October 2001 Archives

Quick Search Deskbar updated
Dave’s Quick Search Deskbar has been updated to also search for software ta download.com. It...
October 31, 2001 - 31 words,

Pumpkin patterns
Are you looking for the list of Jack O' Lantern patterns? The main page of...
October 31, 2001 - 37 words

Instant geek costume
Print this out, cut along the lines, and pow! Instant computer geek costume. (PDF) [via...
October 31, 2001 - 17 words,

QSD update
No problems with the Quick Search Deskbar at home. The author of the deskbar is...
October 31, 2001 - 39 words,

Deskbar problems
I’m having some problems with my machine that I think may be related to the...
October 30, 2001 - 144 words, 1 comment

Dave's Deskbar
Users of Internet Explorer and Windows that do a lot of searching on the Web...
October 30, 2001 - 110 words,

Directory browsing in IIS
Note to the person that got to my site searching for "iis directory browsing turn...
October 30, 2001 - 56 words, 3 comments

Halloween pictures
I’ve posted pictures of Saturday’s Halloween party....
October 29, 2001 - 7 words,

BlogBuddy
I’m posting this with BlogBuddy. If you use Blogger and Windows, check this out. You...
October 26, 2001 - 31 words,

Wayback titles
I need some better titles for my Internet Archive bookmarklets. The names I have aren’t...
October 26, 2001 - 26 words,

My youngest son Taylor took
My youngest son Taylor took his first bike ride without training wheels this evening....
October 25, 2001 - 14 words, 4 comments

Wayback Bookmarklets
Here’s another Internet Archive trick. I’ve created some Bookmarklets that work with the Wayback Machine....
October 25, 2001 - 226 words,

Archived rot
I’ve updated my link rot page to include a link to the offending page at...
October 25, 2001 - 42 words,

The Wayback Machine
The Internet Archive Wayback Machine has copies of over 10 billion web pages in it’s...
October 25, 2001 - 50 words,

URL regex
A Regex that matches URLs....
October 25, 2001 - 6 words, 1 comment

Perl sync
Fsync is a Perl script which allows for file synchronization between remote hosts...
October 24, 2001 - 13 words,

Farsite
Farsite is a system that Microsoft Research is working on that allows you to store...
October 24, 2001 - 52 words,

More costumes
Still don’t know what to wear to that Halloween party? Here’s some more costume ideas,...
October 24, 2001 - 28 words,

Boot disks
If you ever find yourself needing a boot disk for a machine, try the Boot...
October 23, 2001 - 17 words,

Jack-o-lantern patterns
  This list is a few years old and some links might be dead. You...
October 22, 2001 - 77 words, 3 comments

Pumpkin totem
For something a little different this Halloween, make a Pumpkin Totem Pole....
October 22, 2001 - 13 words,

My house, in color
And there’s my house again. In color this time......
October 22, 2001 - 9 words,

Forwarded-Email-Joke-Of-the-Day
We’ve been notified by Building Security that there have been 4 suspected terrorists working at...
October 22, 2001 - 77 words,

My house from afar
I can see my house from here....
October 22, 2001 - 7 words,

Kournikova, Anna Kournikova
Anna Kournikova the next Bond girl?...
October 19, 2001 - 6 words,

HP Digital Entertainment
HP Digital Entertainment DE100c:Stores 750 CDs, 9000 tracks, 635 hours Plays standard music CDs, CD-R,...
October 19, 2001 - 91 words,

Intel prescience
From an IM conversation I had late last month: Jeremy: Plus, Intel is in the...
October 19, 2001 - 50 words,

Reading is dangerous
Bring in the thought police. A Philadelphia man was not allowed on a United flight...
October 19, 2001 - 65 words,

Mario
Remember Mario Brothers?...
October 18, 2001 - 3 words,

Condit mask
Can’t decide what to wear for Halloween? How about a Gary Condit Mask?...
October 18, 2001 - 13 words,

SW review
Ain’t It Cool News has a spoiler-filled review of Star Wars Episode 2....
October 18, 2001 - 14 words,

Into to Tcl/Tk
IBM developerWorks has a nifty tutorial to introduce you to Tcl/TK. (Free registration required)...
October 18, 2001 - 15 words,

Design patterns
Design patterns are familiar conventions that get used in interactive design. A progress bar is...
October 17, 2001 - 95 words,

Poor support
I’ve had some bad tech support before, but this is absurd....
October 17, 2001 - 12 words,

CueCat scanner
If you have a CueCat scanner, you can convert it into a barcode scanner with...
October 16, 2001 - 19 words, 1 comment

Comment changes
I made some changes to the comments system. The only one that is visible to...
October 16, 2001 - 49 words

