Author: Rick Thues

Relative Time

Episode 550 August 17, 2019 Time proceeds at a variable rate. As one approaches the speed of light, Time slows. The faster you travel the slower is Time. Life is a space ship with a warp drive. “Engage.” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pm6TsYypBpY Brain waves travel at the speed of light. Thoughts can occur over years or in the moment. Time is experienced in our will to notice it. The busier one’s mind, the faster is Time. Impatience slows Time. Focus speeds it up. Time travels in hindsight much faster than foresight. The memories of a lifetime can be remembered in a moment. Future...

Time Machine Flaw

Episode 549 August 10, 2019 This week's music: [embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wwMozVGKcAI[/embedyt] Because of a flaw in the way that Time Machine restores Mail data, Macintosh Mail.app can fail to run. Time Machine is the backup application built into macOS. It comes with the operating system and is a must use feature for every Macintosh user. Time Machine copies the entire boot drive onto an external volume (like a hard drive, flash drive or network share). Initially, Time Machine copies everything from the boot drive to the backup drive. After that, Time Machine does an incremental backup adding new and changed files...

Welcome to my New bLog

Episode 548 August 3, 2019 Evolution in computing is the one certainty. i have used the same web authoring software for more than 10 years. Ten years in computer years is like 20 years in dog years. The software should have stopped working 5 years ago. The authoring software i have used is Apple’s iWeb. Apple ceased development and support of iWeb 8 years ago. All this time i have been using unsupported software. Yet it still works and i still keep cranking out the bLog entries. The next Macintosh operating system will be macOS 10.15 Catalina. Catalina will only...