That’s how my desktop looked on 09 September 2001. Note how I went for lengths to achieve a custom look—all the icons made by myself (of course drawing on source material found on the Web), and their resolution pushed to the maximum possible. At least in respect to the flood of television commercials, the ↵Wii craze seems to have ebbed away—only to be replaced by the Vista craze. Judging from the clips, what Microsoft is most proud of is the “3D-desktop”, namely the ability of the graphical user interface (GUI) to perspectively tilt opened windows. Years ago, when I … Continue reading