October 2006 Archives

When usability goes horribly wrong
Joseph Scott has an interesting button at his office.
October 30, 2006 - 53 words,

"Weak references" errors when using NET::OSCAR
A tip for those getting errors on Debian.
October 30, 2006 - 39 words,

Baseball technology
Apparently the pitch tracking stuff you see on TV during this years playoffs has some...
October 23, 2006 - 39 words,

Photo tips for Halloween
How to get great photos of your costumes, Jack-o-Lanterns, and festivities at Halloween.
October 23, 2006 - 116 words,

Hosting: getting what you pay for
1&1’s discount hosting comes with a hidden cost.
October 23, 2006 - 134 words,

Is an API really needed?
Could your web site become your next API?
October 23, 2006 - 779 words, 1 comment

Adobe acquires Sacramento firm
Adobe has bought Serious Magic, a Folsom-based software company that makes consumer-focused video editing software....
October 19, 2006 - 15 words,

Fix for spinning buddies at signin for Live Messenger
A fix for a Windows Live signin problem.
October 19, 2006 - 100 words,

Automating screen captures?
I need a screen capture tool that only grabs the diffs.
October 17, 2006 - 80 words, 3 comments

Google Blog ping full of spam
Google blog search is getting overrun by spam.
October 16, 2006 - 37 words, 3 comments

Re-educating a spammer
In which I attempt to lead someone from a life of spam.
October 13, 2006 - 372 words, 5 comments

Wiki letdown
My son’s teacher rejected the use of wikipedia for a class project and seemed confused by the very idea of it.
October 12, 2006 - 95 words, 11 comments

Eudora goes open source. Sort of.
The classic mail client will be based on Thuderbird in the future.
October 11, 2006 - 126 words, 2 comments

"That's cool!"
My son’s first experience with Wikipedia
October 10, 2006 - 151 words,

More silly credit card security
More pointless security for your credit card.
October 10, 2006 - 140 words, 1 comment

Credit Card Activation a security risk
Your new credit card can be activated by anyone at all.
October 10, 2006 - 267 words, 6 comments

First impressions
Studies have shown that first impressions correlate closely to evaluations based on extensive knowledge. What...
October 8, 2006 - 35 words, 1 comment

EcoPhones and Larry Lankford: spammers
Want to chat with a spammer? Here’s their toll-free number.
October 5, 2006 - 140 words, 12 comments

Small screen branding
How’s your branding look on small screens?
October 5, 2006 - 328 words, 1 comment

Reality check
"People still search for the domain name in search engines while we worry about what...
October 3, 2006 - 27 words,

Startup Camp
Startup camp sounds like a great idea.
October 2, 2006 - 44 words,

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