:: Wednesday, August 21, 2002
Word on the street is that Ladytron is close to releasing their new album 'Light& Magic'. If you're in the UK, you can hear them play on the Boutique Stages at the upcoming Reading Festival on Friday, August 23rd at 4.50 p.m., or at Leeds Festival on Saturday, August 24th at 4.20 p.m.
:: Tuesday, August 20, 2002
So Iíve taken the plunge and purchased the new Apple PowerMac. It arrived last Friday and despite rumors and conspiracy theories that the new PowerMacs are nothing more than a fancied-up, redressed Quicksilver boxes (since when did the Quicksilver models become the pariahs of the Mac world?) , Iím satisfied with itís overall performance, especially considering I only have 256MB of RAM at the moment. It doesnít seem overwhelmingly faster than my dual 450 MHz box I use at work, but then again, Iíve always been impressed with the sheer muscle and performance of that machine (especially considering itís nearly 2 years old). Right now Iím knee deep in digitizing my entire music collection using iTunes 3 (1861 songs, and 10.67GB so far) so I can really take advantage of the Slim Devices controller I purchased a few months back. Iíve been testing it and the Slim Server running under OS X and I have to tell you, itís beyond sweeeet. Iím gleefully looking forward to having every song Iíve ever loved at my fingertips.
Dasboot.org is an interesting collection of art, architecture and design with a rather annoying penchant for irritating sound effects.