Month: June 2003

Practise what you preach

Funny how a US senator who’s been calling for computers with illegal software to be smoked, used unlicensed Javascript code for his official website’s dropdown menu (the code has since been registered). [Senator Orrin] Hatch on Tuesday surprised a Senate hearing on copyright issues with the suggestion that technology should be developed to remotely destroy …

Mad as a Potter

So, the new Harry Potter book is out. I liked the first book, but haven’t read any subsequent releases. It now takes an immense effort for me to sit down and finish reading a book, because I’m so used to scanning web pages for specific information, that I have no patience for anything lengthy and …

Apple G5

According to news sources, information on Apple’s forthcoming G5 series has been leaked! Woohoo. [ Update: New York Times article on Apple’s new alliance with IBM. Wow, the Mac meets the PC. The latest technology and models were unveiled at the recent Apple Worldwide Developers Conference. And of course you can view the new G5 …

Lomoblogging

I don’t own a Lomo (yet). But lomoblogging is, like, the coolest thing ever. Here’s something you can do with your Lomo camera if you have a weblog. MovableLomo, or how to build your own funky Lomo blog using Movable Type. This is a very funky Lomo blog. More Lomo blog links here.

Funan Forever

Hurrah! Another fruitful visit to Funan Centre. This time, Shin Dee and I accompanied Denyse in her noble quest for a laptop. Up to today, Denyse had not purchased a portable computer since 1997, so her decision was most commendable. 😉 She finally settled for a Compaq Presario with a 15 inch screen, Pentium IV …