2019-02-23: Made cheeseburgers and scrambled eggs for dinner. :9 Turned out really well, nailed the time in the …

2019-02-23: Thanks for letting me know that Windows S is actually just a switch. From the warnings “WSL …

2019-02-23: The one thing that bad Apple support experience recently has done is turn that nascent “I …

2019-02-23: Also, could one upgrade an MS Surface Laptop to “proper” Windows 10 so I could run …

2019-02-23: I wish I was more knowledgeable about the current generation of hardware buzzwords and which …

2019-02-23: Went virtual “window shopping” for a Windows ultrabook that also doubles for gaming and …

2019-02-22: I just got another Brazilian e-mail. The “my e-mail address on a fucking stranger’s …

2019-02-22: rubber baby bubby bumpers. dammit.

2019-02-22: Where do I set the intensity of the Apple Watch’s “stand up” warnings again? I …

2019-02-22: Fun fact: std::unique_ptr sets itself to NULL first, then calls the destructor (std::shared_ptr …

2019-02-22: C++ destructors have a split soul: RAII objects whose constructor ensures an important operation …

2019-02-21: Found my Github upload bug: I had a bug in the regex that was extracting the upload URL from the …

2019-02-21: Sometimes I wonder what would happen if I suddenly was no longer permitted to eat certain kinds of …

2019-02-21: Important Touch Bar trick: You can just touch down on the initial volume/brightness buttons and …

2019-02-21: Apple’s hotline is horrible. I got the number from the store, and the phone menu then …

2019-02-21: OK, just got out of the queue. They sent a code to the e-mail address involved, I read it out over …

2019-02-21: I never added my e-mail address to that Apple ID, by the way, I just started getting order …

2019-02-21: On phone with Apple support to get my e-mail removed from someone else’s Apple ID. “We …

2019-02-21: Bonus points if those git repository-backed tools are lightweight and easy to install on a Mac …

2019-02-21: Any recommendations for apps/tools whose data eventually ends up in a git repository? Thinking …

2019-02-21: “And the moral of the story is that bands with no talent can easily entertain morons with a …

2019-02-21: Anyone out there have experience with uploading a binary as a release to Github using curl? I can …

2019-02-20: TIL that macOS comes with the XML parser xmllint and textutil for converting HTML to text for use in …

2019-02-20: So tempted to photoshop a different similar-looking object into this ad XD

2019-02-20: Song of the day: Soft Cell, Down in the Subway www.youtube.com/watch

2019-02-20: Did C always have enum? I remember when I started out everything being done with #define and was …

2019-02-19: I’m curious: Who of my followers here would take on the job of porting a Carbon app to Cocoa …

2019-02-19: Given C/C++ needs a semicolon after many type declarations to indicate I’m not trying to …

2019-02-19: I like how some Git servers actually print out a status message indicating the URL of the merge …

2019-02-17: Was wondering why NSTextFinder seemed so unfamiliar given I’d already done a find bar in the …

2019-02-17: Anyone know how I can force a Sketch export to be square? Like, I have a 268x268 image, I export it …

2019-02-15: Star Trek: Discovery Season 2 is interesting. Far from perfect, but I like how they’re walking …

2019-02-15: Meluist will be doing an exceptional Sunday stream this weekend, good for those of you who are …

2019-02-15: Song of the day: Faith no More - Epic www.youtube.com/watch

2019-02-15: Just tried out that fun bug again where, after a restart, the MacBook forgets that the headphones …

2019-02-15: I hopethe next macOS release focuses on metal/windowserver fixes. This is my second screen every …

2019-02-12: So stacksmith.org has now been sort of restored, and a hopefully not quite as broken build can be …

2019-02-10: Have been playing with Github Pages recently. Pretty smooth experience. But now I’m wondering …

2019-02-09: I had nearly forgotten the Inhumanoids animated TV show. Now it’s all coming back to me: …

2019-02-09: So I can’t find how to call setupterm() from Swift. It seems import Darwin.ncurses …

2019-02-09: Ah. Forgot the call to refresh(), though that takes over the entire screen instead of just …

2019-02-09: Anyone have success using ncurses with Swift to output colored text? I found Swift tutorials for …

2019-02-09: One heads-up though: Be sure to do an apt upgrade once you’ve installed Windows Subsystem for …

2019-02-09: Of course, as soon as I’d finished installing Jekyll on my Windows box, I noticed Apple had …

2019-02-09: Also, Windows Subsytem for Linux basically comes from the Windows app store. You have to turn on the …

2019-02-09: Installed Windows Subsystem for Linux on my Windows PC today. I didn’t expect it to be this …

2019-02-09: Also would be cool if Unix’s man tool could somehow be told to offer to run toolname …

2019-02-09: Also would be cool if Unix had NSAttributedString-style custom attributes that can be attached to …

2019-02-09: It would be cool if Unix had a built-in cheat sheet functionality. Like manpages, showing a …

2019-02-08: I have a code for the Final Fantasy XIV Online Starter Edition I don’t need, if anyone wants …

2019-02-08: That eternal argument between UI text writers whether “split vertically” means “split with a …

2019-02-08: summt Das ist alles nur ne Cloud, und das ist alles gar nicht meines …

2019-02-07: That heart attack when a merge request has 700 commits, and the relief when you realize that it was …

2019-02-05: TIL: The ANSI/ISO C++11 standard defines decltype(), not typeof(). The latter is a GCC/LLVM …

