If you look at the universe and study the universe, what you find is that there is no evidence that we need anything other than the laws of physics and the other laws of science to explain everything we see. There's absolutely no evidence that we need any supernatural hand of god. -- Lawrence Krauss, World-Renowned Physicist
There is probably no other notion in any field of science that has been as extensively tested and as thoroughly corroborated as the evolutionary origin of living organisms. -- Encyclopedia Britannica
FAITH. No one word personifies the absolute worst and most wicked properties of religion better than that. Faith is mind-rot. It’s the poison that destroys critical thinking, undermines evidence, and leads people into lives dedicated to absurdity. It’s a parasite regarded as a virtue. -- PZ Myers
Religion is the antithesis of science, an anesthetic for the mind that disables critical thought and encourages the acceptance of inanity as fact, and wishful thinking as evidence. -- PZ Myers

Sunday, October 23, 2016

10/24/2016 What I wrote for Apple Computer Help about my 2 problems since the last Safari update. I will copy & paste from here. Or I could copy & paste from iCliplite.

Serial number: C07PF17VG1J2

Ever since the last Safari update I noticed 2 problems.
The 1st problem: I have system preferences set to announce the time on the quarter hour and I'm not hearing that anymore even though my speaker is set to a high volume.
The 2nd problem: On the sidebar reading list I am unable to delete what I have finished reading. Before there was something I could click to delete this stuff but that thing is gone.
Will these 2 problems be fixed?

After a 7 minute wait I got apple support. Suggestions were made for both problems. Both suggestions did not work. I'm going to try again. Copy and paste this stuff:

Case Id: 100051046404
I have a Mac Mini computer with all the Apple software updates. The computer was manufactured in late 2014.
The 1st problem with announcing time on the quarter hour not working: I tried what I was told to try - "for the date and time, we would simply want to reset that-you can shut off that settings, then restart the computer, then turn it back on. That should get that working again" I did that but I'm still not getting any time anouncement on the quarter hour even though my speaker is on a loud volume and even though I shut off the time announcement setting, then restarted the computer then turned back on the announcement setting. This has always worked perfectly for more than a year, then after the last software update from Apple it stopped working. Obviously to me that software update caused the problem. In any case I should not have to fight my computer for something as simple as getting the time announced.
The 2nd problem. This was recommended: "if you Right Click, or Option click on the item you are trying to remove you will see 'remove Item'."
I did that. I pressed and held the option button and clicked the reading list item I wanted to delete. I looked hard but nowhere could I find "remove item". Before the last Apple software update there was for each item which if I remember correctly was a small x in the upper right corner of every item on the reading list. All I had to do was click that x and the item was deleted. Ever since the last software update that x has been missing. It would be nice to have that x back some day. I should not have to fight my computer for something as simple as deleting a website from my Safari reading list.
Could you please tell your software guys to fix the 2 problems I think they caused. I can live without these things but it bugs me that something that was easy and always worked no longer works at all. And by the way despite these minor problems I love Apple. I worship you people.

UPDATE: I was able to delete items from reading list but instead of using option+click I had to use control+click because I have a Logitech keyboard. I was able to get time announcement working by repairing the disk, an idea I found with a google search. So both problems have been fixed. 10/24/2016.

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