I still think of those who died in the Falklands War, and of Tony Tyler, one of the wittiest and most perceptive of the contributors to MacUser. We miss them.
Like so many of David Crystal’s books, “Words in Time and Place” is seriously addictive, and essential for anyone with the slightest interest in the English language.
A truly open government champions open standards and open source, and nurtures European software development.
Let us hope that this apparent forgetfulness is not a sign of things to come.
Wanting to draw square-rigged sailing ships, I first tried measuring up contemporary photographs and engravings. Then it got messy.
Not content with changing the publishing business, Amazon seems determined to change literature as a whole.
Among the new features of 9.1 was support for the burning of CDs in the Finder, and Finder support for switching between open windows.
Written a year before the first iPhone, 4 years before the iPad: “Sooner or later, Apple will release a product that lies between current iPods and MacBooks.”
Almost every app that you run – under OS X or iOS – which communicates with a remote web server will use RESTful APIs somewhere along the line.
Any school or other organisation that refuses to use wireless networking on grounds of health risk or safety is making a public declaration that their understanding of science is medieval at best.