Here are some of the notes I took while reading the book: When you run an Xcode project from a standard (i.e., non-admin) user, you might be asked to enter credentials of a user in the “Developer Tools group.” You can fix this by adding the (current) user to the group: When you purchase something from the Mac App Store, you’ll see a little icon in your dock, but that doesn’t show you the percentage of progress.
Even when we’re not here, the room is drawing a lot of power.
What devices are turned on at any given time depends largely on which of us is here, and what we’re doing.
Amsterdam, the capital of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Europe.
With its universities, academies, and research institutes, along with more than 40 museums, numerous theaters, and entertainment venues, Amsterdam is the country's leading cultural center.
This project is a system to reduce our power consumption, particularly when we’re not there.
When either of us comes into the room, all we have to do is tap our key fobs on a reader mounted by the door, and the room turns on or off what we normally use. The reader by the door reads the presence or absence of the tags.
If you try something similar with the computer (try leaving the semi-colon off in C or miss an indent in Python, for example), you’ll get a nasty error message.
This book your computer to work with the looser languages used by humans (like English) instead of the stricter counterparts used by machines.
The museum's impressive collection includes some seven million works of art, among them more than 5,000 important paintings spread across 250 rooms of this sprawling building.