An automatically generated list of links that caught my eye between May 28th and June 15th.
I’ve been attempting to troubleshoot some issues with sending Excel files back and forth between my Mac at home and a professor who uses a Mac at home and a Windows PC at school. Even though we’re both using current versions of Excel, and though the files opened fine on her Mac, she was having consistent problems on the Windows machine.
Earlier this week, Alex, Adrian Tjissling, and Joi Ito jointly announced that they have joined forces, and TypeWriter has now become Ecto for Windows.
Another IM conversation, investigating the MovableType/Six Apart/Mac/Apple conspiracy.
Looks like UserSpace might have some competition down the line! As it stands right now, Zempt looks good for the Windows side of things, and UserSpace has my vote for the Mac side of the equation.
Imagine the disincentive to software development if after months of work another company could come along and copy your work and market it under its own name…without legal restraints to such copying, companies like Apple could not afford to advance the state of the art.
Wintel users often start when they’re young and experimenting…before he knows it, your average Wintel user has spiralled into an insidious pattern of expensive aggravation, lost time, and severely declining fashion sense.
This is so sad. They’re just lamely trying to copy Steve Jobs’ Apple presentation — right down to the guy having a black shirt and black pants…. It’s almost like Windows ME 2. Or as Apple might call it, Windows Me Too.
Was wondering if anyone had attempted an install of NetBSD on a mac…? –and– Anyone attempted a firewall system like this…?