2019-02-04: Ich weiss nicht, woher die Clowns der Firma „Outspot“ meine E-Mail-Adresse haben, aber selbst wenn …

2019-02-03: So yeah, it’s pretty much pizza dough on the inside, and outside crust is a bit too dry, but both …

2019-02-03: Hadn’t realized I was out of bread, so thought “I can make pizza, how hard can bread be?” … …

2019-02-02: I never before realized how much of the software tools I’m used to on my Mac are Unix-only, …

2019-02-01: Kenne ich irgendwen hier in München, der PCs reparieren kann? Hab die einfachen Sachen schon …

2019-01-31: I hadn’t seen this before. Such a beautiful Mark Hamill-fest: www.youtube.com/watch

2019-01-31: So, for the next week or two I’ll be a PC user. Then I’ll have the privilege of paying …

2019-01-30: Song I had never heard just came up in my shuffled iTunes library. It was from that U2 album Apple …

2019-01-30: Is it possible to make a variadic C++ template that doesn’t rely on params? I’d like to …

2019-01-30: As a kid, there was a new Titanic, Ulysses, etc. movie every couple years, so I’m not too …

2019-01-29: Song of the day: Screamin’ Yah Hawkins: Little Demon. I have no idea what this song is about, …

2019-01-29: Any of you know the difference between a docker image and a docker container? Most of the docs seem …

2019-01-27: Sorry. Don’t usually mean to spew venom like that.

2019-01-27: I have 55 minutes of “playtime” on Elite Dangerous now, just for the attempts to get …

2019-01-27: Dear Elite: Dangerous devs: Fix your effin’ account creation/key redeem page, it just spins …

2019-01-27: Finally wrote a blog post that was good enough to post again: Sandboxed macOS X login items with XPC …

2019-01-26: What do people use for system-wide keyboard shortcuts these days on macOS? I.e. I’d need a …

2019-01-25: Right now, someone at Amazon is prolly going „Why is BioWare‘s account suddenly spinning up so many …

2019-01-25: Huh. Java just notified me that I hadn’t used it in 6 months and offered to uninstall it. …

2019-01-23: I always assumed the engines at the back of a space shuttle were just burning low during landing …

2019-01-23: Wasn’t there some dancefloor version of the Bobby Goldsboro song “Honey”? Who was …

2019-01-23: Just saw a library that implemented its smart pointer’s assignment operator as: if …

2019-01-23: Westernhagen’s Version von “Mackie Messer” ist immer noch bizarr. Aber das macht …

2019-01-21: Wasn’t there a plan once to do a “Jinx” spinoff movie from James Bond? Whatever …

2019-01-21: TIL: Holding down the ‘fn’ key shows the F-Keys on the touch bar. Now if only I knew a …

2019-01-21: TIL: C++ distinguishes between “default-initialization” (which is “do …

2019-01-20: Goodness the WWDC16 jacket soaks up water. When I took it outta the washing machine, I thought …

2019-01-20: My iPhone can create several alarms with names, but why not timers? Why do I always have to re-set …

2019-01-19: If I wanted to build some Unix tool from source without screwing up my macOS … is there …

2019-01-18: Into the Spider-Verse: A new entry in the proud category of translating a movie title into German by …

2019-01-17: CLion’s Git integration offers “smart checkout”, i.e. what I’ve been asking …

2019-01-16: What is Thor’s least favorite Kylie Minogue song? I should be so Loki.

2019-01-16: What I wasn’t aware of: C++’s for (auto foo : collection) { … } loops also work …

2019-01-16: OMG Spidey trailer: www.youtube.com/watch <3

2019-01-16: Interesting usability dilemma: Unix has Ctrl+C in Terminal to abort. GUIs use Ctrl+C to copy. Write …

2019-01-13: Many know the story of the original “Dune” novel from the movie. If that’s all you …

2019-01-13: Are there any texts about the thread-safety in Objective-C’s class-loading? I’m kind of …

2019-01-12: I love peeks into big projects like this question on Stack Overflow: …

2019-01-12: Working on modernizing github.com/uliwitnes… – have a separate daemon now with …

2019-01-12: Here is an example of this Stick Fight game: clips.twitch.tv/Amazonian… SO cute.

2019-01-12: There’s a totally crazy and charming game called “Stick Fight” wherer you are one …

2019-01-11: Song of the day: www.youtube.com/watch

2019-01-10: Recently wishing a lot that traditional C/C++ headers didn’t “leak” symbols and …

2019-01-09: You can really have some fun in Spider-Man stealthing: clips.twitch.tv/ProudWitt… (be sure to …

2019-01-09: Some hilarious things on Mel’s stream today: clips.twitch.tv/Outstandi… (make sure to …

2019-01-09: Another neat large codebase navigation trick: pause the app in the debugger when whatever …

2019-01-09: As a full-time programmer for > 12 years, my favorite trick is still using search to navigate …

2019-01-09: Uli’s rule of UI design: never leave an empty list view, table view or other pane empty: Put …

2019-01-09: Uli’s rule of API design: If you provide a userData parameter/property (refCon, userContext, …

2019-01-09: It has been [0] days since I triggered a build by accidentally brushing a finger over the touch bar. …

2019-01-08: Cool CLion feature: Make one breakpoint disabled until another has been hit. Lets you skip all these …

