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· · 2012
· · · October
· · · · 09 (2 entries)

Don’t Change Your Hair For Me · For the first time since 2003 I’m se­ri­ous­ly think­ing about switch­ing to Ubun­tu. It feels like, since Snow Leop­ard, more things have been sub­tract­ed from than added to my Mac. This syn­drome in­fects product-management groups ev­ery­where not just in Cu­per­ti­no; “We know bet­ter; the ex­pe­ri­ence for the av­er­age us­er will be bet­ter with­out that.” But there ain’t no such thing as an av­er­age user, and it’s al­most al­ways a bad idea to sub­tract a ship­ping fea­ture ...
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CL XXIII: High Pressure · I mean the large zone of el­e­vat­ed at­mo­spher­ic pres­sure which has blessed the Pa­cif­ic North­west for many weeks now, mak­ing this past summer’s Cot­tage Life a more or less weather-untroubled sun-bath. Me, I can’t wait for the rain (com­ing Fri­day they say) ...
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