August 04, 2005
August Issue of The Harrow
The Harrow: Original Works of Fantasy and Horror: Vol. 8, No. 6 (2005) is up! Some good stuff: Fiction, Poetry, Reviews.
Journalists as Heads of State
A Haitian-born journalist from Quebec is expected to be Canada's new Governor General - the representative of the head of state, Queen Elizabeth II.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation journalist Michaelle Jean, 48, is due to be named by the office of Prime Minister Paul Martin.
The announcement will make Ms Jean Canada's first black Governor General, and the third woman to hold the post.
And she's the second CBC journalist in a row.
On Friday August 5th and Saturday August 6th 2005 - Toronto based artist Mike Parsons will be creating a live comic book and large-scale drawings. He will be performing in the Art Exhibition area of the Artisan Market at Yonge & Dundas Square. Smaller works will also be available. Come down and check out some of his new work, and enjoy the festival. Mike's work is also on display in the Queen/Bathurst area. If you wish to view these pieces please call to make an appointment. (416) 504-7604
We have 6 pieces of Mike's work.
August 02, 2005
Kazue, Helmut and Glenn Gould
Corry's Pissed, as should we all be...
People working with early versions of the forthcoming Intel-based MacOS X operating system have discovered that Apple's new kernel makes use of Intel's Trusted Computing hardware. If this "feature" appears in a commercial, shipping version of Apple's OS, they'll lose me as a customer -- I've used Apple computers since 1979 and have a Mac tattooed on my right bicep, but this is a deal-breaker.
As I told rochelle on IM: "as long as someone has a work around that bypasses this I'll be ok. but if it isn't bypassed you can be sure that more people who write software will move to linux, which ay improve linux. And I'll move back to it." Mac was my OS of choice after SunOS, DOS, NeXt and the like. I don't mind changing.