2019-01-07: Seriously, if you have a hankering for a new Spider-Man movie, the new PlayStation Spider-Man game …

2019-01-07: Wait, we really never took pictures of the backside of the moon? Was someone afraid of being mooned …

2019-01-06: I’m used to clicking away iTunes’ “play the episode now?” when I buy …

2019-01-06: Fun dream tonight: Was traveling to space in an SUV that needed to be catapulted to escape velocity. …

2019-01-06: Sadly, that SMLoginItemSetEnabled() solution didn’t solve my issue, my app still randomly …

2019-01-05: My best asset for solving problems in programming is still sleeping over it for a night. Like …

2019-01-05: This is a gorgeous video for “shake it off”: www.youtube.com/watch

2018-12-29: By the way: SOMA is free on GOG.com right now. It’s a good, slightly scary Scifi game with a …

2018-12-28: Why did they rename You Don’t Know Jack to Binjpipe?

2018-12-28: Any of you using the new NetNewsWire already? The one that @brentsimmons rewrote in Swift? I’m …

2018-12-28: Designing programming language syntax, I check what other character is on an operator’s key …

2018-12-27: Dear Apple, why does an iPad with iOS 11 show “activate iCloud for iBooks” which then …

2018-12-26: Song of the day: Jonah Lewie, Stop the Cavalry: www.youtube.com/watch

2018-12-26: I was also surprised to find that file associations on Windows are usually handled by the installer …

2018-12-26: This is different from my home-turf of macOS, where all support files are (effectively) located …

2018-12-26: A while ago I was surprised to find that Windows apps usually find their files relative to the …

2018-12-25: Ha! The Overwatch folks are doing their Yule Log video loop again: www.twitch.tv/playoverw… …

2018-12-24: Do client apps like that already exist? With video filtering/viewing as a YouTube replacement? I …

2018-12-24: Hear me out: Micro blogs (like micro.blog and Mastodon) are a federated Twitter. Micro blogs could …

2018-12-24: Such a sad story: loadingartist.com/comic/out…

2018-12-22: OK, I was dumb and had forgotten to actually tick one last checkbox. Took the opportunity to shorten …

2018-12-22: So yeah, that was an elegant podcast backup and restore. Except that Github closed the connection …

2018-12-21: BTW — can anyone on Mastodon try if they can follow @uliwitness@microblog.ulik.at ? I can’t …

2018-12-21: Related: Currently uploading 1.65 GB of my and @winnie’s German TV show review podcast …

2018-12-21: Huh. Github gives me 1GB LFS storage and bandwidth as part of my paid account (which is a little …

2018-12-21: Favorite thing about CLion (and AppCode) that I had completely forgotten: Those lines that show you …

2018-12-19: OH: “We use spaces instead of tabs so when we talk about tabs in browsers everyone knows what …

2018-12-19: Yay! We’re beta! And I even got to write a little blog post to introduce it: …

2018-12-18: Say, any of you have unit tests that require running a separate command line tool as part of the …

2018-12-18: Hmm… seems I found a bug where capturing an NSError** that is a parameter in an ObjC block and …

2018-12-16: This article also doubles as a tutorial to Xcode’s Git integration: Solo Delelopers Need …

2018-12-16: I would prefer to back up the entire podcast site (with edit history) to one place so it’s …

2018-12-16: So how do you folks back up your podcast web sites? I currently have the Jekyll files in a Git …

2018-12-16: Swift badly needs to do something about its numeric types. Having to cast wildly between Double() …

2018-12-13: I didn‘t know DuckDuckGo generated QR codes for you.

2018-12-12: I wasn’t aware there was a two-liner in C++ to read an entire file into a std::string: …

2018-12-12: Calling ObjC methods that are shorter versions of a long method (like -foo:bar:baz:boff:, …

2018-12-12: OH: “Only when a mosquito has landed on your balls, will you realize that violence is not …

2018-12-12: Folks, don’t underestimate how important a unique name for your open source project is. Try …

2018-12-11: myArray.forEach { foo in if foo.ignore {return} foo.doSomething() } Do you add a comment that return …

2018-12-11: I know pasting multiple lines in a one-line field is a mean thing to do, still, I was surprised:

2018-12-10: Would be awesome if the defaults command line tool was geared more towards use in shell scripts. …

2018-12-09: Is there any good beginners’ motion graphics design package? I tried iMovie, but it is too …

2018-12-07: Is there a way to prevent Xcode’s “live issue” boxes from madly re-wrapping my …

2018-12-06: There’s really no ‘Lyta Alexander hissing “pain!”’ GIF out there? …

2018-12-05: Thea von Harbou, the unknown woman who wrote “Metropolis”: …

2018-12-05: When you call an instance method from a static method, Swift’s error message …

2018-12-04: Ich will ne App, die meine Uhr eine Haltestelle bevor ich aussteigen muss zum Summen bringt.

2018-12-04: So for Swift.Set it’s called insert(), but for Swift.Dictionary it’s called …

2018-12-04: So ghow do you folks map error enums (with possibly attached values) to strings? A big honkin’ …

2018-12-04: In Swift, Set’s insert() method has a return value. Had totally missed that.

