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Peter Cohen @flargh Massachusetts

I write for a living. Former Apple tech journo. Still talk about tech, the world, and post cute animal pics. Sweary and jokey. Married to @fletchen.

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Joined Twitter 3/30/07


@JonyIveParody Yes. Really good in the city. Not so great outside the city and inside buildings, unless you're in a… https://t.co/7t3eo67EOaIs MacOS Mojave the end of Mac gaming? Of course not. https://t.co/ZghuinjTou
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6/19
2018
@jcbouvier Sorry, not this month, poor timing. :(Elements .2295 is out, and it’s a *big* one! 🥃. Compiler-native obfuscation for all platforms, a brand new debug AP… https://t.co/pzihuOWPwB
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6/18
2018
@hoserama99 @edddeduck Benchmarks on a machine with workstation graphics are misleading, too. The towing capacity o… https://t.co/N42FOtkn6yInteresting datapoint but I'd caution anyone reading it *not* to infer a lot about Metal 2 from this. We don't know… https://t.co/xupJ94mPa7
6/16
2018
@jgamet ApprahLet’s stay down under Way, way down deep https://t.co/yQUJVi0PIi https://t.co/lSNOpQTt8g @jackbrewster @jamesthomson @kevinhoctor Glasgow Defence Lasers is my Primal Scream cover band.I have no idea what any of my children's cell phone numbers are, but I can recite @jdalrymple's from memory.Every so often I take a handful of Jelly Bellies of all different flavors and eat them all at once while pretending… https://t.co/wZrvU8sE6Z @Mike_Wuerthele Insofar as any company has an obligation to their customers and those invested in the platform, the… https://t.co/xDSmdGdOnn @flargh While we're on this train of thought, Apple has no obligation, and shouldn't "dance with who brung you." Th… https://t.co/nGLWIV0C7d
Retweeted by Peter CohenIt's also worth reminding that Mac sales are now only 1/10th of Apple's overall revenue. Expect Apple to put in eff… https://t.co/ad9DQfalpAWhat "experts" think is important in the Mac isn't even on the radar of most people. They're concerned to know if i… https://t.co/PKt9hI0Nm7 @Manuel_Castillo If my experience in retail was any indication, I'd estimate fewer than 10% invest any time in rese… https://t.co/CC2yQNjYhfLook, true talk time: Most real human beings buying Macintosh computers don't give a single fuck what you, me, or a… https://t.co/GKOepvl8Cr
6/15
2018
@davemark Mark Dode
6/14
2018
@aaronmb Beleaguered trillion dollar company. Some people writing about this are either stupid or think their readers are.Your hot take on the impending death of the Macintosh is insipid, trite, and just plain wrong. It's been rewritten… https://t.co/WxRbIiJz1SThe more things change, the more they stay the same. I think I read this article in 1988, 1998, and 2008 as well.… https://t.co/fo2oc7tnkP
Retweeted by Peter CohenCRUNCHPOCALYPSE 2018 NEVER FORGET #Crunchyroll https://t.co/SxGoBwD3uZ
6/13
2018
Elements .2293 is out. Among many other things, Fire now has a new theme option for Mojave, “Default”, which will a… https://t.co/X7C54B9dui
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6/9
2018
Web app from Army nerds plots maximal caffeine effect. https://t.co/yeSpmg3CZg
6/7
2018
If your hot take on OpenGL deprecation in Mojave is "Mac gaming is dead," you're an idiot and your opinion is garbage.Elements user: Heads up on how the new Apple releases affect you. https://t.co/wXLV79IuOs
6/6
2018
