Life’s really too short to mess around with pre-release software, but somewhere on the Intertubes somebody said that Firefox 2 RC2 is much faster than the 1.5 series, and fasterness is always to be sought after, so I downloaded it.
They weren’t lying.
Firefox 2 brings teh snappy, teh snappy’s kid brother and teh snappy’s cousins.
It also brings close buttons for tabs that are actually inside the tabs, a preference to open with all tabs that were open when Firefox quit, and wonder of wonders, integrated spell check, among other goodies.
Does that sound tasty? Yes it does.
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.