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Now accepting applications

http://jobs.apple.com/index.ajs?BID=1&method=mExternal.showJob&RID=5997&CurrentPage=1 If you know any hot to trot mac server geeks, this would be a good job. Though I’m intentionally vacating it for reasons including “I don’t want to do it anymore”, I would still recommend it as a good … Continue reading

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Allow me to formally introduce yet another new blog on the Internet: The Bits is just a stupidly generic name for a place where I can put all my borish geeky stuff. From the about page: In this blog, you … Continue reading

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Quake4 macbook benchmarks

I recorded a short multiplayer demo (recordnetdemo demo1 / stopnetdemo) on a public server – there were 5 or 6 other players (quake4 performance falls off pretty quick as you add players). The demo was recorded on my slowest-performing machine, … Continue reading

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hi

I’m pretty much the same, with one notable exception. Went ahead and got myself one of those newfangled macbooks, and I must say it’s rather nice. My previous laptop is a g3 ibook from 2001. Almost 5 years old = … Continue reading

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X11 application mobility funs

Ever wanted to have an X11 application’s GUI follow you around between various machines while the app continues to run? Believe it or not, I have wanted this. Recently I found a little app that lets you do this called … Continue reading

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lolz

This is hillarious stupid: http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=303119

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Public Service Announcement

http://www.boingboing.net/2006/01/11/itunes_update_spies_.html Read all the comments, too. Sad :/ All it would have taken is a little tiny dialog explaining the new behavior to make people *excited* about it, instead of pissing off people who REALLY don’t want that behavior by … Continue reading

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All together now…

Apple’s iPods are still broken for live or classical music, and concept albums. The problem is that the iPod can’t deal with tracks that are supposed to have no gap between them (Dark Side of the Moon, Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely … Continue reading

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bring on the video!

“So you can do video on these devices if you want to, but the things that are suboptimal about it are the screen size and the battery life – things like that. The fundamental problem here is… Headphones are a … Continue reading

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NerdTV

NerdTV. Good stuff, interesting insights and anecdotes. Link Summaryhttp://www.pbs.org/cringely/nerdtv/

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