Commerce One sale?
Internet News reports that Commerce One may be preparing themselves for sale to SAP. Back...
October 15, 2001 - 24 words,

Spaced Penguin
Play Spaced Penguin, a strangely addictive game featuring a penguin launched from a slingshot....
October 15, 2001 - 15 words,

Comments!
I’ve just installed a comments system. Now my readers (yes, both of you) can interact...
October 15, 2001 - 32 words,

RIAA hacks
The new anti-terrorism bill makes it a crime to break into a computer system and...
October 15, 2001 - 69 words, 2 comments

Evil Bert's new friend
Now these two have started hanging out together. This can’t be good....
October 15, 2001 - 12 words,

More Evil Bert linkrot
More Evil Bert linkrot. First the Evil Bert photo was cropped. Now it’s been removed...
October 14, 2001 - 17 words,

Evil Bert Stamp
blackholebrain: "If you should receive any package or letter bearing the new 'Evil Bert' stamp,...
October 14, 2001 - 27 words, 1 comment

Califoria employees orderd not to open packages
The Govenor of California, Gray Davis, has sent a message to all state agencies ordering...
October 12, 2001 - 91 words,

Heil Mother-In-Law
An anagram of Mother-in-law is "Woman Hitler."...
October 12, 2001 - 7 words, 1 comment

Smokin Bert
Apparently the face in the smoke was Evil Bert......
October 12, 2001 - 9 words,

PGP gone
eWEEK: Network Associates cuts PGP unit. Network Associates is shutting down their PGP unit and...
October 12, 2001 - 22 words,

Robot or Language
Pop quiz time. Movie Robot or Programming Language?...
October 12, 2001 - 8 words,

Tickle Me Elmo, The Sequel
Elmo isn’t about to let his buddy Bert get all the media attention. The 5th...
October 11, 2001 - 81 words,

Muppet Madness
"It is not clear whether the protesters actually knew who the character Bert is, and...
October 11, 2001 - 36 words,

Playboy cuts
You know the Net economy is hurting when the porn sites start struggling. Playboy will...
October 11, 2001 - 39 words,

Tesco delivery
Unlike Webvan, the UK grocery store chain Tesco realized that the Web is just one...
October 11, 2001 - 85 words, 1 comment

Evil Linkrot
A different kind of linkrot has affected my post on the Bin Laden-Bert connection. The...
October 11, 2001 - 62 words,

Job-Hunting Tips from The Onion
The Onion: Job-Hunting Tips: "Have a long history of experience in the field you’re applying...
October 11, 2001 - 32 words,

Evil Fox News
So now Fox News has caught on to the Bert photo in the Bin Laden...
October 11, 2001 - 32 words, 2 comments

Excite@Home dying
Excite@Home stops taking new subscribers. They’re trying to conserve cash....
October 10, 2001 - 11 words,

CSS browser extensions
If you use CSS in your Web site, grab the IE extensions that allow you...
October 10, 2001 - 48 words,

Flash terrorism
The latest in the wave of anti-terrorist Flash cartoons....
October 10, 2001 - 9 words,

Evil bert site
A few people have asked where to find the Bert Is Evil site. For those...
October 10, 2001 - 26 words,

Mail your Hippo
The US Post Office has official instructions on how to pack a Hippo for mailing....
October 10, 2001 - 27 words,

Evil bert
Flutterby, F***edCompany, and others are pointing to a picture of Bin Laden supporters. What’s so...
October 10, 2001 - 26 words,

Winamp license
Along the same lines as Oxo’s user-friendly terms of use that I mentioned a few...
October 10, 2001 - 78 words,

Intro to XP
If your current development process has you bogged down in bureaucracy, you may want to...
October 9, 2001 - 40 words,

Addiction
Mark Pilgrim was fired for this essay: Addiction is......
October 9, 2001 - 9 words,

Halloween hampsters
With Halloween coming up, it’s time to dust off the venerable Hampster Dance, but with...
October 9, 2001 - 22 words, 1 comment

Windows marketshare
Two interesting articles on Windows XP and Microsoft’s methods to take and hold marketshare. Salon’s...
October 8, 2001 - 102 words,

Limewire goes open source
The Limewire Gnutella client is now an open source project. "By going open source, Lime...
October 8, 2001 - 58 words, 2 comments

Effective email
An effective email is the one that gets results. Business email users should read Scott...
October 4, 2001 - 72 words,

Link rot
I was looking through my archives yesterday and I noticed a lot of dead links....
October 4, 2001 - 260 words,

Web service directory
If you want to integrate anything from stock quotes to address books, to zip code...
October 4, 2001 - 28 words,

Adobe usability
Mike Swaine admits that he is not the typical Web user. He doesn’t use a...
October 1, 2001 - 119 words,

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