Paying for the Services You Love

Paying for the Services You Love
I signed up for Pinboard a decade ago and at the time I was able to pay once for lifetime access. Since then I've used the site on and off as a way to save my links for later. In the past year I've started a newsletter all about interesting

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Yes, Chrome Uses More RAM than Safari, but How Much More?

Yes, Chrome Uses More RAM than Safari, but How Much More?
This video is really asking for trouble. I did my own test to see how much RAM Safari and Chrome use when opening a bunch of tabs, and shared the results here. I did this becuase this article was flaoting around this past week and it suggested that Chrome was

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The Problem is the People

If you got two strangers (a Democrat and a Republican, a Cubs fan and a Sox fan, a Christian and and atheist, whatever) to sit down and have lunch together, odds are they would have a relatively pleasant time. They would maybe approach some topics that they disagreed on, but

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The Story You Want to Read, and the Actual Story

This article has been making the rounds the past week or so: I bet you have more than 2 tabs open right now, I sure have more. So here's a stress test where I open 54 tabs while measuring the impact on my Mac's RAM and CPU.The article goes

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iPads, MacBooks, Aspect Ratios, and Window Chrome

With my recent purchase of a MacBook Air, I now have two 13” computers in my life, the MacBook Air and iPad Pro (2018). What I find really interesting is that while my iPad Pro feels almost too expansive sometimes, the MacBook Air feels very cramped by comparison. Why is

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Why Did I, an iPad Megafan, get a New MacBook Air?

Why Did I, an iPad Megafan, get a New MacBook Air?
Long story short, making YouTube videos is much easier for me on a Mac, and my old Mac Mini was the weak link in my production process. The video below includes: What exact model I gotBenchmarks (web, Geekbench, and video render times)Why now is a good time to get

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Matt Goes Back to the Mac? Sorta.

Matt Goes Back to the Mac? Sorta.
Last month I made this video in which I showed how I make my YouTube videos, and sheepishly showed off my 2012 Mac Mini that was the heart of the operation. I said in the video that I was getting by with it, and that I did not want to

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You Can’t Do That Because of This!

A few weeks ago I retweeted this because it aligned with my feelings on a moment from The Last Jedi that I enjoyed. TLJ Luke gives me more hope than any depiction. Hope doesn’t have to be an X-wing or a lightsaber swinging to the rescue. Luke puts both

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