Learn Me Something

Overton’s Window

This week on “Learn Me Something,” Aaron and Rich delve into Overton’s Window. Joseph Overton observed that in a given public policy area, such as education, only a relatively narrow range of potential policies will be considered politically acceptable. This “window” of politically acceptable options is primarily defined not by what politicians prefer, but rather by what they believe they can support and still win re-election.

The Impromptu

Who Remembers NeXTSTEP?

Devout Mac users are concerned about Marzipan apps not being proper native macOS apps, but who remembers the transition from NeXTSTEP to OS X? We’ve been through major transition periods before and came out okay. We explore a bit of macOS past in today’s episode and also examine Mark Gurman’s findings at Bloomberg on what’s coming in iOS 13 and macOS 10.15.