It’s a week before April even starts. Yet it’s already 82°F outside. Something just doesn’t seem right here.
It seems that today, the trackpad on my PowerBook has decided to randomly stop working.
I’m hoping this is only a temporary thing, but neither cleaning the pad nor rebooting seems to have fixed it. At least the system works with an external mouse…
Grr. I hope I don’t have to ship this thing off for service again.
Edited 2:27pm to add: And suddenly it’s working again (though it intermittently thinks I have two fingers down rather than one). Maybe it was just excessively moist or something?
Note to self: Do not leave a duffel bag lying by the heater in the bedroom for a span of several months. Very Bad Things will happen when one does this. Like parts of the bag turning from black to a strange orange-ish shade. Or one of the handles literally falling off.
Seriously, what was I thinking here? I swear, I have no common sense sometimes.
At least the bag is still un-warped enough to actually close…
Ooh. From the Global Nerdy blog, found via del.icio.us: The free PowerPoint 2007 viewer includes the six new font families designed for Windows Vista. It can be downloaded from Microsoft’s site here.
Nice. Particularly given that the installer is a self-extracting .cab that can also be extracted on Mac OS and Linux, and indeed, there’s nothing in the license that prevents an installation of the fonts on those operating systems. ::switches his default monospaced font to Consolas::