Monthly Archives: October 2007

Verify your backups

Apple shipped Mac OS X 10.5 this weekend, and three of the features are Time Machine, dtrace, and improved CHUD tools. Time Machine, dtrace, CHUD tools. iPod, mobile phone, web browser. Time Machine, dtrace, CHUD tools. To spell that out … Continue reading

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Back in 1992, Robert X. Cringely wrote in Accidental Empires: How the boys of Silicon Valley make their billions, battle foreign competition, and still can’t get a date [Oxford comma sic]: Fifteen years from now, we [Americans] won’t be able … Continue reading

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OmniWeb 5.6 tip of the day

defaults write com.omnigroup.OmniWeb5 WebKitOmitPDFSupport -bool TRUE Sorry, but it doesn’t view properly and doesn’t print properly either :-(.

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The times, they mainly stay the same

bbum displays a graph of the market capitalization (he’s american, so the z sticks) of a few of the computer companies, noting that if after-hours trading isn’t too surprising, then tomorrow (for Americans, again) the market will open with Apple … Continue reading

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Nice-looking LaTeX Unicode

Because there was no other single location with all of this written: usepackage{ucs} % Unicode supportusepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} % UCS’ UTF-8 driver is better than the LaTeX kernel’susepackage[T1]{fontenc} % The default font encoding only contains Latin charactersusepackage{ae,aecompl} % Almost European fonts/hyphenation do … Continue reading

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