The Mac universe has long been aflutter with opinion about the brushed metal look Apple is putting on more and more of its applications:
So imagine my surprise when looking through some of the examples on MSDN. Gasp! Brushed metal is spreading.
Who’d a thunk it?
UPDATE: This skin is called Slate and is one of the skins in the PDC build of Longhorn, which doesn’t include “Oh my God this is the best thing since sliced bread but we can’t show it to you” Aero.
Music: Shake Your Foundations by AC/DC
Includes Hollywood Dead, Tales from the Loop, Things from the Flood, The Court of Broken Knives, and Port of Shadows.
Nic has a retinal tear and has his vision is saved by a laser.
Includes The Storm Before the Storm, White Trash, Calypso, Tell the Machine Goodnight, Prince of Fools, and Provenance.
The Internet tells Nic to install Ubiquiti gear in his house, so he does, and now he has thoughts.
What I wish I’d known when I started podcasting.
Nic starts a new podcast about—gasp!—American sports.
Mostly excellent non-fiction in this installment. Includes Fantasyland, The Miracle of Dunkirk, Das Reich, The Undoing Project, Waiting for the Punch, Vacationland and Points of Impact.