· Naughties
· · 2003
· · · April
· · · · 28 (3 entries)

On Apple's Music Store · Business-wise, it seems pret­ty sound. I'll pay 99¢ a pop for tunes if they stay out of my face about how I use them. This has to be seen as good news, and ev­i­dence that Ap­ple is a lit­tle smarter than your av­er­age com­put­er com­pa­ny. Here­with some pros and cons of this (I think) im­por­tant new of­fer­ing. (Up­dat­ed 4/29 with com­ments on pric­ing and Web Ar­chi­tec­ture.) ...
April Flowers · Wel­l, the rhyme with “showers” pre­dicts the flow­ers in May, but we've got 'em now, here's the ev­i­dence ...
Which? · We put up a nice lit­tle Visu­al Net ap­pli­ca­tion a cou­ple of weeks ago that's kind of un­usu­al for us and with a bit more fun fac­tor than your typ­i­cal en­ter­prise soft­ware de­ploy­men­t. Here's a teaser: Twelfth-century lay monks prob­a­bly built parts of this mag­nif­i­cent stone ed­i­fice, in­cor­po­rat­ing a pre­his­toric mono­lith now set in a wal­l. Other fea­tures are a gran­ite fire­place in the lounge and a gran­ite pil­lar sup­port­ing a beam in the din­ing room. Con­tem­plate these and more while drink­ing one of three ales drawn straight from the cask: Prince­town Dart­moor IPA or Jail Ale, or Sharp's Will's Re­solve. ...
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