principles for the story of how the campaign was conceived, cast, and—most frighteningly of all—judged by Steve Jobs. Source: An oral history of the “Get a Mac” ads ↦

Minecraft Hour of Code Tutorials Now Available Online

Today marks the first day of Computer Science Education Week. Microsoft and Code.org have released a new Minecraft Coding tutorial to inspire all young people to try coding. This tutorial was created by “Minecraft” game designers at Mojang and Microsoft, in partnership with Code.org. Source: Minecraft Hour of Code Tutorials Now Available Online Something I’ll definitely be trying with Alex.

If You Want Him to Put Down the iPad, You Must Become the Pony

Each day, millions of parents try to limit their children’s screen time , but the allure of TVs and tablets seems almost impossible for some kids to resist. Thankfully, there’s now a solution to this daily struggle: You simply become The Pony. Source: If You Want Him to Put Down the iPad, You Must Become the Pony I wonder if this will get Alex off Overwatch and Battlefield 1?

George Lucas Likes Rogue One More Than Force Awakens, and Other Fun Facts We Learned This Weekend

Image: Film Frame. © 2016 Lucasfilm Ltd. All Rights Reserved. We attended the Rogue One: A Star Wars Story press event over the weekend, ahead of the movie’s release next week. Spoilers were, of course, verboten—but fun facts and random nuggets were not. Source: George Lucas Likes Rogue One More Than Force Awakens, and Other Fun Facts We Learned This Weekend I’m starting to get excited about watching this next week.

PowerBook to MacBook Pro

Jason Snell, at Macworld: In a moment of somewhat unexpected nostalgia at its most recent media event, Apple pointed out that it was the 25th anniversary of the PowerBook. (It’s good to know that, 27 years later, Apple still would rather nobody remember the Mac Portable.) I’ve been a Mac laptop user since the original PowerBook era. Source: PowerBook to MacBook Pro My first Mac was the 12″ PowerBook G4. I remember seeing my friend’s iBook and at the time I was looking for a new computer. I’d always been a PC person, building my own computers (watercooling and the …

Life Gets (a Lot) Better When You Stop Giving a F*ck

You don’t have to fit in. You are not required to be like everybody. Don’t fit in if it hurts. Don’t be afraid to embrace your true authentic self. Don’t fear how the world will percieve you. Whilst others are trying to fit in with the rest of the world, make the world fit in with you. Source: Life Gets (a Lot) Better When You Stop Giving a F*ck

The Most Iconic Muhammad Ali Photo Ever Taken is Up for Auction

Neil Leifer ‘s photograph of Muhammad Ali standing over a knocked out Sonny Liston is, without a doubt, the most iconic image of the heavyweight champion ever captured. And now, you can own the photographer’s own print of the photo, signed by Ali himself. Source: The Most Iconic Muhammad Ali Photo Ever Taken is Up for Auction Definitely one of the greatest photos of the greatest.

‘Designed by Apple in California’ Book Alongside Actual Products

There aren’t many people other than Stephen Hackett who could have made this video. ★ I got my ‘Designed by Apple in California’ book a couple of weeks ago. It’s still in its box and Apple Store bag. I’ve got a product shoot in a couple of weeks that I’m hoping to use as an opportunity to record an unboxing video.