Don't forget the human

Computers are cold and heartless. They don't lie, and they don't care if you scream and swear at them. You can abuse them all day long, and they'll still efficiently flip bits and push pixels. But... people aren't. Behind every piece of software, there's at least one human. Who has…

I just want to get shit done

Once upon a time, I would tinker with everything. My phone would run a custom kernel, a custom ROM, whatever I could do to it. My iPod would be jailbroken. When I first bought an Apple laptop, I put Linux on it - which involved a great deal of tinkering…