Articles posted on August 15th, 2003

Power Trip (funny)

Friday, August 15th, 2003 • 9:31 pm

It’s a bit mean, but it’s really funny — and scary at the same time, of course: “Power outage traced to dim bulb in White House” by Greg Palast,

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Using “Advanced Settings” in Word X

Friday, August 15th, 2003 • 9:15 pm

MS Word X, like previous versions of the software, has a command called “Advanced Settings” that can only be used once it’s been added to your user interface with the “Customize…” command. (The “ToolsAdvancedSettings” command is in the “Tools” category.) Once the command is available, selecting it shows the following dialog: If you type “WordSwitches” […]

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WSJ: Pretty close to sickening

Friday, August 15th, 2003 • 5:23 am

Today’s edition of the Wall Street Journal‘s Best of the Web column includes a long item on the recent death toll caused by the heat wave in France (which French authorities put at close to 3,000 deaths). Then James Taranto writes: Might it be noteworthy that the French are claiming almost the same number of […]

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