2018-12-03: Not sure I get the rationale behind Kotlin’s primary constructor. It seems like it’s …

2018-12-03: Oooo… looks like micro.blog folks can now follow those on Mastodon, and vice versa :D …

2018-11-30: Catchy tune: www.youtube.com/watch

2018-11-30: I don’t understand what std:: launder does. The description: …

2018-11-28: So … we may have just released an alpha of the Swift support for our fast database library: …

2018-11-28: TIL about the “security error” Terminal command. Useful when SecXXX API returns weird results.

2018-11-28: I still find itfunny that TARGET_OS_MAC is true for iPhones, and TARGET_OS_IPHONE for Apple TV and …

2018-11-28: Und das nicht schlecht, und auch nicht nur einmal: Überzetzung: www.youtube.com/watch Original: …

2018-11-28: Juliane Werding hat auch ein paar einfach deutsche Versionen existierender englischer Lieder …

2018-11-28: Aus der Kategorie “Lieder-Zwillinge, bei der Geburt getrennt”: Marianne Faithfull: …

2018-11-27: Song of the day: www.youtube.com/watch The Highwaymen: Highwayman This ballad gives off such a …

2018-11-27: “When the heroin runs out… into the moor” — wait what? Oh, heroinE! #theincomparable …

2018-11-27: I’m surprised to see that Xcode includes a .tbd for sqlite3. Is it now OK to link to the system’s …

2018-11-25: Micro.blog now crossposts to both Twitter and Mastodon. I missed when that was added <3

2018-11-25: In fact, I’d even go so far and say that She-Ra is more interesting starting with a mystery …

2018-11-25: One small detail about the new Dreamworks She-Ra series I found spot-on: They mention the word …

2018-10-14: RT @Aleen: Unrelatedly, JK Rowling’s books would have been so much better if they’d been …

2018-09-25: The game “Control” looks really interesting. Not sure it’s story-heavy enough and …

2018-09-24: Doing the backup before the Mojave update.

2018-09-23: Song of the day: www.youtube.com/watch Dr. Hook - Cover of the Rolling Stone

2018-09-23: Wie sagte ein Schulfreund von mir mal: “Ein Wetter zum Helden Zeugen!” Im Ernst: …

2018-09-23: I understand the reasons behind micro.blog not having reposts (to avoid blindly reposting outrage …

2018-09-21: Anyone out there take nighttime photos with an iPhone camera? Unhappy with the low-light performance …

2018-09-19: RT @pgor I still find people writing their own unit conversion code. NSMeasurement has been …

2018-09-19: Streaming Spider-Man like every weekday morning around this time. Come watch and chat! …

2018-09-18: So ‘sudo killall -9 Spotlight’ made that “Spotlight is using Safari’s …

2018-09-17: I kinda like like the idea of using queen/drone in tech docs instead of master/slave. Expresses the …

2018-09-17: Very pretty countryside <3

2018-09-10: If you like slightly fantastic crime novels, my favorite novel is now available in English: Dr. …

2018-09-08: They changed the platform for my tram. Was afraid the line was out of order and I‘d have to walk.

2018-09-05: The poor millionaires want us to write to our governments so they can keep exploiting the way our …

2018-09-02: The bridge is still there today. Crossing the cleft. So is the boulder, right next to it. It is the …

2018-09-02: The devil disappears in a puff of smoke, his angry scream echoing between the mountains. The …

2018-09-02: His eyes widen. What has happened?! He lurches aside as the boulder thunders to the ground, just a …

2018-09-02: As the devil passes a scrawny old woman, she takes out her knitting needle. Reaching up towards the …

2018-09-02: In anger the devil lifts up a huge boulder and marches towards the bridge, boulder on his back, to …

2018-09-02: Suddenly, a clever farmer unties his goat, slaps it on its hindquarters, and before anyone knows …

2018-09-02: The villagers realize they will have to decide who crosses the bridge first, to face eternal …

2018-09-02: The devil wanted the first soul to cross the newly-built bridge. At miraculous speed, the „devil‘s …

2018-09-02: After another failed attempt, the master-builder got desperate about the bridge and angrily yelled …

2018-09-02: Several times, the citizens attempted to build a bridge across, but the cleft was too steep and the …

2018-09-02: There once was a town, cut off from the surrounding settlements by a deep rock cleft. It was so deep …

2018-09-02: There once was a town, cut off from the surrounding settlements by a deep rock cleft. It was so deep …

2018-08-28: Didn’t know Weird Al Yankovic had recorded a version of “Mmm Mmm Mmm mmm” …

2018-08-26: Was annoyed someone named “Content Paradise” kept spamming me. Turns out that’s …

2018-08-25: Just saw these protocol-tags in some code: @protocol ROCKImpersonatable @end @protocol …

2018-08-25: Just saw these protocol-tags in some code: @protocol ROCKImpersonatable @end @protocol …

2018-08-25: I get why they moved system update on Mojave back into system preferences, to make it more like iOS. …

2018-08-25: How do Common games these days determine the XP you get for a mission? Do they just assign a fixed, …

2018-08-25: Hmm… überlege, ob ich heute Abend nicht in irgendeinem Restaurant hier in München was essen gehe … …

2018-08-25: Best gift I’ve received today: cool air and rain. I finally feel human again. I think I might …

2018-08-25: Short reminder: Overwatch is half off for the weekend, and there’s a free weekend on right …

2018-08-24: Due to recent events, song of the day will be: www.youtube.com/watch

2018-08-24: Buckminsterfullerene Maiden

2018-08-24: I wasn’t aware NSData had initWithBase64EncodedString/Data: and …

2018-08-24: Only just realized that an e-mail address is not a special case of a URL, it is a totally standard …

