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I jump between a Mac at home and Linux (GNOME) at work, but there are two features (unknown to far too many people!) on both platforms that I can’t live without: The ability to “zoom out” all my windows and display smaller versions of them so I can rapidly jump around. On the Mac, this [...]
I’ve been a loyal FiOS customer for about a year and a half. I pay $69.99 a month for a 25/15 Mbps pipe. Aside from one absolutely miserable experience trying to speak to someone in billing who was able to update the expiration date on my credit card (it took four people, one of whom [...]
Dear software developers: When your software “does the right thing” with intelligent defaults and a little cleverness to make my life easier, that’s awesome. Job well done! Smart software makes the world a better place. But there are some applications that let their smarts go to their head, and they become cocky. They force me [...]
There are many things I’m interested in about the raid that captured and killed Osama bin Laden, of course. And there’s a lot more I’d like to hear that I haven’t heard yet, such as: What’s learned from the 100+ “storage devices” in the house in which Osama lived. (This sounded very excessive, until I [...]
I saw a WSJ headline that appeared to vilify Corrections Officers for having cushy jobs and great pensions. This comes on the heels of everyone having singled out teachers as having cushy jobs and unreasonable benefits, so I was so incensed that I couldn’t bring myself to read the article. Fairly recently I watched a [...]