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October 31, 2001

Maybe.

This site was inaccessible for several hours this morning, not because my servers flaked out again (oh, like that ever happens anyway …), but because of an indeterminate router glitch at my service provider’s head end. I think that this may be the first time in the six odd months that I’ve had a dedicated … Read the rest of this item

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October 30, 2001

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What’s a week without at least one new version of some web browser that needs to be tested against all of your site designs. A quiet week, that’s what. Well, come on feel the noise, because Netscape has just gone 6.2 with all the pomp and circumstance of a soggy box of crackers. I guess … Read the rest of this item

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October 29, 2001

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Still can’t decide if it’s for you? The iPod FAQ might help.

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October 29, 2001

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After a three month hiatus, the grantcam is officially back in action. I splurged on a new USB camera to replace the reliable, but unfortunately unsupported, Connectix Color QuickCam that had worked so well for so long. If the QuickCam drivers hadn’t stopped working when I upgraded every beast in the stable to Mac OS … Read the rest of this item

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October 28, 2001

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Pagemill. Treadmill. Peppermill. Windmill.

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October 26, 2001

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If you happen to own an Apple Pro Keyboard like I do, take pleasure in the following fact. It has now been proven that pouring half a cup of blueberry tea into the keyboard will not damage it in any way. However, it is suggested that you dismantle the keyboard in order to sop up … Read the rest of this item

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October 25, 2001

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Happy birthday dad. Nice hat.

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October 25, 2001

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Microsoft has just pinched out a service release for the Mac version of Internet Explorer 5.0. It’s not earth-shattering news by any measure of excogitation, but it does offer a couple of fixes for extracurricular media plug-in and Entourage specific issues. Go on, patch away.

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October 25, 2001

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Oh, and the Macromedia/Adobe patent lawsuit has been clarified. As if you care.

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October 25, 2001

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Ah, there’s nothing quite like a link from Quorporation’s Newstoday&#174 site to more than double your single day visitor traffic in one swift kick. Thank you people, I’m pracitically overwhelmed with emotion at the moment. Scouts honour.

This item was posted by Grant Hutchinson.

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