2018-08-22: “Would you like me to show you a Captain Picard trick?” — Matt Rowbotham, The Post …

2018-08-22: Since I am reserving Horizon: Zero Dawn for play on stream (1am - 4am PST, on …

2018-08-21: If you know anyone who plays “Raft”, please convince them that the shark is a she and …

2018-08-21: Thinking I should probably retire the “Too bad they never made those Star Wars prequels in the …

2018-08-20: I wonder what the original use case for permitting app icon switching in iOS (with that confirmation …

2018-08-20: “Right as rain” is such a beautiful turn of phrase. I know exactly what it means, how …

2018-08-19: Anyone remember what the attribute((foo)) magic was to get Clang to specify the actual name a …

2018-08-18: I regret making some test projects in Swift … I haven’t touched them in a few years and …

2018-08-17: I’m always amazed how many chronically sick people are streaming on Twitch. I’m glad …

2018-08-17: RT @Laharrisonmusic@mastodon.social: How does a woolly mammoth like its hotdog? With a little …

2018-08-17: TIL that Sega apparently turned down the hardware that would eventually become the Nintendo 64, as …

2018-08-16: I wonder if there are web sites that let you list currently available Mac models by thermal output …

2018-08-16: Programmers! What tricks do you use that make your code more maintainable? Thinking of things like: …

2018-08-16: “Papers, please” isn’t just a game anymore, it’s an entire game genre. The …

2018-08-16: Any Sketch․app pros out there? Just remembered I recently tried to write text on the side of a …

2018-08-15: Daniel Faraday from Lost is not just Jesus on American Gods, but also on the last season of Sleepy …

2018-08-15: Oh, I think I found a solution for my PC/PS4 audio issue: The screen I use with my PS4 has audio …

2018-08-15: Anyone have recommendations on how to output PS4 and PC audio to the same headset (while the headset …

2018-08-14: That thing where you think “oh, the computer complained about fewer things wrong with my code …

2018-08-13: Given how fast this little bugger was, I think I get why Sonic was invented:

2018-08-13: Seit wann ist am Circus Krone eine LED-Werbetafel?

2018-08-12: Remember the 90ies X-Men animated series with its great theme song? Yeah, if you were German, you …

2018-08-12: Just as a public service announcement because I was reminded of how confusing changes like this can …

2018-08-11: Some technical terms don’t register in English the way they would in German for me. Like …

2018-08-11: That thing where, by the time you get your glasses, all the yelling is basically over, and you …

2018-08-11: Interesting Stack Exchange thread on pre-colonial Native American life: …

2018-08-10: I’m streaming Horizon: Zero Dawn again! Let’s take another Cauldron! …

2018-08-10: Tip: If you want to import some iTunes movies from a shared iTunes library to your local Mac, but it …

2018-08-10: Luckily the web archive archived the majority of my posts, so after the total site loss, I was able …

2018-08-10: Thought I was nearly done restoring all my blog posts to orangejuiceliberationfront.com - then …

2018-08-09: It’s not just an american trend…

2018-08-09: I’m wondering: Most ISPs include an e-mail address in their offerings, don’t they? Why …

2018-08-09: What does this Emoji hand gesture even mean? 💁‍♀️ “information desk”? I guess …

2018-08-08: There’s a featurette among the Westworld S2 extras, “Bring yourself back online: …

2018-07-31: Song of the day: Paddy goes to Holyhead www.youtube.com/watch #songOfTheDay

2018-07-31: Streaming some more robo-dinos! twitch.tv/uliwitnes…

2018-07-30: There is a game whose sole purpose to simulate a single Munich bus line… If I didn’t …

2018-07-30: Okay, streaming even more Horizon: Zero Dawn twitch.tv/uliwitnes… Feel free to lurk, or even …

2018-07-29: There’s an awesome fan-made Day of the Tentacle sequel out …

2018-07-28: What has two thumbs and slept through the lunar eclipse ?

2018-07-27: The only “downside” about the news that Altered Carbon was renewed for a Season 2 with …

2018-07-27: I miss Freddy Mercury. Luckily, I have his awesome songs stuck in my head: www.youtube.com/watch …

2018-07-27: Long thang? 😏

2018-07-26: My little crafts project: finally add a coin purse to my wallet by cutting into its outside and …

2018-07-25: STD vector. tee hee hee. #cPlusPlusClassesSaidOutLoud

2018-07-25: Ich liebe, dass “Paradebeispiel” das “Pr…” so am Anfang hat, genauso …

2018-07-25: So after 10 macOS releases, Steam finally updated the window widgets to the look of the current OS. …

2018-07-24: Is there a drawing app for Mac or Windows that doesn’t just let me create a graphic with …

2018-07-23: Goodness I just got so scared I stood upright in my bed! Turns out the creepy scratching sounds at …

2018-07-22: Dark thought of the day: Do you think twins ever realise one of them was unplanned?

