The Core Dump

A strong conviction that something must be done is the parent of many bad measures

[By Nic Lindh on Thursday, 16 October 2003]

It tunes Windows

Downloaded and installed iTunes on my Windows XP box. Amazing. The thing looks exactly like the Mac version, right down to the visualizer. Now I have to remember how to turn on framerates in the visualizer so I can do some über-nerd quickie benchmarking.

And it saw the shared playlist from my Mac through Rendezvous without a glitch! Oh happy day! Music everywhere!

Music: Little Fluffy Clouds by The Orb

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Politics is not the art of the possible. It consists in choosing between the disastrous and the unpalatable