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Archive: October, 2005

October 28, 2005

Finder poppin’ good.

Sweet mother of crap. After several years in software stasis (and quite frankly stating that he wasn’t even working on Macs anymore…) the indubitably talented Turly has resurfaced with an OS X savvy version of FinderPop. This contextual menu extension still makes my life more pleasant during those regressions back to OS 9 and Classic … Read the rest of this item

This item was posted by Grant Hutchinson.

October 24, 2005

Oh, stop complaining.

Yes, I realize that the term ‘week’ means every seven days, not once per month. I promise to keep this in mind for future updates provided that you take special notice of the fact that the available domain name of the week is bitchnot.com

This item was posted by Grant Hutchinson.

October 23, 2005

Acronymoniously yours.

Government agencies are known for their innate ability to communicate the simplest bit of information as unabridged as possible — and Canada is absolutely no exception. Considering that all things within the mighty realm of the Canadian government must be bilingually represented, even the acronyms suffer from severe alphabetic overextension. For an example of how … Read the rest of this item

This item was posted by Grant Hutchinson.

October 18, 2005

Applesopht.

Stewart Smith (working under the canopy of the brilliant Stewdio) has taken two things I enjoy and mashed them together in a simply wonderful way. Frankly, this is one of those things you wish you had thought up yourself. This home-brew video for a song from Grandaddy’s The Sophtware Slump album uses a vintage Apple … Read the rest of this item

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October 13, 2005

Unsane, unsane again.

A happy belated number five to the kids over at Unsanity. Their dedicated w00tness has helped me keep my own sanity in check during the bumps and grinds transitioning to OS X. Keep them haxies rolling.

This item was posted by Grant Hutchinson.

October 4, 2005

I see London. I see France.

I see Newton’s underpants. Well, perhaps not underpants. Underpinnings, maybe. Invigorated by this thread on the NewtonTalk mailing list, I somehow decided it would be good idea to post and annotate an x-ray image of a MessagePad. It’s partly an exercise in technical documentation, but it’s also pure, green-bleeding geekiness. Come on, admit it… you … Read the rest of this item

This item was posted by Grant Hutchinson.