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Of all Steve Jobs’s talents, it was his eye for design which intrigues us the most. If you agree, maybe skip the Walter Isaacson tome and pick up a copy of Creative Selection: Inside Apple’s Design Process During the Golden Age of Steve Jobs. Ken Kocienda, a software engineer who worked at Apple during the final years of the Steve Jobs era, details what he saw about Jobs’s approach and how the small team created such iconic design. Kocienda spent fifteen years tinkering with UI concepts at Apple, and this book details the challenges that come with such a task at a company that values aesthetics and good design so highly. Any Steve Jobs fan or design nerd will enjoy tearing through this book.

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[Shop]  You don’t need to be an international man of mystery for there to be value in the ability to pick a lock. Whether you have a penchant for forgetting your keys or just want to be there for friends and neighbors, learning to pick locks is a worthwhile skill. But that doesn’t mean you should go practicing on your front door; officers might not like that. Instead, get yourself this Lock Pick Training Kit, which includes a set of tools and a see-through padlock so you can watch what’s happening while you practice. Not only will you come to understand the inner workings of a lock, but you’ll gain the skills necessary to pick one with ease. And don’t worry, there are keys included in case you get frustrated.