My 16 Favourite Finder Tips for Mac

I thought I knew MacOS well, but almost every single item on Rory Bowcott's list was an a-ha! / via another link on Belong

fourth-wall.co.uk

A MacOS Finder window with contextual menu open to batch rename files

How to block domains from search results

Luke Harris has a good rundown of options. I just installed the uBlacklist browser extension and I might never have to see an image result from Pinterest or iStockphoto again. Glory!

lkhrs.com

A preference panel for a browser extension to block websites from showing up in searches

Excel, an overlooked design tool

I've done a pretty good job of making Powerpoint look good, but this is next level stuff. / via Sidebar

bootcamp.uxdesign.cc

An infographic of a circle chart and bar chart

Hyundai IONIQ 5

Need to pay off my current ride and drive it for many more years. But I like to dream of what the next vehicle will be and this new EV from Hyundai presses a lot of buttons (and kept a few important controls as real knobs).

hyundai.com

The rear view of an electric vehicle with LED brake lights

Contra Chrome

Online webcomic by Leah Elliott that exposes what really happens when you use the Chrome browser (and other Google services). Be sure to use the arrow pagination tool and not the 'skip to the end' button.

contrachrome.com

A few introductory panels from a webcomic about Google Chrome. A man holds a tabbed browser window with a speech bubble that reads "Hi, my name is Scott McCloud! I'm a cartoonist and comics scholar. Back in 2008, I created a comic book for Google explaining the inner workings of their soon-to-be-released new browser, Chrome."

Have iPhone Cameras Become Too Smart?

Mobile phone photos look like weird paintings anymore. I'd like an option to turn off computational photography.

newyorker.com

Pixelated flowers in a vase on a mobile phone screen

ID. Buzz

This long dreamed about VW moves (slowly) into production (for Europe). The front design is busy, but the rest of the package is compelling.

vw.com

An orange and white electric van of the future from Volkswagen

The Problem With NFTs

I've seen half of this (two hour!) video but agree with Michael here that it's worth watching to get a better understanding of this emerging (and divisive) technology.

yewknee.com

Title card for a Youtube video featuring two NFT characters on a brick wall with the title "Line Goes Up"

How Brian Lovin’s site works

Whoa. This is densely awesome. A personal website that operates somewhat like an OS. Thoroughly engaging and inspiring.

brianlovin.com

A screenshot of a personal website

NightWatch Magnifying Clock Dock

I already have enough clocks and a charging solution for my watch. But if I didn't I'd totally consider this beauty. / via smartpeopleiknow

yankodesign.com

A magnifying glass for your Apple Watch

BrickIt App

Throw your lego down and scan it with this app and it will give you step by step instructions to build new things. Haven't tried this, but it sounds far out. / via ProductHunt

brickit.app

A colorful abstract Lego helicopter held by a hand

A portal to feel connected

Marveling at this huge circular screen and camera with real-time feed between Vilnius, Lithuania and Lublin, Poland

theverge.com

A circular video portal

How Uber is Scamming Everyone

Edward Ongweso, Jr. and Gravel Institute present such an alarming and compelling case against Uber I will vow to seek alternatives and understand the landscape of travel options with more thought.

youtu.be

Frame of animation with blue cars circling on roads

Scrapbook

After seeing this post on Fonts In Use I am now scouring the internet for a modern replacement of this old Apple utility that was probably better in my memory than actually useful.

fontsinuse.com

Black and white interface of the old Mac OS Scrapbook

Apple’s Privacy Commercial

I had only seen tiny snippets before seeing the whole thing. This really brings clarity to the insanity of tracking. I would actually appreciate seeing a longer and deeper dive. Sadly the video is hosted on Youtube. / via DaringFireball

youtu.be

A man holds a mobile phone with ghosts of privacy trackers dissipate nearby

Fingerspelling

Give this website webcam permissions and learn sign language (Chrome based browsers)

fingerspelling.xyz

An illustration of a hand signing the letter E