The world according to Sven-S. Porst
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Some bits of the news plus some added Mac related googling results
With that cannibal making the news in Germany last year, some people seem to have gotten the impression that it's Germany's new trend. Swapping Hitler for cannibals – amusing.
Copyright crap for rights of digital images of art. Of course bearing all the usual problems and potential for abuse that copyright offers.
With our government having come up with the grand idea of injecting extra money in a few universities to have more top-notch departments, hopefully not much harm will be done for a change. A comparison beween the German and U.S. systems.
A pretty dire report about the 'ghost town' Detroit, also linking to a website about shrinking cities.
We did look at a few new flats yesterday. Two of them were really nice – but we're not quite sure we'll manage to split up the rooms in a way that makes everyone happy.
/System/Library/CoreServices/Menu\ Extras/User.menu/Contents/Resources/CGSession -suspend will invoke the login window of fast user switching in X.3 – for those of us who don't like the waste of menu bar real estate that goes along with its menu bar item.
/System/Library/CoreServices/Menu\ Extras/User.menu/Contents/Resources/CGSession -switchToUserID 502 will log you in a the user with the ID specified, like selecting the user in question from the fast user switching menu.
sudo ifconfig en0 ether 00:03:45:67:89:ab will change your MAC address in X.3.
January 11, 2004, 13:11
One of my best friends, Dan Sicko ( http://www.techno-rebels.com ) traveled to Leipzig from Detroit and presented a lecture as part of the Shrinking Cities project.
January 12, 2004, 22:48
It’s a small world. – Shrinking even.
January 13, 2004, 0:14