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OSX: Padlock – Lock your Mac Screen

Padlock allows you create a shortcut key to lock your screen. Something I've always needed. USD$3 or GBP£.159. Shame it isn't in OSX by default, but this works. http://mizage.com/padlock/ … [Read more]

From Me To You – Look carefully

And then check out the other images on the site and be entranced. From Me To You - The morning light Live blogging! Behind the...: "" … [Read more]

Levitation & Hand in Pants

This photographer in Japan takes a photo of "levitation" every day. I find this obsession is an indulgent fascination. This photo is so disturbing normal but weird at the same time. I love it. 本日の浮遊 Today's Levitation | よわよわカメラウーマン日記 … [Read more]

Microsoft Word for Mac Annoyance # 2040

Did I mention how much I despise and loathe Microsoft Office ? Here is reason 2040 to continue to loathe the product. Cannot cut and paste in the Find or Replace fields. Stupid. Stupid. Stupid. … [Read more]

Stupid Design in Microsoft Word loses Six Hours of Work

Stupid, crap idiocy from Microsoft in their products yet again. I know that the Microsoft products are not reliable, not to be trusted and their software WILL crash. So the first thing I configured was the AutoRecover interval so as not to lose much … [Read more]

Morally Correct

Is it morally correct for carriers to oversubscribe bandwidth they sell you ? In fact, is it morally correct to rent you a service that can't be guaranteed ? Bitter thought of the day. … [Read more]

Marcin Jakubowski: Open-sourced blueprints for civilization

Open Source tool designs and blueprints to allow small business to thrive and contribute to local economies. I found this inspirational and feel disappointed that I can't, or don't even know how to contribute. … [Read more]

Like a Rock

Sitting at my desk with tears welling up in my eyes. A very old song echoing down the hallways of memory from my youth has just hit the iTunes DJ. Ahhhh, sadness, whimsy and golden-hued reminiscence. I can clearly remember howling this at full voice … [Read more]

In search of a biz monkey (why bother?)

In search of a biz monkey (why bother?): "The job of the smart business person isn't to fish in waters where coders are cheap. It's to have enough initiative and vision that the best coders in the world will realize that they'll do better with you … [Read more]

Cisco Flip – killed by Enterprise Customers hating on it.

I think the Flip was killed because Enterprise customers turned away from Cisco. People like me openly laughed and denigrated Cisco for "playing with toys" instead producing better products. And that cost more money, way more money, in lost sales at … [Read more]