OS X Yosemite – the strange case of /.MobileBackups.trash

Recently I noticed that my ten-month-old Retina MacBook Pro was sluggish. I'd read reports and heard anecdotal evidence that Yosemite was running slow for people, even on the latest hardware, so I figured I'd get to the bottom of it. The immediate culprit was a process called UserEventAgent, which was chewing up more CPU than … Continue reading OS X Yosemite – the strange case of /.MobileBackups.trash

The issue I didn’t want to touch with a ten-foot barge pole

For the last month or so, my Twitter feed has been inundated with vicious hatred, towards feminists in particular. Whether it's related to this hashtag is immaterial: bullying is wrong. Rape- and death-threats are wrong. Doxxing is wrong. As a feminist myself, I didn't think I'd have to speak publicly on the matter, but here … Continue reading The issue I didn’t want to touch with a ten-foot barge pole