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Monthly Archives: November 2003


by Rob Friesel

Updated to Panther this past week and after a few days of use, ready for to hash it out… First the goods: Despite warnings to the contrary, I’ve not experienced any data corruption as a result of FileVault yet. And maybe it’s just placebo but I feel a lot better now that my personal files […]


by Rob Friesel

“It[‘]s not in the history of civilization for peace ever to reign. Never has in the history of man. … I doubt that we[‘]ll ever have a time when the world will actually be at peace.” Frightening article/redux of Gen. Franks’ opinions on war/peace and how the Constitution will be the first casualty of a […]


by Rob Friesel

It’s almost painful how backwards and totally illogical some scientists can be. “These findings may help us understand the sites of action of the medications used to treat ADHD, particularly stimulant medications[…]” sites of action of the medications … ?? How is that helping you to understand the “illness” or what’s behind the so-called illness […]

another brick.

by Rob Friesel

Back in high school, I thought this box set existed. Actually, the box set I thought existed involved a graphic novel, the double CD, the video, and some errata. I don’t know where I got that crazy notion but I clung pretty steadfastly to it for a couple years. *sigh* At least I was able […]

the joy hope club.

by Rob Friesel

Absolutely fantastic Wired interview with Bill Joy where we get into some of the gritty about open source, democracy, and gentle reminders that freedom really isn’t free. Sure… There’s the obligatory babble about Java but when all is said and done, it isn’t about “write once, run anywhere” it’s about “…individuals giving up the ability […]