that just when you’ve reformatted your hard drive using the 18-gig external you borrowed for a day or two so you decide to reinstall everything just for good computer hygiene (and to combat some pernicious problems) that your CD-ROM decides to crap out on you? Not 10 minutes earlier I’d used the self-same CD-ROM drive to install the OS on the external so that I could calmly and rationally proceed… but it never mounted another disk. Well, it mounted one disk – that containing the formatting software installer. Figures. Murphy squared.
Archives for May 2000
this ongoing Time Warner/ABC story takes the award for biggest non-story all month. “my god – what will they do next – will the poor subscribers have to miss regis? how will they know how to match tomorrow? the poor souls will have to slink past the watercooler at work, what with nothing to talk about! oh the humanity of it all!”
Seriously – there are dozens of important issues surrounding media distribution in the post-Telecomms Reform Act era – this ain’t one of em.
that a company who manages to alienate so many people is adored by so many at the same time. The latest: Microsoft rips off ‘Digital Diva’.
it’s not so bad. At least it’s getting a bit nicer out.