Archive for March 2010

2010
18
Mar

Proposed Units of Measure

The word “few” is commonly used to describe an amount. Though many people assume when someone says “few”, they mean 3 or in the neighborhood of 3 of whatever they are referring to. There is not a specific number that represents the word “few.” It gives a rough idea of the total amount. So I … Continue reading

2010
09
Mar

Menu Items

I guess I never noticed it, but I have a lot of menu icons! In order from left to right is: Adium Waveboard Tweetie BetterTouchTool Alfred Dropbox Google Notifier – Calendar Google Notifier – GMail Caffeine MobileMe Sync Time Machine Bluetooth Wireless Audio/Volume Time Spotlight Check out a screenshot of all of them on my … Continue reading

2010
07
Mar

Macbook Pro

After almost a month without a laptop, I finally got one again. You’d be surprised how much wish you had a laptop when don’t have one. It is a 15″ Macbook Pro. 2.66 GHz processor. 4Gb RAM. Now I get to go through and install all of the software and set up all of my … Continue reading

2010
06
Mar

.htaccess vs. MAMP

This took me three days to figure out so hopefully this saves someone else a little bit of time. The most common use of .htaccess files is removing file extensions, such as index.php, from a website URL. They are much ore powerful than that though. I’m not going to go into the details about what … Continue reading

2010
05
Mar

Darth Vader

I have some kind of obsession with Darth Vader. I don’t even like the Star Wars movies, but I really like Darth Vader. At work, they changed my name of my phone to say ‘Darth Vader’. So when I call someone, their phone says like Darth Vader is calling them. How cool is that!

2010
04
Mar

Automated Queries

Not sure how it happened but Google thinks I am a bot. I typed in the CAPTCHA and I haven’t seen the message since. The only thing I can think of was our network was having problems connecting at the beginning of the day. Maybe something got thrown out of whack at the same time … Continue reading