Tag: mike pfaiffer

A.P.P.L.E. User Group Director Mike Pfaiffer Passes Away

We learned today that one of our directors, Mike Pfaiffer, has passed away.   Michael was a programmer, editor of Call-A.P.P.L.E. and The Digital Civilization, as well as A.P.P.L.E. President.   He passed away at his home in Manitoba Canada.  Mike was a driving force behind the rejuvenation of A.P.P.L.E. in the early 2000’s and will be […]

Mike’s editorial

This issue I’d like to whine and complain about proprietary versus open standards. In the past I’ve generally come out against proprietary software and standards. I will do so again today. The motivation behind my current rant is the admittedly cheap MP3 player I bought last month. It is a 2 GB Sylvania SMPK2083 made […]