2018-07-22: Remember the TV series “Mutant X” Marvel slyly sold behind Fox’s back? With …

2018-07-21: Why are there no standardized sockets for ceiling lights? Just make it so I can click in my ceiling …

2018-07-21: Ooooh… Star Trek Discovery Season 2 trailer: streamable.com/wf3mu Warning: It gives the premise of …

2018-07-20: I wonder where Moonlight would have gone, storywise, had it not been cancelled. Particularly, would …

2018-07-19: Anyone know what happens if a UIView/CALayer becomes huge? Do you just end up on the software …

2018-07-18: When ASEA and Brown Boveri merged into ABB, they totally missed the opportunity to call themselves …

2018-07-17: If you liked the Birds of Prey TV live-action series, you may enjoy this little clip: …

2018-07-17: This is a neat Uncharted “fan film”: youtu.be/v5CZQpqF_… Now make a real movie, …

2018-07-14: Interesting: If you ask NSWorkspace what application to open a Folder with, it correctly says …

2018-07-11: NB - It’s totally OK if the model you show to your users is not the model your code has under …

2018-07-10: Telltale is having a sale: www.humblebundle.com/store/pro… (partner link of a friend). …

2018-07-09: Dreamed solution to my window resize notification and button actions not being sent problem: I had …

2018-07-09: Also, like all Assassin’s Creed games I’ve played so far, they have lots of …

2018-07-09: You can tell Assassin’s Creed: Liberation is an older game. The tutorial messages are onscreen …

2018-07-09: Thought I’d play a little with creating an app. Can’t get window resize/move …

2018-07-08: grumbles about Xcode UI tests 2/3rds of the time the record button just stays disabled, another 6th …

2018-07-05: Having trouble with coming up with a talk topic for the Macoun conference, and the deadline is soon. …

2018-07-05: FritzBox Repeaters have a pretty nice setup experience if you own a FritzBox: It’s the usual …

2018-07-05: New NSWindow methods I’ve stumbled over today that I wasn’t aware of: …

2018-07-05: If you ever wondered why power strips in most countries usually have the sockets arranged 90 degrees …

2018-07-05: I think the game Vampyr has the potential to become one of the next huge franchises.

2018-07-04: Good lord the puns! 😂

2018-07-03: Das deutsche Einwegpfand ist so ein Beschiss: Man bekommt Flaschen mit dem Logo drauf, und jeder …

2018-07-03: Fun fact: I still do most of my drawing of app graphics using Opacity․app — It exports at several …

2018-07-02: One thing I (think I) spotted in Visual Studio that I wish I had in Xcode right now is the debugger …

2018-07-02: Oh poo, DreamHost is turning off catch-all e-mail addresses for performance reasons, now I have to …

2018-07-02: (Tip: When you write “googled”, then correct it to “duckduckwent” because …

2018-07-02: I also just duckduckwent C++/CX to make sure I spelled it right, and found out that I should really …

2018-07-02: So I just created my first Windows GUI app. Trivial thing, just a window with a text field whose …

2018-07-01: Anyone have a recommendation for a good JavaScript beginners guide? A friend wants to learn it. Has …

2018-06-28: Forgot the song of the day: www.youtube.com/watch #amadeus

2018-06-28: I miss the days when people used to ship CD-burning software with names like “Nero Burning …

2018-06-27: Anyone know whether I can just stick any 2.5” SSD in a Mac mini (Mid 2011) or if I have to …

2018-06-26: By the way: Anyone know a good tutorial/article/book on the basics of stealth game algorithms? I.e. …

2018-06-26: Beautiful night:

2018-06-26: Interesting way Assassin‘s Creed: Origins indicates when the map ends: The camera stops, your …

2018-06-26: Reading all those interesting things from the “least plausible story about me that’s …

2018-06-26: Today‘s exotic drink selection:

2018-06-26: Was made aware only yesterday that Luther will get a Series 5 this year! And not just 2 episodes …

2018-06-26: This song is genius! www.youtube.com/watch #massEffect #gangnamStyle #songOfTheDay

2018-06-25: Tonight’s recreational coding project: Implement a tiny tile-based engine that forces you onto …

2018-06-24: Restoring audio after compression using neural networks looks neat, though I wonder whether …

2018-06-23: So that Supergirl season finale, huh? #moreplz

2018-06-23: Good vector drawing app suggestions? (Mac or PC). Features I need: • Bezier paths • …

2018-06-22: O human, you will never fly / the way the seagulls do; / but if your name is Emma, why, / be glad …

2018-06-22: I never shoot a seagull dead / their life I do not take / I like to feed them gingerbread / and bits …

2018-06-22: The Seagulls, Christian Morgenstern (EN by Karl Ross): The seagulls by their looks suggest / that …

2018-06-22: Minifigs. Such litter bugs.

2018-06-21: Not sure if that just works better now, or if it is new, but I just managed to drag a few views from …

2018-06-21: Is there a keyboard shortcut to open the new library window (for creating new XIB objects) in Xcode …

2018-06-21: Hadn’t noticed Hannah John-Kamen would be in Ant-Man and the Wasp. Yay! Killjoys will return …

2018-06-20: Oh, and Fox? Where is our Domino movie? Get crankin‘, you‘re sitting on a gold mine there.

