ABC.com & Six Degrees

Thanks to ABC’s fairly nifty Website, I have been able to experiment with some non-iTunes shows, namely Six Degrees. ABC has an archive of

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A Fist Full of Hollers

I’ve had some interesting experiences lately. Time for a blog entry. 1. iTunes 7. iTunes 7 works beautifully on my PowerMac G5. But I

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Critiquing Apple’s TV ads

Today, two very different critiques were published about Apple’s new “Get a Mac” TV campaign. The first was done by Mac World UK. In

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Don’t Underestimate Apple

It’s fairly obvious to everyone who stays up-to-date on Apple that there are people who make a living criticizing and underestimating Apple. And we

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Life as a Mountain

I am writing this after returning from a week-long ski trip to Steamboat Springs, Colorado. My wife and I have taken this annual vacation

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Bandwidth and Subculture

I have been brooding, as I know Beth Lock has, about the frenzy of Internet publishing. What’s fueling this, of course, is massive bandwidth

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Microsoft and Vista Problems

I wrote a few weeks back that Vista’s delay would likely not produce any measurable increase in Apple’s market share. And yet, I believe

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Movie Download Services

From this article: http://www.cnn.com/2006/TECH/internet/04/03/dvd.downloads.ap/index.html it appears to me that the movie studios (except Disney) have gone off and struck a deal that gives them

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The Blu(e) Ray of Death

I was going to write a blog on why, very recently, I’ve begun to suspect that Blu-Ray is going to lose to HD-DVD. What

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Apple’s BSD Unix vs. Linux

There is a very, very interesting and educational article I want to draw your attention to. Dan Eran over at Roughly Drafted has written

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MacBook: First Reaction

I played with a MacBook over the weekend. I was prepared to be skeptical of the glossy screen. I ended up liking it a

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Michael Bartosh

There are many people who have known and worked with Michael Bartosh in the last six years. I was just one of them. I

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Want some Pizza?

Here is a cautionary tale about excessive use of databases, surveillance, and loss of essential privacy. It’s designed, I am sure, to be both

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