I had fun snark-keynoting #WWDC18 but I'm going back to dormant mode now.Dark Mode in Mojave. #WWDC18 https://t.co/vnFIFf9iMkThis is not the first and will not be the last WWDC keynote without any hardware announcements. #wwdc18Everyone should pay attention to what Apple's doing on macOS Mojave about security and privacy. This is important stuff. #wwdc18"We're calling it Mojave, because 'Yosemite' wasn't confusing enough to pronounce for non-Americans." #WWDC18I need Mojave's Desktop Stacks feature but IRL #WWDC18"I think Dark Mode will appeal to many of you in this room, especially those of you with multiple piercings and Nin… https://t.co/J4Xwc4HHNi"Next up is the Mac. Which still exists." #WWDC18 @verso ZOMG I JUST SAW YUO #WWDC18WebKit on watchOS will be awesome and horrible. #WWDC18Snark aside, auto-detection of workouts and retroactive credit for workouts on the Apple Watch is very cool. #WWDC18#wwdc2018 https://t.co/8Kc4DQjE6cDammit Apple, that dinosaur is still not a kaiju. #wwdc2018 @reneritchie is like YES STUPID IPHONE IT IS ALWAYS MINT MOJITO TIME #WWDC2018WTF @reneritchie this mint mojito nonsense is your fault. #WWDC2018"Our new Sharing Suggestions feature makes sure those intimate photos you took for your SO last night easily end up… https://t.co/kIY7ZhH8D9ARKit 2 doesn't stop you looking like a complete tool when you're interacting with stuff that doesn't actually exis… https://t.co/H5ayRmO3Ms"With AR and USDZ, you can play beer pong with your friends without actually drinking beer, playing beer pong, or having friends." #WWDC2018Measure: That keening sound you hear are the soul-deaths of dozens of Apple developers who have just been sherlocked. #WWDC2018(fake keynoting it folks, just in case there's any question)"In looking for something to measure, I decided to use my peen." #WWDC2018 @EbethO Of course not. :) Fake news."We've created a new file format for AR, because the greatest thing about standards is that you can invent your own." #WWDC2018"We believe everyone can code, but as evidenced by the wretched crap you've put on the App Store, we also believe n… https://t.co/t5u8UYCuCv
6/4
2018
@BodyofBreen Ambeein
5/31
2018
@joabaldwin @jperlow https://t.co/zdXAYpDDmE @jperlow Nope - attribution goes to @joabaldwin, I believe. https://t.co/AV7CINyyjxI blame Ambien for everything that's happened since November 8, 2016.
5/30
2018
SCENE: A nursing home, 30 years hence. REM's "It's The End of the World" plays on a speaker. There is no motion in… https://t.co/6rldSJvpl4
5/24
2018
@parrots Track 2 screams Fatboy Slim amirite
5/22
2018
@dfravel Dark Sky
5/21
2018
"People who already lined up to watch the royal wedding procession are ridiculous," says the man who once stood in… https://t.co/kWl9mXPkogThe BASIC programming language is more than a half-century old. A lot has changed in the world of programming - is… https://t.co/o4Zmgdd34MGreat new blog post by our @flargh: https://t.co/IluCGQ9cyl. Having started out on a C128 (pictured) myself, back… https://t.co/1ytHGZgS1M
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5/18
2018
The memelords prove once again that one can never rest on one's yannis. https://t.co/GtwLUOrc02 @diskgrinder I'm not resting on my yannishttps://t.co/HPaU0zeQ5D
5/17
2018
@edzitron I think of you whenever I reach for my https://t.co/9GQBoO4yVJ @reneritchie I'm sad if we're living in a post-Kawaii design era. Cute home robots like Kuri give me hope.
5/9
2018
@BodyofBreen "We're putting the band back together." https://t.co/cIV5Xdb25pWhat happened to the iMac? https://t.co/JuaNRYefUY https://t.co/9x6qHvGQFn
5/7
2018
@mrdavehill Coffee.Why it's OK that Apple killed AirPort products, finally Apple's discontinued its moribund AirPort routers because… https://t.co/btULs7OonM
5/2
2018
Why it’s OK that Apple killed AirPort products, finally https://t.co/JfZw0BIqNQ https://t.co/kamzbeGHvo
5/1
2018
Naturally flavored. https://t.co/ws2pJ5YiQU6+ developer hours to troubleshoot a custom carousel ... there are days when the idea of opening a perfume kiosk at… https://t.co/b8ORk5okrm
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4/29
2018
How to beat fake news: Trust, but verify https://t.co/UjvdaFOkpc https://t.co/CqUfAXBJ3M
4/23
2018
I'm not lying, btw - I'm gone from Twitter, at least for the most part. I'll be posting links to content I'm workin… https://t.co/aHHBdWOjKG
4/12
2018
RT @RemObjects: New blog post by @flargh: https://t.co/PWKNY9n6gEFacebook and Cambridge Analytica: Is Your Data Exposed? https://t.co/R7GoWW20WQ https://t.co/OtEHdi6GdK
4/11
2018

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