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June 30, 2003

Here kitty, kitty.

I haven’t commented on the pre-release of Mac OS X 10.3 yet, primarily because I’d like to play with it in person before passing any cursory judgements. Since I wasn’t fortunate enough to attend WWDC this past week, I’ll have to be patient until Apple posts Panther on the Developer Connection site. In the meantime, … Read the rest of this item

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June 27, 2003

Live. Die. Repeat.

The available domain name of the week is reternal.com

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June 25, 2003

Back after lunch.

If you noticed the server outage this morning, please accept my apologies. If you didn’t notice, just skip right over this post, thank you very much. It seems that after nearly a month of uptime, my infamously leakyWebStar server managed to use up every last bit of its memory partition. It didn’t crash. It’s didn’t … Read the rest of this item

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June 24, 2003

Random scribblings from my to do list.

azer tweaks copy images directory finish updating vendor templates recrunch logs since january re: solus remove confirmation prompts search and destroy icon_ and ds_store from ftp evolution without jarring the user experience stream on home not centered under ie win externalize search specific javascript table assisted transitional xhtml layout tracking term streams to relate relationships … Read the rest of this item

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June 23, 2003

Photo of the day.

 Flower petals drying on a paper towel. Calgary.

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June 21, 2003

Bend it like browser.

The display becoming the manipulation interface to the information takes another intriguing leap past the simple touch screen metaphor with Gummi, a prototype developed at the Sony Interaction Lab in Tokyo. Although the associated QuickTime movie only gives you a vague idea of how a flexible device may work to navigate and switch between modes, … Read the rest of this item

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June 20, 2003

It sucks at first, but pays off later.

Thanks for the sympathetic shoulder Jeffrey, but at the root of this whole dot-conundrum is that I personally don’t have a choice of development platforms. Recess has started and sides have already been picked for this game of kick ball. This is what I’ve got to work with. However, encouraging advice has been sliding through … Read the rest of this item

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June 19, 2003

Querious maximus.

UPDATE images_augSET keywords = IIF(kw1,kw1 & “, “, “”) & IIF(kw2,kw2 & “, “, “”) & IIF(kw3,kw3 & “, “, “”) & IIF(kw4,kw4 & “, “, “”) & IIF(kw5,kw5 & “, “, “”) & IIF(kw6,kw6 & “, “, “”) & IIF(kw7,kw7 & “, “, “”) & IIF(kw8,kw8 & “, “, “”) & IIF(kw9,kw9 & “, … Read the rest of this item

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June 19, 2003

Newsfeed hiccups.

If you’re a regular consumer of this weblog using NetNewsWire or some other similarly fabulous RSS newsreader, you may have noticed that the article links haven’t been working. In fact, I hadn’t even noticed until someone sent me a message saying so. This problem is apparently related to the migration of this weblog (and most … Read the rest of this item

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June 19, 2003

Completely out of context.

The available domain name of the week is antiquote.com

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