April 30, 2001
Ever since I moved my trusty PowerMac 8500 downstairs to reside in the same room as my new G4, the monitor has been acting up. It has been regularly, yet unpredictably, flashing into fits of bright green rage and then returning to normal again, as if nothing ever happened. My wife and kids figured that … Read the rest of this item
April 29, 2001
But he get honey. He is found of sweets.
April 28, 2001
Ooh, this could be fun… the Blogger Template Design Contest.
Apparently I have too much time on my hands, because I was starting to wonder how long it would take Apple to slap an Aqua æsthetic all over the mild-mannered Mac logo. Well, they’ve gone and done it. Now the indubitable, smiling icon of usability (no, I’m not talking about that Jakob twit…) is not … Read the rest of this item
I don’t play computer or console games, but there is something that makes me think that a PlayStation2 might be worth investing in. Screw the gameplay, it’s time to clamp on the PS2 Linux Kit. Something is strangely fascinating about being able to do stuff with a piece of hardware that doesn’t make much sense. … Read the rest of this item
April 27, 2001
On December 19th, 1996 our home was connected to the internet using a new-fangled device called a cable modem. I distinctly remember when a brochure arrived in our mailbox expounding the need for speed, and describing the Wave service. It hooked me. I called and ordered it the same day. Our home was the 34th … Read the rest of this item
April 26, 2001
As the last few remaining name servers in the western hemisphere slowing suck the minty-fresh zone data from my humble pile of hardware in the basement, I can say with a fair amount of certainty that your sites are live again. My apologies for the tardiness and welcome back to the ether Jane, Duane, Jon, … Read the rest of this item
You Can’t Always Get What You FontFrom my perspective, a very large portion of computer users take fonts for granted. Fonts come bundled by the dozens with nearly every piece of design software that ships, and you get a veritable truckload of them included with each new release of the Mac and Windows operating systems. … Read the rest of this item
IBM Caught Black-handedWhen clever advertising campaigns go bad, society always pays the price.