Updating WordPress

November 28th, 2009 no comment

I just updated WordPress and it took forever. No three steps here. Lots of uploading, downloading, deleting, overwriting, rinsing, and repeating. Finally I got the page they said I would get and I was able to update to the latest version. I know I do not blog much but come on guys. Well now that […]

Safari or Firefox?

July 7th, 2008 no comment

Scenario: 3-year old dressed in Snoopy Safari outfit to go to zoo. Me: Are you ready to go on safari? 3-year old: No I want to go on Firefox.

Spread Firefox

June 9th, 2008 no comment

Everybody needs to go to http://www.spreadfirefox.com/ and signup to set a world record for most downloads of a browser in a 24 hour period.

Safari to Firefox

November 10th, 2006 no comment

Well after a long hold out I am finally switching to Firefox. My biggest complaint about Firefox has been the UI particularly in the form widgets. There are a couple of things you can do to take the ugliness away, such as using Firefoxy or downloading a G4, G5, or MacBook optimized version. Those help […]

Leaving DotMac

November 8th, 2006 2 comments

Well I decided to let my DotMac membership run out. This was a hard decision given that I was using this service to host my pictures, and sync my calendars, address book, and bookmarks. Well I have found a cool app that allows me to easily post my pictures. The app is called Galerie. I […]


October 15th, 2005 1 comment

Well thanks to Apple’s Automator and CESoft’s Quickey’s I was able to accomplish in a day and a half what had taken me almost a year and a half. I finally finished the Feast and Fast calendars. They should be complete as far as the information from the OCA’s website is concerned. I even have […]

The EU wants control of what?

October 4th, 2005 no comment

Australian IT – EU challenges US grip on net (Simon Hayes with wires, OCTOBER 04, 2005) According to this article the EU wants to control the internet because they could do a better job than its’ inventors and maintainers. Whatever?

Tiger! Cool New Feature!

May 4th, 2005 1 comment

The coolest new feature in Tiger? Well in my humble opinion, the answer to that question is that it does not install Microcrack Internet Exploder! Of course you have to do a clean install to observe this wonderful feature.

Grrr Bad OCA Website!

March 3rd, 2005 1 comment

Well I went to the new “enhanced” OCA website, and was sorely disappointed to find out that it was broken. Actually it is broken in the two browsers of my choice, Safari and Firefox. It appears to work fine in Microcrack Internet Exploder, which is a shame (given that exploder is full of security vulnerabilities […]

Dashboard v. Konfabulator

August 3rd, 2004 no comment

Well now that the dust has settled or at least seems to have settled, I have found an article that though a little lengthy sheds a lot of light onto the debate. It is here: http://daringfireball.net/2004/06/dashboard_vs_konfabulator