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Tuesday, December 12, 2006

From http://www.notmacchallenge.com/ :

Since Apple decided to start charging for dotMac, I’ve spent $495 to keep some useful files remotely accessible on my iDisk and sync my bookmarks, address book and calendar between computers. While I find these features incredibly useful and convenient, I have no need for any of dotMac’s web-based services, and as a result, I don’t think I’ve been getting a good value from Apple. I know that workarounds exist that allow one to take advantage of dotMac’s services without a dotMac account, but they require a level of technical proficiency that I just don’t have. I’ve no doubt there are a lot of people like me.

I wish them the best of luck, however, the requirements are a bit weird. Mainly, it appears that this is to work in conjunction with .Mac, not replace it, which is a far easier and more laudable goal, IMO.

posted by Nem W Schlecht at 22:53 in News    
Wednesday, October 11, 2006

Hans Rieser, namesake of RieserFS, was arrested today for the murder of his wife. (previous story)

posted by travis at 04:20 in News    
Friday, September 22, 2006

Contrasting to RFID–which is essentially storing a key into some database which contains data–the idea here is attaching the digital information to the physical thing–for example, a digital version of a document woven into the paper of a hardcopy.

posted by travis at 13:12 in News    
Friday, September 15, 2006

The house of Hans Rieser, namesake of RieserFS, is being searched for his estranged wife’s body.

posted by travis at 00:22 in News    
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