Steve Jobs Hated The Idea Of A Multi-Button Mouse, Designer Claims Luke Dormehl, Cult of Mac, 3/9/14. Guess that's why I have always used mice from Macally, Logitech, and Kensington with Mac OS X. Thank you very little, Steve.
Is Curiosity driving on a giant lake bed? Mark Prigg, Mail Online, 3/7/14. Its RAD750 processor (PowerPC G3) just keeps chugging along, just like the one in my PowerBook 1400.
A silent epidemic of neurotoxins is threatening our children's brains Katharine Martinko, Tree Hugger, 3/6/14. On the face of it, this isn't PowerPC related, but it is. Keep that old Mac running instead of buying new. Also, repair is better than recycling and is way better than throwing that old PowerPC Mac in the dumpster.
Apple takes the Snow Leopard outside and shoots it in violation of the Endangered Species Act TenFourFox Development, 3/3/14. "The real relevance to [PowerPC users] is whether Mozilla will continue to support 10.6, because once 10.6 is dropped all supported Macs will be 64-bit and have video acceleration, two things that do not apply to our userbase."
Migrate to Linux, folks.
Apple CEO to Global Warming Deniers: We Don’t Want Your Money Daniel Politi, Slate, 3/1/14. Go Tim! For most thinking global warming deniers, it's all about the money. They know the science and hope to ride out this looming human catastrophe in their wealth bubbles... and maybe even profit from it.
Why Repair? iFixit, 2/27/14. I can't say enough about why these folks are such an inspiration to repair geeks like me. As we head onto the wild ride of resource depletion and global warming... Live lightly!
Bad News For OS X Mavericks Users As The Wait Continues For A SSL Exploit Fix Bryan Wolfe, AppAdvice, 2/25/14. Days later and still no fix. Why? Sounds more complicated than "one line of bad code".
SSafari SSL SSucks TenFourFox Development, 2/22/14. This article is mostly about why Webkit browsers on PowerPC Macs don't have a future, but it begs the question... Why did one line of bad code break SSL security in Mavericks?
VLC for Mac 2.1.4 Fixes DVD Bug, PowerPC Mac Users Get a Patch, too FairerPlatform, 2/21/14. PowerPC users still using OS X Leopard, give it a whirl. Works just fine on Debian, too.