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 nowsince 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…
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…
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…
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…