Combating Your Homebased Loneliness

Entrepreneur (Via Business Opportunities Weblog): “How can you tell if a lack of human interaction is putting a crimp in your style? Some typical indications of being overly isolated are irritability, loss of energy and sadness unrelated to an identifiable cause.” Even sitting in a room with other people it can sometimes seem quite isolated…

NetNewsWire Rocks With Podcasts

One of the things I hated the most about using an iPodder client was that I never knew for sure if a podcast downloaded. Dave Winer says that’s how it’s supposed to be done, in the middle of the night so it’s waiting for you the next morninng. I, on the other hand, like to…

Feel the Rainbow

I sent out an Easter Greeting last night via Gmail and what I got back was a multicolored rainbow of responses. Since Gmail uses threading to link responses to the email and also to senders on your contact list, each respondents name is a different color. Very Google-esque if you’re looking at 30 responses.

Happy Easter

Happy Easter from all of us here at The Daily Thing. We hope you have a great one with your friends and family.

Ringtones Hope to Boost Lagging CD Sales

Here’s something interesting from the music biz, not only will you be able to get additional content in the form of ringtones when you purchase and artists cd, but now you’ll be able to choose which section of the song to use as your ringtone. Reuters: “The new CD single ‘Baby’ from rapper Fabolous allows…

Another Story of the Strange

AP: “When Diane Viza got into an argument with her son over whether she was sober, she drove to the local police station asked to take a sobriety test. That turned out to be a bad idea. The 45-year-old woman was charged with driving while intoxicated after she showed up at the police station in…

SBC Hates Your Email

I, like many people, send email through my hosted domain’s webserver. Just recently though I’ve been unable to send email and have been getting send errors. Turn out the culprit isn’t the setting on my computer or my connection itself, but the company I chose to provide my internet service, SBC. SBC Yahoo! Help: “SBC…

Flickr-ing Funny

I found this amusing on Flickr. Possibly as I was a participant in the hijinks. Flickr: Technique: Standard Photo Color Correction SilentElkOfYesterday says: I’m wondering what people do as standard procedures when processing their photos into a final version.” th3ph17 says: i adjust/correct photos for a magazine publishing company, so this is mostly RGB adjustments…