Monthly Archives: March 2007

Keyboards For the Win

Drop the mouse. (Side note: Microsoft Office 2007’s behavior of showing keyboard shortcuts is absolutely brilliant. Its one of those simple features that leaves me wondering why it hasn’t always existed.) Coding Horror doesn’t mention when a mouse is more … Continue reading

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This Is the House that DRM Built

Remember all of those people* who pointed out Vista’s DRM would only added more bloat and complexity to an already bloated and overly complex operating system? I think they were right. On a side note, our Windows Update Server here … Continue reading

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Google Reader Can’t Search?

Google is a search and ad company, so I would expect all of their products to contain at least one of those two things! Thanks to their AJAX page loading I can’t even use my browser’s built-in page search. I’m … Continue reading

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PC 1.0 beats Web 2.0 & 3.0

Slashdot linked to a Canadian researcher’s blog about how Web 3.0 (the Semantic Web) won’t happen because its even more susceptible to the greedy nature of corporations than Web 2.0. My favorite part however was this one-liner toward the end: … Continue reading

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Joost Invite Available

E-mail me if you’d like a Joost invite. I’m pretty excited about Joost, but since it doesn’t work on Linux yet, I haven’t been able to try it out. My remaining Joost invite will expire on March 22nd. Update: Dan … Continue reading

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BPL: Still Not Going to Happen

An article from Ars Technica on BPL reminded me of my long held belief that BPL is going nowhere fast. The Ars article outlined a reason that I’ve run into first hand at a rural electric cooperative I worked at: … Continue reading

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