Articles posted on March 25th, 2003

Mac OS X: The simple stuff that’s still broken

Tuesday, March 25th, 2003 • 10:09 pm

This is the kind of stuff that has been bugging me forever and there is no sign of a fix coming, so… 1. Invisible file name selection in Save As dialog sheet Look at this picture: The blue “halo” indicates that the active part of the dialog sheet is the file name field. But there […]

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Adobe on PC vs. Mac: ‘PC Preferred’

Tuesday, March 25th, 2003 • 9:14 pm

If you are an assiduous Mac web reader, you have no doubt heard of the web page recently added to the Adobe web site which presents pseudo-scientific DATA aimed at demonstrating that a single processor Dell 2.5 GHz Pentium 4 machine is significantly faster than a 1 GHz dual-processor G4 for typical video post-production computing […]

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FA Cup Replay: Chelsea 1 – Arsenal 3 – High drama at Stamford Bridge

Tuesday, March 25th, 2003 • 6:30 pm

This FA Cup stuff is getting very exciting indeed. (It’s probably always been this way. It’s the first time we’re actually able to follow it on TV from here in Canada.) There was lots to get excited about in today’s game, especially if you are an Arsenal fan. Patrick Viera was simply outstanding — and, […]

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No perceptible slowdown

Tuesday, March 25th, 2003 • 5:18 pm

No pills in almost two months. Then two pills in the space of three little days. Definitely the nastiest “flare” in a long, long time… Why? Where does it come from? Where does it go? What causes it? What causes it to subside? I just don’t know. Springtime is here. Temperatures are milder. (Cat) love […]

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The New York Times on the French

Tuesday, March 25th, 2003 • 1:52 am

“The Anti-American Lifestyle” by Fernanda Eberstadt, The New York Times [free registration required] There is no reason that the French shouldn’t love Eminem and Nikes but also hate genetically modified soybeans and the death penalty. There is room for more than one version of democratic capitalism, and the French interpretation, statist at home, multilateralist abroad, […]

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