As I’m temporarily on OS X while my laptop is being repaired, I run into one of my OS X gripes, which is that Command-M does something deeply useless: it minimizes the current window, with no way to undo the… Continue Reading
Last week, the motherboard on my trusty and much-lugged Dell laptop was replaced to fix the power management problems. Today, the hard drive died an ugly-sounding death. I have no idea what data I lost, but it can’t be too… Continue Reading
Just poking around shutterbook, and trying out the uploader, I find that the installer for the uploader lists Python & Tk/Tcl DLLs as part of its payload. They’re everywhere!
As part of my job, my name gets listed on the corporate website. As a result, I end up with a fair share of spam, and spam-like phone calls. I just got off the phone with someone pitching me backup… Continue Reading
Go see it. Via jwz, master of the weird..
It is so refreshing to see an executive speak out, and speak out in favor of my core beliefs. (The post is old, but I just found it): It is time to speak up. It is time to say that… Continue Reading
Google impressed me today, doing something very basic and core: search. I wanted to be reminded of the syntax for .forward files, which are unix-geeky files. So I searched for “.forward”. Google, as usual, throws away some/all punctuation in its… Continue Reading
I posted about Ning at 11:41 am, and got a comment from Marc Andreessen himself at 2:06 pm. Amazing.
Most popular apps on Ning Originally uploaded by David Ascher. I somehow doubt that Marc Andreessen had this in mind when he built Ning. These are the currently most popular apps built on Ning (snapshot from www.ning.com).
Back from a trip to Berkeley, San Francisco (in part for Web 2.0, which was, as many have remarked, full of suits) and Paris, for my brother’s two weddings. As much as I have fond memories of my own weddings,… Continue Reading