[GEEKY] Even the simplest things are complicated

I love this article revealing the beautiful hidden complexity of the lowly magsafe connector.

Ken Shirriff’s blog: Teardown and exploration of Apple’s Magsafe connector:

Have you ever wondered what’s inside a Mac’s Magsafe connector? What controls the light? How does the Mac know what kind of charger it is? This article looks inside the Magsafe connector and answers those questions.

 

Update on Jobs’ health

In case you didn’t see this, it’s kind of interesting if you follow Apple and our pal Steve Jobs:

““I have been losing weight throughout 2008. The reason has been a mystery to me and my doctors,” Jobs, who turns 54 in February, said today in a statement. “After further testing, my doctors think they have found the cause — a hormone imbalance that has been ‘robbing’ me of the proteins my body needs to be healthy.” (from Bloomberg News)

Read the rest of the article about Steve Jobs Health. It’s basically commentary. The key is the paragraph above.