Articles posted on May 20th, 2003

Grey Matter

Tuesday, May 20th, 2003 • 9:40 pm

This is what the “mess” looks like two days later… They are all more or less grey, but hey, what can you do when both the mother and the father are grey? (There is absolutely no doubt about the identity of the father. We live in a remote location and he’s the only male cat […]

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The Guardian on the ‘storm in a teacup’ regarding Google and blogs

Tuesday, May 20th, 2003 • 9:19 pm

The Guardian has a decent article summing up the recent controversy regarding Google and blogs: “The blog clog myth” by Neil McIntosh, Guardian Unlimited This whole story does not reflect well on The Register and Andrew Orlowski, I’m afraid.

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Mac OS X: Cocktail Brilliance

Tuesday, May 20th, 2003 • 6:48 pm

I’ve just discovered that the excellent Cocktail utility includes a button for creating “symbolic links” easily without HAVING to use the CLI in Terminal. The need to resort to the Terminal had been keeping me from moving my “Mail” folder from its default location inside my home library folder on my startup volume to my […]

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Radio Frustration!

Tuesday, May 20th, 2003 • 4:47 am

It seems that, every week, Radio finds some new way to cause me grief. Today, I wanted to find out why my local backup had not been updated since Saturday. (Today’s Monday.) There is absolutely no control in Radio’s prefs over when the backups take place and no way to force a backup manually now. […]

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