Tag Archives: apple

1000 apple cultivars for the corpora project

The incredible botmaster Darius Kazemi has a popular GitHub repository called “corpora“, which contains, well, collections of all kinds of things. It can be really handy to have access to a list of words that all fall into a certain group, and so Kazemi makes it available completely freely and with a CC0 waiver to […]

Ripping CDs like a nerd in Mac OS X

I haven’t ripped a CD in a long time, so tonight when I had occasion to, I was at a loss for the right method. I used to rip CDs mostly on a computer that runs Ubuntu, but I no longer have an external optical drive, so I was stuck using my Mac. Here are […]

Radio silence: the empty space in This American Life

There’s a common saying in jazz that it’s not about the notes you play, but the notes you don’t play. 1It’s sometimes attributed to Miles Davis, but who knows. This American Life did an impressive thing with their most recent episode, Retraction, which was entirely dedicated to retracting an earlier episode about Apple and their […]