Articles posted on May 1st, 2003

Fury, by Salman Rushdie (2001)

Thursday, May 1st, 2003 • 4:40 pm

Every now and then, I feel a pinch of guilt because I read so few literary works by contemporary writers, and I make a conscious effort to purchase something by a well-known and acclaimed author, just to make sure I am not missing anything. In this case, I hadn’t read anything by Salman Rushdie. I […]

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Postes Canada: L’horreur terminologique

Thursday, May 1st, 2003 • 4:01 pm

Un exemple parmi tant d’autres de la situation désolante du “bilinguisme” officiel au niveau de la fédération canadienne… Il s’agit en l’occurrence de Postes Canada et des emballages préimprimés bilingues qu’ils vendent pour leurs colis rapides. Hier, nous avons reçu un colis envoyé dans une de ces enveloppes plastifiées préimprimées de Postes Canada. Ces enveloppes […]

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Mac OS X 10.2.5: A nasty one

Thursday, May 1st, 2003 • 12:51 am

Things are definitely not right with the Mac OS X 10.2.5 update. Ever since I installed it, I have been experiencing an abnormally high number of system-wide crashes. They happen out of the blue, sometimes after the machine has been running fine for more than a day. The last one just happened half an hour […]

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