Attic Finds – Part 1

November 14th, 2014

OK, so I’ve been digging through old boxes in the attic in search of things that, of course, I never did find. But what I did find was:


Yes, it’s a full source code listing of the Star Trek game I wrote on punch cards, in FORTRAN IV, for an IBM Selectric HARD COPY terminal, connected to an IBM 360 mainframe in 1976-7 while at college.

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Why I like Ocean City in October

October 16th, 2012


Thanks Rob!

March 6th, 2012

Just a quick thank you to Rob Ellis of Mac2MUG for presenting Remember? to his group. I’m still amazed that a little app I wrote 24 years ago is still of enough use to people that someone is willing to talk about it (even if there is no car as an incentive.)

Even with the advent of Apple Stores and Genius Bars, Macintosh User Groups (MUGs) are still the best way to learn and share what you’ve learned. If you aren’t already a member find a local MUG and join!

Remember? 4.6.1 Released

August 2nd, 2011

Remember? version 4.6.1 in now available. There are only two changes:

  • a bug fix that eliminates a lock-up when you close then re-open the About window.
  • the pop-up alert window now responds to scroll wheel events by stepping through the alert list.

And that’s it.

Remember? 4.6 is now available

July 24th, 2011

Head over to the Remember? page to download version 4.6, the latest release of my reminder package and the first as a Universal (PowerPC and Intel) binary. This version also brings Mac OS X 10.7 “Lion” compatibility as well as export to iCal file format. Your existing occasion files and settings are fully compatible.

The new release requires Mac OS X 10.5 or later. Version 4.5 is still available for Mac OS 9 & Mac OS X 10.2 – 10.4 as is version 3.4 for Mac OS 8 or below.


2011-Jul-26 update: Just discovered a bug in version 4.6 regarding the About window. If you open it, close it, then try to open it again the app will stop responding. I’ve got a fix but I’m holding off a bit to see if any other “issues” get reported.

Also, I’ve had one report of problems with the version 4.6 download. In particular the name is truncated at the first space to “Remember” with no file extension. I haven’t seen it here with Safari on 10.6 or 1.7 so if anyone else sees this please post a comment or email me.

2011-Aug-02 update: The issue appears to only occur if you’re using Speed Download. It truncates the downloaded file before the embedded question mark even though it’s encoded. I’ll work out a proper fix but for now there is an alternate, Speed Download friendly download link on the Remember? page.