Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Donating frequent flyer miles to migrants, unveiling Minecraft's Uncensored Library, archiving the internet and more from around the web

Miles4Migrants Donates Frequent Flyer Miles to Those in Need Miles4Migrants, a non-profit founded back in 2016, has been using donated frequent flyer miles to provide people impacted by war, violence, persecution and disaster with the opportunity to migrate safely. Focused on individuals and families who are legally allowed to travel, but can’t afford airfares, Miles4Migrants relies on public donations and also collaborates with other non-profits …

Farewell to Cut, Copy, and Paste Inventor Larry Tesler

An Apple, Xerox, Amazon, Yahoo, and 23AndMe alum—and an early researcher in the field of artificial intelligence—Larry Tesler may not be as well-known as early computing icons like Steve Jobs, Bill Gates, or Steve Wozniak, but his impact on the industry remains important today. Tesler popularized the tools cut, copy, and paste while working on Xerox PARC’s mouse-driven user interface—specifically an app within it called …

Insight on the Keyboard, Speakers + Performance of the All-New 16-Inch MacBook Pro

From the return of the escape key to substantial spec upgrades inside and out

With today’s debut of Apple‘s all-new 16-inch MacBook Pro (an evident upgrade from the previous 15-inch iteration), the design team once again maximized functionality in conjunction with size (now 16.2mm thick) and weight (4.3 pounds). Hot off their announcement of the world’s best Pro Display XDR and an advanced Mac Pro machine, both available this December, Apple’s latest laptop strengthens their line-up in the pro …