Adobe has announced that they are discontinuing PageMaker. A legend goes quietly unto its grave. I can’t even begin to count the hours I’ve spent in PageMaker; out of all the applications I’ve used over the years, PageMaker is probably the one I mastered at the deepest level.
Ah, laying out books in Aldus PageMaker 3.0 on a Mac SE with a 20 Megabyte hard drive. Those were the days.
And yes, Quark sucks.
Music: “Fountain Of Sorrow” by Jackson Browne
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.