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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'…
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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.…

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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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