Passing thought: why are so many Disney villains magicians? I can think of exactly two non-villainous magicians offhand: Merlin in “Sword and the Stone” and Elsa in “Frozen”. It all feels really ironic given how fundamentally magical the medium of animation is, especially when Disney went on to make the “Magic Kingdom” theme parks.
Oh also I guess there are the good fairies in Cinderella? And maybe the fairy in Pinocchio. By and large though any cartoon magician in Disney (or most other US cartoon features) is the heavy in a fairy tale adaptation.
I have found that I am less about preserving the sanctity of life when a roach is involved. Or a mosquito. Or an ant trying to bite me somewhere intimate.
I am no longer a kid who idly kicks over ant hills and squishes them as they run around. But critters that get up in my food and try to use me as food? Yeah I’ll give them the charity of making their miserable lives shorter, if anything.
ARM Macs start at the end of this year, they still have some Intel Macs in the pipeline, and they expect the transition to take about two years overall.
Two years from now is... right around the point my current Mac hits about five years old, which has usually been around when I start thinking of upgrading. Nice timing.
Okay time to get back to drawing some horny commissions and maybe pondering Parallax.
Really this has been the least exciting Apple event I can remember, I am basically watching it to see if the ARM rumors are gonna be confirmed, and now here we are at a "secret undisclosed location" talking about custom silicon, so I guess that's a yes and it's just a matter of what kind of numbers they give for it and when it'll be out, and I will probably not be upgrading for at least a year later...
oh god the next OSX sure does look like iOS, surprising nobody really
I sure hope they built a dark mode because it is nothing but blinding whiteness. They mentioned but did not show one, I bet it's still very much a WIP.
tbh I am still on 10.14, I still like Dashboard and I don't want to lose the desktop kitty that hasn't been updated to work on 10.15, I kinda feel like I'm probably not going to be updating OSX until I get a new computer, or until Illustrator stops working on 10.14.
At long last, twelve years on, Apple is *finally* adding homescreen widgets in ios14.
Everything still wants to float up to the top left of the screen, of course. Heavens forbid you should be able to put your most-used apps somewhere close to your thumb, or arrange everything to fit nicely against the composition of your background. I *still* miss that ability from my time with Android, it is basically the number one reason I ever bother fussing with jailbreaking.
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