Articles posted on September 16th, 2003

Good news on the media consolidation front

Tuesday, September 16th, 2003 • 11:29 pm

Voice of America reports that a number of Republicans have defied the veto threat of US President George W. Bush and voted to repeal the new media ownership rules that were predicted to lead to further media consolidation and a decline in the diversity of viewpoints and perspectives. I am sure that this doesn’t mean […]

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Safari, deteriorating performance and protected memory

Tuesday, September 16th, 2003 • 11:21 pm

With the advent of Mac OS X, we were able to say goodbye to a computer environment (the classic Mac OS) whose performance and reliability was systematically deteriorating over time. No matter how careful you were as a classic Mac OS user not to use potentially problem-causing programs such as third-party system utilities and notoriously […]

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EPL: Day 5, Part 3

Tuesday, September 16th, 2003 • 5:29 pm

The Leicester vs. Leeds game last night was fun to watch — although it would have been better with more opposition from the Leeds players. The first couple of goals (in the space of 5 minutes) were outstanding. I have no doubt that Frenchman Nalis was a bit lucky in his half-volley, but it was […]

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