Re: Why do I block ads? I recently decided to block ads as well, but for different reasons. For the most part, advertising on the web is something I don’t mind. The deciding factor for me is whether or not it prevents me from seeing the content I want to see. This is what made [...]
Wow…here’s the story… I use Dreamhost to host ilias.ca. I have many ilias.ca email aliases. Most relay messages to a gmail account (for spam filtering, and a searchable web archive), which then forwards them to an IMAP account hosted on ilias.ca. On Friday, Dreamhost decided to move some email accounts to new hardware. Here’s the [...]
Yesterday, Ontario legislature passed a law banning the use hand-held devices like the iPhone or BlackBerry while driving (with exceptions for cases like headsets, etc.). I got an iPhone as soon as it was available in Canada, and since then, it is very rare for me not to be using it while driving. But I [...]
The Swedish rockstar David Tenser tagged me. Rules: Link to your original tagger(s) and list these rules in your post. Share seven facts about yourself in the post. Tag seven people at the end of your post by leaving their names and the links to their blogs. Let them know theyâ€™ve been tagged. Things: I [...]
Apple Introduces Revolutionary New Laptop With No Keyboard Hilarious!
Look at the score and the time left in the game… Canada vs Russia 2009 WJHC last seconds http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pqfWzXbqOHM
One of the things I love about product extendability is some of the great ideas people have. Today, I found out about a cool iPhone app called “Fake Calls“. The idea is this: You can make your iPhone simulate an incoming call. It’s great for socially awkward situations, like blind dates or bad party conversations, [...]
Mac users may have noticed that whenever you take a screenshot of a window on Leopard, the shadow that surrounds the window is also included. If you don’t want screen captures to include the shadow, you can set Leopard not to include it. Open the Terminal application. Type the following command, and press Enter: defaults [...]
Google has decided that if someone sends an email to a Gmail address that is the same as yours, except for a period or few, it was meant for you; and they relay it to your mailbox. In other words, if I have an address firstname.lastname@example.org (which I do not), and someone sends a message [...]
I’ve been asking around, and I still can’t get answer to this question: What is the difference between cloud computing and Web 2.0?