Follow ups

Lots of discussion about this post from yesterday going on around various places. Notably Geek News Central and Joy. To follow up Joy’s point, she’s right. I’m not going to sit here and tell you one version of software is better hands down, because it’s all relative. MS stuff is better for me in my…

Goodbye old friend

It appears that VMyths is going to cease operations while Rob Rosenberger is on an extended tour in the Persian Gulf. I’ll miss it. Not only did I enjoy Rob’s presentation at Gnomedex last year, but I used the site on a pretty conisistent basis as a reference tool, and pointer when dealing with questions…

Windows 2000 SP4

Thanks to Andy for pointing to the list of Windows 2000 Service Pack 4 issues. I haven’t installed it on anything yet, so this’ll be a nice resource to have. BTW, I’m not neglecting my job, we don’t actually have anything running 2000 in the whole office. It’s either XP or NT here. I do,…

Vision coverage..

As a personal note, since I just arrived back in the office from a visit to the eye doctor, and the ordering of new glasses for my new prescription, find a job with vision coverage! 🙂 Seriously, just a small tweak to my prescription was needed, to try and account for the fact that my…

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Oh someone gets it!

Dave pointed to something written by Joshua Allen today that talks about the software industry and where their focus should be. I have to admit, it’s a good piece. This line really summarizes my feelings on the whole matter: “And the guy paying for it doesn’t care what language, OS, or database you use as…

ActiveWords and what I’d really like

So I’ve been using ActiveWords for a few weeks now, and I’m liking the ability to add some shortcuts, and the auto correction of misspellings no matter what application I’m typing in, but it’s missing something. What I’d really like is something that will actually record keystroke or mouse clicks and let you automate certain…