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The strange reason why Apple’s logo has a bite taken out of it, revealed

Plenty of theories have emerged about how the now-famous logo came to be…. But the genius behind the original design has shared the real reason behind it

Reddit Takes Over Popular Subreddit Amid Moderator Protest

The Reddit debacle continues as it replaces the r/malefashionadvice subreddit moderators following their refusal to reopen to the public.

The Art Of Looking Back: A Critical Reflection For Individual Contributors

Discover the importance of critical reflective practice and challenge some beliefs about reflection and its role in our work and growth. Kristian Mikhel suggests a critical reflective routine for individual contributors and gives some practical recommendations that will make reflection meaningful and actionable.

Good code is like a love letter to the next developer who will maintain it.

I say “good code is like a love letter to the next developer who will maintain it”. It is an intimate correspondence, from one developer to another, spanning time and space.

Why everyone should be running the latest betas on their Apple devices

But I’ve changed my tune about public betas. You might not want to throw caution entirely to the wind, but it’s the summer of 2023, and I think if you want to install an Apple beta, you should just go ahead and do it. Really.

From topography to typography: How a graphic designer’s love of Aptos inspired the next ubiquitous commercial typeface

Steven Matteson’s font Aptos, named for an area of Santa Cruz County he came to appreciate deeply as an escape during a stint over the hill, will be the default for the hundreds of millions who use Microsoft products such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

No More Secrets

This project provides a command line tool called nms that recreates the famous data decryption effect seen on screen in the 1992 hacker movie Sneakers. For reference, you can see this effect at 0:35 in this movie clip.

Google will switch on its cookie-replacing tools for Chrome developers next week

The search giant will start enabling its new privacy-focused APIs on July 24th, with the goal of phasing out third-party cookies entirely by Q3 2024.

Killed by Meta

An Archive of Discontinued Services and Apps By Meta (Previously Facebook)

JPEG XL: How It Started, How It’s Going

For a standard that’s not even three years old, this was a major win. Or rather, it’s a win for the web community, for photographers and artists, as well as for those of us who created the codec.

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