Category: Technology

Comcast, You’re My Hero

Comcast, You’re My Hero

Suddenly the first week of January my abil­i­ty to send e-mail stopped. At first it was ap­par­ent­ly just some of my ac­counts (I have sev­er­al e-mail ad­dress­es, at least one for each of the pub­li­ca­tions and do­mains I pro­duce), then, all…
Firefox Float Drop Bug, Oh How I Hate Thee

Firefox Float Drop Bug, Oh How I Hate Thee

I’ve been wrestling with the well-publicized Firefox float drop bug for more than 2 years now–since be­fore it was a well-publicized bug, since a time when even a whis­pered in­sin­u­a­tion of a po­ten­tial CSS ren­der­ing bug in the Holy Firefox in­spired a ston­ing from the com­mu­ni­ty.…
Free X1 Desktop Search (worth $75)

Free X1 Desktop Search (worth $75)

Do you like free? If you fol­low this link, and are one of the first 100 to link back to the (orig­i­nal, not this) post from your blog, Jason Calacanis will give you a free li­cense for X1​.com, the com­put­er search tool…
Apple:  Going For The Jugular… And Cutting Its Own Throat

Apple: Going For The Jugular… And Cutting Its Own Throat

In a graph­ic de­sign group I re­cent­ly got in­to a dis­cus­sion about ap­pli­ca­tion choice on the Macintosh. During this dis­cus­sion, in re­sponse to the ac­cu­sa­tion that, with­out Apple and com­pe­ti­tion, we would “be stuck in a Windows world,’ I said the following:“Actually, Apple’s cur­rent…
Undeletable File Deleted

Undeletable File Deleted

Every morn­ing for the last two weeks I’ve been dis­tressed to find my pri­ma­ry Windows XP sys­tem blue screened when I walk in­to my home of­fice. The prob­lem, I dis­cov­ered pret­ty quick­ly, was with Safety_Net, my home network’s large back­up drive. Within the…