2018-06-20: Deadpool 2: good sequel. If you liked the first one, you‘ll like the second one. Except maybe for …

2018-06-20: Pro tip: To create new objects in Xcode 10, use the little “box-in-a-circle” button in …

2018-06-19: Is there a T-Shirt printing company that does reflective/glow in the dark paint and ships to …

2018-06-19: Haven’t done one of these in a while: All about that Bass by Leo Moracchioli: …

2018-06-17: “in China it’s a compliment when someone copies you” This makes sense in a society …

2018-06-17: Whoa: I’d really consider this quite the blatant Overwatch ripoff: www.youtube.com/watch

2018-06-17: Ubisoft doesn’t inspire confidence with their translation work. If this is how their online …

2018-06-16: On the other hand, when I play 6v6, I enjoy Junkrat much more: youtu.be/sb_MyT-pz…

2018-06-16: Playing Dva in Overwatch is such fun: youtu.be/o_9vsJy_w…

2018-06-15: GOG has a bunch of deals on classic LucasArts games, many of them are 2 or 3 bucks right now.

2018-06-14: That thing where you dream you’re going into astronaut training and are told that ESA have a …

2018-06-13: NSUserNotification can’t be made to show an attributed string (with custom Emoji-like embedded …

2018-06-12: sadface the C++ Networking TS (i.e. a sockets library for C++) seems to be scheduled for C++20, …

2018-06-09: That thing when your train stops on the track for a minute and you finally get to read the name of …

2018-06-09: So Is Mojave the Snow Sierra we‘ve all been asking for? #wwdc

2018-06-09: Liebe Deutsche Bahn, warum gibt‘s in der S-Bahn Bayern eigentlich einen „Reservierungsbereich“, man …

2018-06-09: Interessant: Teile meines wegen Irrelevanz gelöschten Artikels über den Condor Verlag wurden wohl …

2018-06-08: Was totally unaware that Marvel’s Cloak and Dagger’s first two episodes have been …

2018-06-06: OH: “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but whips and chains excite me…”

2018-06-05: Does ObjC really have no way to mark a block as non-escaping? I dislike having to use self->_foo …

2018-06-05: I hope Comixology will port their app to macOS using Marzipan when Apple ships it. I finally want a …

2018-06-05: Network framework looks intriguing. It seems to be C-only. Would love if this became available …

2018-06-05: I wonder if dark mode can be combined with Night Shift? Although making text harder to read might …

2018-06-05: If you look at how it went with Carbon (arguably the more feature-complete API at the time it came …

2018-06-05: I’m hoping the new refactoring in Xcode 10 will work the way I want it. This is what, the 3rd …

2018-06-05: Xcode 10’s structure highlighting: Yes! This still isn’t as intuitive as just being able …

2018-06-05: Possibly unpopular and usability-wise ill-advised opinion: I would kinda like NSAlert to be revised …

2018-06-04: Oh fu– they really are working on a porting solution for next year.

2018-06-04: “That’s all rendered live on a MacBook … with an eGPU” -_- #soClose

2018-06-04: Desktop stacks: When you broke spatial desktops 10 years ago and now decide to make people scan …

2018-06-04: Jules is my new hero. #wwdc

2018-06-04: So Apple’s entrance into Push-to-talk (“Walkie Talkie”) on the watch sounds …

2018-06-04: I wonder how the enlarging of Facetime participants works when someone has noise on their stream …

2018-06-04: Looks like the closed caption typist accidentally triggered the short-key for “Mojave”. …

2018-06-04: “iOS pioneered the approach of getting more through free updated” … okay, we can just …

2018-06-04: Hush! It is beginning with a funny clip. #wwdc

2018-06-04: One hour until Apple-mas. Just saying. High five to everyone who will be watching from home. #wwdc

2018-06-03: Note: I won’t be at WWDC this year, but I might be RTing awesome events that scroll through my …

2018-05-30: I totally wasn’t aware that -[NSArray initWithArray:copyItems] existed.

2018-05-30: Song of the Day: Groove is in the Heart (metal cover by Leo Moracchioli) www.youtube.com/watch …

2018-05-30: Macht irgendwer ein WWDC-Keynote-Viewing in München, wo ich vorbeikommen könnte?

2018-05-30: There is no technical reason why telling a site not to use cookies should result in a process of a …

2018-05-30: Every time someone posts a link to a Forbes article, I end up at their GDPR/Cookie confirmation …

2018-05-30: Short reminder to Hollywood: You still need to make that “God Emperor of Dune” TV …

2018-05-30: Is there a Windows client for Micro.blog? Or blogging software that works with it?

2018-05-29: Star Trek Online showing a bunch of the DS9 actors their new Deep Space 9 game map: …

2018-05-27: “All you gotta do is continue grinding.” - “Let me flash people in peace!” …

2018-05-26: Also, I always found it weird that they did G.I. Joe/Transformers crossovers. But now knowing that …

2018-05-26: Season 2 of Netflix’s The Toys that Made Us is out, and I realize that I just came in at the …

2018-05-26: Saw “Solo: A Star Wars Story” last night. It’s a solid space caper. The twists and …

2018-05-24: So much going on in this song: www.youtube.com/watch Looks like it was recorded on a fairly cold …

2018-05-24: Oh by the way, anyone have recommendations for a good, modern Windows programming tutorial text …

2018-05-24: What I want from Windows is: When I say ‘restart’, restart, don’t update. When I …

2018-05-24: The way Windows does software updates is still broken. They now confirm with a dialog that you wanna …

2018-05-22: Wasn’t aware Pamela Gidley (Brigitte from Pretender) died last month.

2018-05-20: Whenever YouTube shows me another car ad I wonder whether I did something to confuse their …

2018-05-19: The combat in Final Fantasy I is trippy. It’s basically an icon list where you select who …

2018-05-19: Goodness. The US wants to increase their already-crazy 95-year Copyright terms to 144 years?! At …

2018-05-19: Dreamed last night that I was going to the ISS.

