Happy Sys- Admin day

I’m obviously not in the office so no one is going to “appreciate” me, you know like they even notice me outside of when something needs fixed. *L* Listening to Nelson Minar talk about the magic behing Google. It’s pretty interesting. I’m sure the more developer-type folks here have more to say about it.

Blocking popups

I installed the new Google Toolbar yesterday on my work machine. I have made a somewhat half-hearted attempt to use IE a bit more than usual, but not a whole lot more since then, just to see how many popups it blocks. As of 1:30 this afternoon the count is 42. So I wonder, exactly…

This could be huge!

This morning over at Pirillo’s blog I saw that beta version 2.0 of the Google Toolbar is out. I’ve been a big fan of the toolbar since I first ran across it, and this version adds a popup blocker, an autofill and a “BlogThis” feature! Sounds very cool, and the popup blocker eliminates one of…

Google viewer

Just saw this for the first time, the Google viewer, which shows you the pages in your result and scrolls through all of your search results so you don’t have to actually do anything but stop it when it gets to the page you want. I’m not sure what I think of it yet, but…

Random Notes

Beth is back blogging at a new locale. Those of you who were at Gnomedex last year know who Beth is, since she spoke. The rest of you will just have to go this year and meet her. (Thanks to Doc for the pointer.) Speaking of Gnomedex 3, I also see where Scoble’s going to…