Welcome to Perpetual βeta

the weblog of Jonathan Hollin: software developer; technologist; photographer; super-hero and eccentric billionaire*

* Okay, the bit about being a billionaire is not really true! ☺︎

Thunderbolt 3 Totally Kicks Ass

I’m blown away by the bandwidth and utility afforded by the Thunderbolt 3 interface.

Changelog: № 1

An ongoing diary of changes to the underlying framework, design or architecture of the Perpetual βeta.

On the Safari Tabs and Favicon Debate

In which I weigh-in on the favicon in Safari tabs debate.

tl;dr, I’m in favour, but would like to see Apple continue with the use of SVG favicons, as introduced with Safari’s pinned-tabs.

A Finely Tuned Machine

An impromptu performance analysis of the Perpetual βeta website reveals some shockingly bloated pages. It was time for a bit of a rethink.

The Trawler: № 11

Welcome to the eleventh installment in my world-famous and universally loved Trawler series: where I curate the best of the best of my Internet finds, then lovingly polish and share them for your: enlightenment; amusement; enjoyment; ridicule (pick one).


The caps lock key has become one of the most useful keys on my keyboard since I began to use the powerful Karabiner Elements software to empower it with practical and time-saving functionality.

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