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Big Mac

So I got another Mac. This replaces Donald as my main machine, who has been temporarily been cast aside, but I have several plans for him.

Big Mac is a Power Mac G4 Quicksilver. 733 MHz. I've done the Open Firmware diddle to get Leopard running on him, and given him a nice 768MB of RAM to run with, and there's a USB 2.0 PCI card on the way as I write, though its arrival has been delayed by the volcanic ash cloud.

I have the typical 'new computer'…

Added by David Kendal on April 24, 2010 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Vectorised 'hello' Ad

So, the hello Show page header was looking a bit... how shall I say... aliased?

Yuk. Rough edges like that have no place in the 21st century.

Behold, an antialiased version of the classic motif! Based directly off of the original ad, no less.…


Added by David Kendal on March 28, 2010 at 3:38pm — No Comments

Hey there!

I'm David Kendal. I've been using Macs since I was knee-high, but I only got my own in 2009, after spending several years as a Linux user and before that, using Windows. I currently exclusively use a 2001 iMac G3 500MHz Indigo, which is often an exercise in computing thrift; one learns to live within one's means.

I probably won't be writing here much, since I have my own blog, the Anthology of Hypertext, and I recently started a… Continue

Added by David Kendal on January 31, 2010 at 6:02pm — 1 Comment

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