Chinchilla Squeaks — Reach out and Touch Bar

Chris Chinchilla
3 min readNov 18, 2021

It’s dar… so dark here in Northern Europe now, but I have setup new lights in my studio to try and pretend it’s summer… If summer had a purple sun 🤔.

Anyway, I am knee deep in nanowrimo working on my first fiction novel, but still ahem put together a handful of interesting links for your pleasure.

xx Chinch

Podcast version

Reach out and Touch Bar by Chinchilla Squeaks

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This episode… The browser wars, developer tools you should now about, how could the Touch Bar have succeeded and much more!

Cool Tech!

Why GPT-3 is the best and worst of AI right nowwww.technologyreview.com
GPT-3 has captured the public’s imagination unlike any AI since DeepMind’s AlphaGo or IBM’s chess-­playing DeepBlue.

How the TouchBar could have succeededmedium.com
Apple tried to invent the future with the Touch Bar in 2016. The futuristic concept promised to have app-specific, useful, easily-understandable function buttons.

Chapter 10: Browser Warscss-tricks.com
In June of 1995, representatives from Microsoft arrived at the Netscape offices. The stated goal was to find ways to work together — Netscape as the single dominant force in the browser market and Microsoft as a…

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Chris Chinchilla

I explain cool tech to the World. I am a Technical Writer and blogger. I have crazy projects in progress and will speak to anyone who listens.