I’ve never really been good at putting together a roadmap of what my next 5 or 10 years might look like. The version of me that I want to be in 5 years is one who has taken advantage of whatever interesting opportunities have come my way. I tend to be a bit like a [...]
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My entire site has been hacked, and it’s going to take a little while to clean up everything, so please be patient while I make sure that everything is safe for you. I didn’t realize the full extent of it until I started poking around, but even my gallery and the home page for the [...]
Ok, I admit that I’m a little late in jumping on the excitement bandwagon on this one, because I didn’t know that release day is tomorrow, but it’s Firefox 3 day tomorrow!Â Version 3 of the vastly-superior-to-Internet-Explorer web browser is released tomorrow.Â It’s been through a lot of beta testing (meaning less new release bugs), [...]
I heard on the news that the Chicago power grid was reduced by 7% on Saturday night during Earth Hour.Â Well done, Chicagoans!
My blog has been spam-tastic recently, I don’t know what’s up with that.Â So when you log in and see all the nasty spam in the recent comments section, please ignore it.Â [...]
InformationWeek has provided some tips for installing Service Pack 1 onto Windows Vista.Â It’s due out this month, and is supposed to improve security and performance.Â Those of you with Vista know about the painfully slow start-up time, this pack is supposed to help that.Â Hooray!
You’re going to need it to wait for my blog page to load.Â Good Lord, what is going on here?Â I’m working on finding the cause of the painfully long loading times — I think it has to do with installing new plugins or something.Â I’ll keep investigating.Â I added a caching plugin to hopefully [...]
If you haven’t heard of del.icio.us yet, it’s a great social bookmarking site.Â I have a username (crabbylisa) and my username has its own URL for anyone to visit:
When you go there, you will see all the articles I have saved in a type of web bookmark.Â As I add articles, I provide my own [...]
I think this should become a standard for Internet Explorer.Â
New “Page Cannot Be Displayed” message
Ok, this seriously almost made me pee in my pants.Â I have a Mac, and while I’m normally really happy with it, I’ve had a few problems like the ones described in this video.Â If you’re not a Mac person, you probably won’t find it that funny.
Walgreens is doing a pilot test with Redbox, a service that offers kiosks for DVD rentals.Â Rentals are only $1 a night.Â It’s a pretty sweet deal, we have one in our building.Â They charge us $1 a night, and $2 for the weekend (rent on Friday, return on Monday).Â Definitely beats Blockbuster, and you [...]