Howardism Musings from my Awakening Dementia
My collected thoughts flamed by hubris
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The cure for Apple is not cost-cutting. The cure for Apple is to innovate its way out of its current predicament.

—Steve Jobs, before his re-take-over of Apple

Things Macintosh

I purchased a Mac with OS X at the end of 2002. I've since become a living meme for getting people dis-satisified with both Linux and Windows to use something a bit better.

I Made the Switch
I did it. I made the switch ... I bought a Macintosh today. I wanted to state a few of my reasons for making the switch from Linux.

My Mac Depends on Perl?!
Who would have guess that the prettiest OS depends on the ugliest scripting language?

4 out of 5 Geeks Prefer Macs for their Patients
Why don't more computer nerds choose Macintosh computers?

Relieving Eye Strain through Better Scripting
A little example of developing some simple scripts on my Mac, and how there are more than one way to do it with the Mac.

Cool Software for Mac OS X
A list of Mac OS X software that I am using on my Mac.

I Found an Easter Egg
I found a little goodie basket in the latest release of Mac OS X... a dig on Microsoft Windows.

Protecting your Software Investment
A free way to back up your CDs to your computer and run them directly.

Apache on Mac OS X
Some general notes about configuring the standard Apache distribution that comes with Mac OS X.

Mac OS X Tweaks
I'm starting to list some of the useful tweaks I sometimes have to make to my Mac.

Installing SSH Public Keys
A shell script for creating a public key and uploading it to a server