Snuggling

Last nights cold snap drove the kids to come into our bed. I woke up this morning to find this pair snuggling next to me.

Morning Coffee

The nice thing about working from home, the wife gets up before you and has the coffee ready when you get up.

Chrome or Chromium

Ok so you have an Ubuntu machine, a netbook or maybe you got gutsy and installed it on an old piece of crap Dell like I did, but you got used to using Chrome on your Windows machine and Mac. Ok, well you can use Chromium, the open source version of Google’s Chrome or you…

Easy LAMP on Ubuntu 10.04

Setting up Apache, MySQL and PHP with all their libraries on a fresh install of Linux can be a pain in the butt especially if you’re in a hurry or busy multitasking (read: keeping the carpet crawlers entertained). But if you want to get your own web server up and running in a matter of minutes…

Two Programs I’d Love to See on the iPad

There are 2 programs for Mac I’d love to see on the iPad. The first is MarsEdit, the blog editor I’ve used for years on all my blogs and recommend to everyone getting into blogging. It’s a great app and the application for the Mac is already similar in layout to the recommended layout for…

Facebook Pokes the Pooch

One of my friends always used to say when someone screws up they’ve “poked the pooch”. Well Facebook has poked the pooch. How? Someone at Facebook decided to take all my likes and interests, all my work information and education information and turn it all into pages. Ok. Well I don’t want a page dedicated…

Weird Dreams

I had a dream last night I went to the Apple Store in Palo Alto and saw Woz at the counter. I went over to the counter, introduced myself and shook his hand. He just stared at me. Next time I’ll ask him to sign my pocket protector.

Don’t Call It Milk Call It…

This is awesome. “The question was raised on FOX affiliate WNYW’s news program: If you can’t call stuff like soy milk, rice milk, almond milk and so on “milk”, what should you call it? Anchor Greg Kelly didn’t think that “soy juice” sounded right, so his co-anchor Rosanna Scotto came up with a better suggestion:”…

Same Ol’ Song and Dance

When I ordered my iPad a few weeks ago it was a tough call deciding between the wifi only version or the more expensive wifi+3G version. Sure Apple assured everyone that the $25 monthly to AT&T was for unlimited bandwidth but then, these are the same people who promised the still yet to be seen…