mark nottingham


Safari and Content Sniffing

Wednesday, 11 January 2006

It took two years, but Apple has finally taken steps to limit Safari’s content-sniffing ways;

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Colour Management in OSX

Sunday, 8 January 2006

After hearing about how I lusted after Bob’s D100 in Japan last November, Anitra kindly splurged on a Nikon D50 for my birthday, and I was re-introduced to serious photography.

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Core Image Fun House

Monday, 18 July 2005

Am I just behind, or is Core Image Fun House the coolest thing ever?

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Memory, Sweet Memory...

Wednesday, 30 March 2005

Just added a 512M module to the Powerbook for a total of 1G (was 768M), for a pittance — $79! — courtesy of Amazon.

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Corporate Citizenship

Friday, 30 July 2004

Apple is making an executive summary of the 9/11 commission report and the major speeches from the Democratic National Convention available for free on the iTunes Music Store. They deserve a lot of praise for this, and I hope they continue this practice.

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Web-izing The Finder

Sunday, 18 July 2004

Timbl has talked about Web-izing databasesand languages; what about operating systems? Despite Microsoft’s legal troubles brought about trying to integrate the browser into Windows, it’s a good idea.

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Safari as HTML Editor?

Saturday, 3 July 2004

Surfin’ Safari hints that the next version of WebCore will be able to edit as well as render HTML.

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Rename with Date.applescript

Friday, 28 May 2004

Hey mac fans —

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Wednesday, 5 May 2004

I’ve got to say that iTunes 4.5 is scary addictive.

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More Software that Everybody Should Download

Tuesday, 13 April 2004

Spike is a networked clipboard that allows you to easily share text, pictures and other interesting things with others near and far.

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The Powerbook is Dead; Long Live the Powerbook

Friday, 5 March 2004

I’ve just got back from a two-week business trip, during which my 15” Titanium Powerbook showed increasing signs of shaking off this mortal coil. Specifically, the bottom 1/3 of the screen kept on flickering white. At first, I was able to tap the screen to make it better, but as time went on, tapping became hitting, and by the end, it was unresponsive. Considering the work this machine has done, I’m not terribly displeased.

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Video Chat — It’s Here

Monday, 9 February 2004

We’ve been playing with iChat AV, and I’ve got to say that it puts video chat in the same class as E-Mail and Web; killer app.

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Officially Unofficial

Thursday, 8 January 2004

Rod Chavez has posted an article about running BEA WebLogic Server 8.1 on OSX to O’Reilly. It’s really, really cool that this works, and I’ve had the entire platform (including Workshop) running on my TiBook happily for several months, thanks to Sam’s efforts.

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Saturday, 3 January 2004

Mail already shows you a little picture of someone when they’re in your address book. Why doesn’t it send and display X-Faces? Can somebody write a plugin to do this?

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Cool OS X Software roundup

Monday, 15 December 2003

Small apps that make my life much, much easier:

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Oh, for shame, Apple, for shame.

Wednesday, 10 December 2003

mnot-laptop:~> uname -a Darwin localhost.local 7.0.0 Darwin Kernel Version 7.0.0: Wed Sep 24 15:48:39 PDT 2003; root:xnu/xnu-517.obj~1/RELEASE_PPC Power Macintosh powerpc mnot-laptop:~> echo "<a href='/'>test</a>" > ~/Sites/test.txt mnot-laptop:~> chmod a+r ~/Sites/test.txt mnot-laptop:~> curl -is http://localhost/~mnot/test.txt | grep Content-Type Content-Type: text/plain mnot-laptop:~> open http://localhost/~mnot/test.txt

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iPod update

Wednesday, 10 September 2003

Our problems continue.

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The 'i' stands for 'idiot'

Monday, 25 August 2003

I got Anitra an iPod (an intensely desirable object) last week, because the new car (new to us, at least) doesn’t have a CD player, and she’s got a long commute. Along with an iTrip, it seemed just the ticket.

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Tuesday, 15 July 2003

I’m very happy to say that, after using Windows on the desktop for about a year, and various flavours of Unix on the desktop for about six years, I’ve Switched back to the Mac (which I happily used for about six years before that).

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The Genius Bar is dry

Sunday, 4 May 2003

Don’t get me wrong - I love Apple and all things apple. But, the Genius bar at the Apple Store never fails to annoy.

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Saturday, 3 May 2003

One of the joys of moving to a mac for my personal machine is using Apple’s excellent; IMHO it’s the best GUI mail client yet.

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ZeroConf is cool

Thursday, 1 May 2003

Anybody know how to get ZeroConf working on Linux, so that I can advertise services on my server to the Macs at home?

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Wednesday, 11 December 2002

Aaron points out the Apple Switch commercial starring Yo Yo Ma. Cool; how long before we see a Switch ad with TBL? :)

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