I use a lot of software tools for my job - and personally, for that matter. Some live in the forefront of my brain, like emacs. Others live in the background, like my terminal (alacritty). Some of these background tools do their jobs so well and so reliably that I can sometimes forget that they’re humming away for me every day, without any hassle to fix or maintain them.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://blog.tjll.net/tools-i-love-to-not-think-about/