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  1. Ten Things Computers Should All Do Flawlessly, But Generally Don’t  • 
    Sometimes I wonder if the computing industry -- all of it, from software to hardware to web services -- really has the right priorities in mind. So here's my list of the things that I hope to hell are working flawlessly in computing technology by 2018.
  2. Don’t Worry, Vista Will Handle It  • 
    Call me a masochist, but I installed Windows Vista on my home machine this past weekend. I wasn’t about to spend much money to get my rapidly aging Shuttle XPC Vista ready, so I simply opted to buy an $85 ATI Radeon video card that would let me run the Aero interface, however creakily. The […]
  3. Windows Vista and Easy Security  • 
    I’ve owned and continuously operated Microsoft PCs since that clunky 8086 behemoth running MS-DOS 3.3 that I took to college with me in 1989. It ran at a sizzling 6 MHz, unless you pressed the big white button labeled “Turbo” on the front, and then — look out! — 12 MHz. (Why you would ever […]
  4. Contemplating My Next Laptop  • 
    As a nice, juicy little carrot to inspire me to finish writing "MultiReal," I've decided that I'm going to finally buy a new laptop once I'm done. So the question is: which one?