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Archive: May, 2001

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May 31, 2001

It’s now easier being green.

If you’re as persnickety about the accuracy of the terminology used while describing dead computing platforms as I am, then you’ll appreciate the effort that I put into this. Presenting the almost definitive guide to Newton-related terms and definitions: The Newton Glossary A heaping helping of praise and thanks to Victor and Paul for lending … Read the rest of this item

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May 30, 2001

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I just can’t seem to stop typing “United States” as “Untied States” today.

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May 29, 2001

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If anyone knows of a source for PC card jewel cases similar to these that: is reasonable in price… takes online orders… will ship to Canada… I’d appreciate hearing from you. email hidden; JavaScript is required if you can help. Thanks a heap.

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May 29, 2001

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Opera for Macintosh went beta today. Rejoice.

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May 29, 2001

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Recently observed. A guy pulling the siding off the house across the street, presumably hired to do so, looking like a cross between a shirtless, singular Doobie Brother and a sweaty Kai Krause with slightly less feathering. Remarkable.

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May 28, 2001

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After thinking about it last night, I realized that my previous post wouldn’t be completely fair and honest without presenting the consummate set of factual evidence. So, for your perusal, here are the lyrics to the Red Rider song, Lunatic Fringe. Once again, Microsoft has proven their ability to chose theme songs for their software … Read the rest of this item

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May 26, 2001

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Has anyone else seen the new ad for Microsoft Office XP? If I could find it online, I’d point it out. It’s the one where some corporate casual day leftover is motoring around what appears to be the Bonneville Salt Flats like a .bat file out of hell. The ad uses a fairly standard repertoire … Read the rest of this item

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May 25, 2001

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Telefunken. Say it and smile.

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May 25, 2001

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A simple case of beginner’s luck or unencumbered prodigiousness? Whatever the final determination may be, the fact is I just got whomped by my six year old daughter playing backgammon. Damn, she picks up on stuff fast. And now that her reading skills are getting up to speed, I had better keep watch over my … Read the rest of this item

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May 24, 2001

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Imagine of you will, a van full of cedar lumber salvaged from a neighbor’s tired, but still solid enough to stand on its own, back yard fence. Then add to that image, a freshly adjusted table saw with a brand new carbide-tipped ripping blade. Think of the possibilities in a physical world of pure, tactile … Read the rest of this item

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