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The Interface Is The Thing

I’ve long believed that, when it comes to computers, the parts you interact with are critically important.  Sure, a fast CPU and a ridiculously large hard drive are nice.  But even if you have the world’s fastest computer, your experience will still feel...

Dropbox – Sharing (Part 2 of 2)

Dropbox has the ability to share files and folders. From your own Dropbox you can create and share a folder with other Dropbox users. This allows for easy collaboration on projects. There is also a “Public” folder from which you can allow people to download a...

Shallows – Again

I just finished reading Shallows after hearing Dave’s recommendation earlier this month. What a great read. Shallows really speaks to me. I’ve noticed and commented to various people over the past few years how my ability to remember and absorb information has...

Dropbox – The Basics (Part 1 of 2)

Using modern terminology one might describe Dropbox as storage space in “the cloud”. If one wanted to use it just for storage the cost is already justified (2GB is free). Install the Dropbox agent on your home computer and dump important files into it and you have...

Shooting The Messenger

There is one particular conversation I get myself into which often results in dirty looks and disbelief coming my way. This would be the age old debate about Macs and viruses. I’m going to lay it on you right here and now, whether you like it or not: Macs get...

Shallows

I’ve mentioned before that I’m a book junkie. In a perfect world, I would read at least one book per week. In the world I live in, I only get through one or two per month. That is still probably more than most people, I suppose. I’m typically driven by curiosity and a...