2018-05-19: Please NBC, give us a Timeless Season 3. This show is so good. It has an arc, but it has standalone …

2018-05-19: Time traveler comes out of time machine after trying to restore the timeline: “Who’s …

2018-05-17: A Mass Effect developer is currently doing a commentary while playing the game. It’s only just …

2018-05-15: If you’re using Discord and your computer may be on at night, this might be something …

2018-05-15: I love the little details in Opacity.app. Like, when you add a new factory, it automatically creates …

2018-05-14: Song of the day: Iain Mannix, Veela and Miracle of Sound: Overwatch: www.youtube.com/watch …

2018-05-14: Sounds like a neighbor has a new impact drill…

2018-05-14: I’ll just … leave this here. Just in case any of you are hungry: …

2018-05-12: So The Expanse and Lucifer (and a bunch of other shows) are cancelled and/or looking for new homes. …

2018-05-11: I never quite got why Kindred: The Embraced (The Vampire The Masquerade TV show) had such a bad rep. …

2018-05-11: Song of the day: Miracle of Sound - I Dream of the Sky: www.youtube.com/watch #songOfTheDay

2018-05-10: Current solution: Do the main page and all resources and links through my custom scheme, and make …

2018-05-10: What an interesting rabbit hole: xmlHttpRequest() in WKWebView looks at the URLs (even custom …

2018-05-10: Does Xcode 9 no longer show contents of folder references? (not groups, folder references) It used …

2018-05-09: Is there a way to expose a custom binding to Xcode’s Interface Builder in Xcode 9? Something …

2018-05-08: Just got an e-mail from CrossOver that they’re working on a 64-bit version that will still run …

2018-05-07: Note to self: -[XCTestCase setUp] is not +[XCTestCase setUp] …

2018-05-07: TIL that NSMaxRange() exists.

2018-05-06: Any game developers here that know why larger games all seem to have a “storage” …

2018-05-02: Someone egged and toilet-papered two cars in my street. Odd time of year for that to happen.

2018-05-02: Ooooohhh… this is a gorgeous music video. And also a nice little vignette adventure: …

2018-05-02: Some interesting ideas went into Swift. Take the order in which you initialize non-optional instance …

2018-05-01: I may have accidentally written the beginnings of a point and click text adventure engine. Yes, you …

2018-04-29: If you like watching people talk and explain stuff and play World of Warcraft, WonderWez is live …

2018-04-29: Controlversial opinion: Tabs for code alignment, spaces after a space etc. are semantic mark-up that …

2018-04-29: Lots of Captain Marvel shirts here. Carol Corps etc. Approved :-)

2018-04-28: Is anyone here running Windows in Boot Camp on a MacBook (the current generation of the 12” …

2018-04-28: Two spaces after a period in text or one: The original tabs-vs-spaces debate.

2018-04-28: Some good suggestions so far: MSI GS Series (15”), Razer Blade, and the Gigabyte Aero. …

2018-04-28: Huh. Myst 25th Anniversary Collection kickstarter: www.kickstarter.com/projects/…

2018-04-28: Is there a Windows laptop in a form factor like the MacBook (i.e. Ultrabook) that will run current …

2018-04-27: Not a fan of the “you have a coupon that is about to expire” method of advertising (i.e. …

2018-04-27: Song of the day: The Knife - Neverland #songOfTheDay www.youtube.com/watch

2018-04-26: Just played Overwatch on PlayStation for the first time, with a friend… Controller will take …

2018-04-25: It would be so easy to AirDrop all the open iPhones here some horrific image X-D

2018-04-24: Do I know anyone who knows about PlayStation Plus subscriptions? Can I combine the trial subs (2 day …

2018-04-22: Huh. Wasn‘t aware that Netflix had a yearly download count limit on individual episodes. Kept …

2018-04-18: Jim Tonic is Jim Panzee’s brother.

2018-04-18: Maybe I need to get the water-proof model after all, then I could turn off the alarm when I’m …

2018-04-18: Huh, I can turn off the alarm of my phone next to the bed using my Apple Watch while I’m at my …

2018-04-18: I love when I scroll down in SourceTree’s history and SourceTree decides to refresh its …

2018-04-10: You can take selfies of your team, you can design their appearance, you can name them after friends, …

2018-04-10: XCOM 2 is such an amazing work of game design. It could have just been a run-of-the-mill isometric …

2018-04-07: And “The Renegade Folks” are “Atomic Networks”. I didn’t get an e-mail …

2018-04-07: So the Renegades folks (that Star Trek “fan series” that had to rename itself) have …

2017-10-26: takes a deep breath

2017-10-21: So this is the Mac version of the Micro-blog client. Discovery still seems to be the same static …

2017-05-03: Interesting: micro.blog is the first service that didn’t have a public timeline nor threading …

2017-05-02: @macgenie <_<

2017-04-30: So I managed to get an old version missing the theme and comments of my blog back up. It’s …

2017-04-30: Living rooms, walking closets, eating kitchens … you US-Americans really gotta stop those …

2017-04-30: Yay I think I just accidentally killed my blog.

2017-04-29: Irgendwer aus Deutschland hier? München? Heidelberg?

2017-04-29: The micro.blog app looks quite nice. Yeah, feels good.