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April 30, 2002

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I’d add a preamble to this link, but I’m speechless. The K’nexintosh

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April 30, 2002

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You probably spend a good part of your waking hours there, so why not take a minute to show off your true desktop? My own digitally enhanced reliquary is one of the featured heaps of acrylic-encased technology and other personal detritus in Mat Hoy’s new image project, the True Desktop Collection. It’s worth a peek.

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April 29, 2002

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A short history of Apple’s Espy Sans and Espy Serif typefaces. Now if only someone would expound on the virtues of 18 pt eWorld Tight, the typeface I use for the headers on this very site. Now, that’s a damn fine font if you ask me.

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April 28, 2002

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 Oh, give me a freaking break…

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April 28, 2002

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Heck, even I learned something over at the Geek & Co. geek tip of the week page.

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April 27, 2002

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Don’t worry, it was just a small creative spasm. Not only did I unglue my duff this evening and finally get around to converting the spiral logo page to a standards-compliant style sheet format, but I managed to add a couple more victims contestants to the critique. Now, let’s see what else I can fix … Read the rest of this item

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April 27, 2002

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 Commodore Pet at computer recycling drive. Anderson Station, Calgary.

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April 26, 2002

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Damn. Apparently you can’t configure a 320 GB Iomega DataSafe network attached storage device over TCP/IP using the supplied installation wizard when the client resides within a Virtual PC environment. Even after a triplet of fine, hand-crafted local ales, which I thought for sure would help smooth out the whole process. According to this here … Read the rest of this item

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April 26, 2002

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Pardon my exuberance, but I just can’t resist posting another one of these little poetic morsels. Indulge me for a brief moment and give due consideration to this new installment of Three Line Poems from the Subject Lines of Spam. Economic Indicators[Bousquet, lynd3bedsole, Mike, 2002] What will Greenspan do next?Profit from high gas pricesYour invitation is … Read the rest of this item

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April 26, 2002

Never say never.

Your sensitive graphic treatment of the airline sickness bag didn’t make the cut for either of the Design For Chunks collections. It was obviously rampant nepotism that caused your concept for the relaunch of K10K to be completely ignored. And of course, in true style-over-stability fashion, the BD4D site was redesigned after the end of … Read the rest of this item

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