Month: October 2002

Mad World

Planes in towers. Bombs in Bali. Sniper(s) in Washington. Gunman in Melbourne. Human bombs in Palestine. War pending against Iraq, and a nuclear weapon pileup. Not to mention the usual famines, natural disasters, global warming and diseases. Is this the Start of the Breakdown? [Sorry, I couldn’t resist using a couple of TFF song titles, …

Square Eyes

There was some hullabaloo this morning after I returned from church. My dad had, for the first time in his life, purchased serious software online. To be precise, it was an antivirus and firewall package he was trying to upgrade to, and somehow the installation screwed up, rendering his computer useless, making him grumpy and …

Internet Explorer 6 patch

Finally, my browser gets a Service Pack which fixes, among other things, the CSS display problems some of us designers have been complaining about. This is what Microsoft had to say about it: “Internet Explorer 6 SP1 offers a feature-rich platform for building Web-based applications and developing informative content for users. It provides full support …