Articles posted on June 27th, 2003

Republican preachers and pirated software

Friday, June 27th, 2003 • 4:29 pm

A telling story on the Wired web site on Orrin Hatch, a Republican senator from Utah who suggested that people who download copyright materials without paying for them should have their computers automatically destroyed, and who was revealed to be using unregistered software on his own web site: “Orrin Hatch: Software Pirate?” by Leander Kahney, […]

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Mac OS X’s Mail: Using the “To:” field

Friday, June 27th, 2003 • 4:08 pm

In spite of Mail’s attempts to catch my junk mail and move it out of sight, I still get a fair amount of junk that Mail’s filters are not able to identify as such. (It seems to me that Mail’s junk filter stops learning once you put it in Automatic mode. It’s a shame. It […]

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Mac OS X: The problem with brushed metal

Friday, June 27th, 2003 • 5:59 am

The preview screen shots of Panther provided by Apple confirm the rumor that Mac OS X’s Finder itself is going to be using the “brushed metal” look currently in favor at Apple and already used in iChat, iTunes, Safari, and other applications. This is in apparent contradiction with Apple’s own guidelines, which recommend that the […]

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The New Republic on the selling of the Iraq war

Friday, June 27th, 2003 • 5:43 am

This article in The New Republic on the way the US administration has lied and misled the American public and insulted everyone’s intelligence is, unfortunately, required reading: “The First Casualty” by John B. Judis and Spencer Ackerman, The New Republic

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