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Installing Win2K is hard

August 19, 2002

Apparently I’m not the only one who finds the Windows 2000 Installation process to be tedious and ridiculously hard. The folks at LinuxWorld.com asked “Is Windows or Linux easier to install?”, and found the answer was surprising.

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No more bad news

August 4, 2002

In case you hadn’t noticed, I’ve been posting a lot fewer political items here. It’s not because I think things are looking up, but because I think they’re looking worse and worse. I decided that trying to keep up would (a) be a lost cause, and (b) make this blog terribly boring (not that it isn’t anyway).

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RSS Auto-Discovery

June 2, 2002

I’ve added RSS Auto-Discovery to this site, by modifying the source for monauraljerk, the software that runs this site.

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Where will it end

May 11, 2002

“Given the lack of public outcry about these shameful laws and rulings, I’m beginning to wonder if very many of you care about your rights. Do you?”

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Lying styles of the rich and famous

April 24, 2002

“[T]here are no honest administrations. But each presidency does bring its own unique style to the task of deceiving the citizenry.”

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Get your war on

April 22, 2002

Pretty fuckin’ funny.

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Rewriting history

April 16, 2002

It would appear that our underachieving president’s record is getting the benefit of a little after-the-fact copyediting.

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Something very exciting is going on right now

April 13, 2002

Something really, really exciting is going on in technology right now. It’s not really clear where all this is heading, but the amount of activity, creativity, and energy going into building and combining new Web-based services is large and growing, in a way we haven’t seen since about 1994, when the Internet first started to take off.

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What’s next?

April 13, 2002

Dave Winer is at the heart of all this energy, he’s involved with or creating every one of the major elements that make up this exciting soup.

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DigitalConsumer.org

April 13, 2002

DigitalConsumer.org is a new organization whose purpose is to promote a Consumer Technology Bill of Rights, to “positively assert a consumer’s rights to fair use, […] and guarantee [the] ability to use digital media in the way that you choose.”

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Panic Room

April 6, 2002

Jodie Foster’s Panic Room is a very solid, very tense thriller. Recommended.

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Consensus at Lawyerpoint

April 6, 2002

A new EFF weblog with the aim of being a true account of the undertakings of the Broadcast Protection Discussion Group. If you care about technology, this blog is virtually guaranteed to make you angry.

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