Tag Archives: Mac

Snow Leopard Mac won’t boot – startup disk full

or: what to do when your son tells you 10 minutes before he needs to go to school that the old family iMac is broken and he can’t get his work off that needs handing in like right now. Symptom: … Continue reading

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Original Macintosh Finder font

I am a bit obsessed with Susan Kare’s original 1984 Macintosh bitmap fonts and design and made my own Truetype version of her great Chicago font using BitFontMaker. I then got intrigued by the font used on the labels of … Continue reading

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Two (3!) new old bitmap fonts

I’m a huge fan of Susan Kare’s work – she designed the beautiful fonts and icons on the original 1984 Macintosh computer, a real work of art. I am always telling my students about this. They probably think I am … Continue reading

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Screen recording & controlling Raspberry Pi on a Mac with no extra software

It’s been bugging me for a while about how to do screen recordings on a RaspberryPi – it may be possible to do it using ffmpeg, but today I found a pretty easy way of doing it from a Mac, … Continue reading

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