Apple’s innovations have set off an entire rethinking of how humans interact with machines. Ponder the individual impacts of the book, the newspaper, the telephone, the radio, the tape recorder, the camera, the video camera, the compass, the television, the VCR and the DVD, the personal computer, the cellphone, the video game and the iPod. […]

i cannot believe that Apple Public Relations is mad at me for tweeting about my Ipad and how to get it fixed! steve jobs gave it to me! — Martha Stewart (@MarthaStewart) September 27, 2013

While Jobs’ mission in life was personal computing, and Apple the by-product, Cook’s mission in life is Apple, and iOS 7 was the by-product of his commitment to ensuring that Apple endured. Ben Thompson: Tim Cook is a Great CEO

parislemon: iheartapple2: The Dissection Of A Vintage Mac Want. (I have the disassembled clock print already.)

My favorite comic author just published the first part of a new online graphic novel “Steve & Steve”. Of interest to fans of early computer culture, California in the ’70s, psychedelics. If this describes you, you’ve already clicked.

Apple’s Contacts app has no way to show recently added contacts. Here’s an Automator action that will find contacts new in the last 3 months and add them to a group called “Recent”. Obviously you can choose your own definition of recent!

Have just discovered the loupe in Preview (press the backtick key). Where have you been all my life? — Fraser Speirs (@fraserspeirs) March 26, 2013

So much of what is written about Apple these days is just horseshit meant to draw flies. Don Melton: Regarding fake projects and loyalty tests

That Apple is able to brush aside the Flash debate as yesterday’s news — even accept as a VP someone who was at the heart of that debate, and on the wrong side — shows to me that they’re only looking forward. Manton Reece: Kevin Lynch at Apple via randomwalks/dj