China overtakes United States as world’s biggest polluter

Well, China has been working hard to catch up to the US in many areas, why not this one? As a response to Zou Ji’s comments (he of Renmin University and quoted in the article below). "When we become richer and richer, and feel safer and safer, then people will have more time and more Read More …

Look who’s joined the browser wars…

http://www.apple.com/safari/   Safari on Windows? Right on! However, I can’t get it to work on my work computer since I can’t configure proxy settings. I’ll give it a whirl at home soon, though. Exciting news; but I’m not sure of what value it is. I would much rather had heard an announcement about .Mac upgrade/update/merge Read More …

Word 2003 Fun

Every time I clicked on a word, the blasted “Research Pane” (pain?) opened up. Every single document that I opened was doing this, even after shutting down and restarting Word. I could not find a obvious reason for this happening, so I tried the standard Windows software repair tool: reboot. This seems to have worked.