Articles posted on October 18th, 2004

New York Times magazine article on ‘our national eating disorder’

Monday, October 18th, 2004 • 11:31 pm

The New York Times magazine has an excellent article by Michael Pollan titled “Our National Eating Disorder“, which covers everything from the Atkins fad to the “French paradox”. As a French national living (and eating) in Canada (now a Canadian national too), I can only confirm the fundamental difference between a North American society driven […]

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Google: logging in and posting to newsgroups

Monday, October 18th, 2004 • 8:10 am

I love Google as much as the next guy, but the company still has a thing or two to learn about basic web design. I was reading a newsgroup post in Google Groups today and wanted to respond to it. So I clicked on the “Reply to this message” link at the bottom of the […]

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John Gruber on brushed-metal windows

Monday, October 18th, 2004 • 4:29 am

John Gruber has a new article on the use of brushed-metal windows in the Mac OS X interface. It’s not quite as in-depth as John’s articles usually are. In particular, he fails to mention two additional problems that I have had the opportunity to point out, namely that there is not enough visual difference between […]

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EPL 2005: Day 9 (Arsenal 3 – Aston Villa 1)

Monday, October 18th, 2004 • 1:18 am

It was an excellent week-end for Arsenal. Early Saturday, Birmingham had managed to hold Manchester United to another disappointing 0-0 draw, which meant that the Gunners could put an 11-point between them and their rivals prior to the October 24 clash at Old Trafford, if they could beat Aston Villa at home. They did just […]

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