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February 28, 2002

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Nuts. Due to an odd ADSL outage early this morning (Technical explanation: you know the red blinky light on the front of your apparently discontinued modem which indicates that bad things have happened — well, it was on…), the Cobalt Qube that hosts the Newted Community site and several hundred email accounts lost it’s router … Read the rest of this item

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February 27, 2002

Where does the time go?

Yes, another signpost along obsolete technology highway goes flying past in the rear view mirror. Please ignore my lame prose for a moment and take note that today marks the fourth anniversary of Apple (or more accurately, Steve Jobs) deciding to unilaterally discontinue development of the Newton. So, is the deep green platform truly dead? … Read the rest of this item

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February 26, 2002

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While we’re on the topic of posting odd assortments of uniformly framed pieces of digital artwork, waferbaby is pleased to announce that the several month gestation period for the one hundred panel fusion is finally over. Ah, these things definitely get better with age. Whether you’re irrepressibly curious or just plain nosey, my panel is … Read the rest of this item

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February 26, 2002

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 Underground parking garages. 5th Street and 5th Avenue Southwest, Calgary.

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February 26, 2002

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Good old sod Daniel thought that my photo of the window blinds yesterday was a bit lacking in terms of inspirational forethought. I guess the lighting and colours captured my attention more than my audience. Ah, well. Today, the world outside these office walls is dull and grey and very much uninspiring, but I’ll see … Read the rest of this item

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February 25, 2002

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 Window blinds in the living room, late afternoon. Calgary.

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February 25, 2002

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My favourite low-cal web server, MacHTTP has really started to hit its stride. Open source code. Ongoing development. Active user community. Increasingly regular updates. And speaking of regular updates, another beta has been posted for all the world to see. This new version fixes a few things but also improves upon a couple of necessary … Read the rest of this item

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February 25, 2002

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And yes, I did have a nice weekend. Thanks for asking.

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February 25, 2002

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I stop what I’m doing for a couple of hours on Sunday to watch Canada kick a bit of rink butt down in Salt Lake City and what happens? Adobe decides to finally release Photoshop 7.0 on the world. Then, as I was just about to say to myself that it would be nice if … Read the rest of this item

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February 22, 2002

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After much reflection, and a fair amount of staring in slack-jawed disbelief at the following table, I’ve come to the conclusion that using text ads is probably not the best method of spreading the word. Any word.It’s a darn good thing this ad placement was a freebie, otherwise I’d be right ticked off about the … Read the rest of this item

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