Monthly Archives: November 2010

Windows 7 channels Windows Vista with endless “Do you want to save” security boxes. Just copy them dammit!

I had thought that in Windows 7 Microsoft had fixed the endless security warning dialog boxes that used to constantly show up in Windows Vista. Today I’m trying to use a freeware text editor, but rather than having a normal … Continue reading

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Locked out of the car while holding the baby: think positive!

The last time I locked myself out of the house was in the summer of 1995 when I was 20 years old. It was a dumb mistake, and ever since then, I have been paranoid about making sure that I … Continue reading

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Yahoo’s YUI limiting support for IE6. Will this hurt YUI use in the enterprise market? #browser

Yahoo announced today that they are going to be reducing support for IE6 in YUI.  They won’t drop support altogether, but they will be reducing it.  This is not good news. Don’t get me wrong – I hate IE6. I … Continue reading

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My crush on my new mac just abruptly ended when #iMovie corrupted six hours of my work #fail

Oh, my dear mac… Just a few hours ago, I was still starstruck by iMovie.  After having previously tried to make some movies on my PC many months ago, I was blown away by how easy it is to create … Continue reading

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Financial Reform lands at my doorstep: Citizens Bank just revoked my free checking account

News coverage of the impact of financial reform has been predicting the demise of free checking ever since financial reform required overdraft charges to be opt-in. So, when I received an envelope from Citizens Bank stating “Important Information”, I was … Continue reading

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