It’s time for a change.

I just want to say that I am throughly disappointed with this graph below. I feel like I’m just not doing my job well enough here when I see this. Perhaps IE8 is going to be amazing, and lets be honest IE7 isn’t that bad, but if you’re on IE6 you’re about to get shut out of my design.

By the end of February I am going to strip all CSS from my site for IE6 users. Consider the speed at which the internet progresses, using IE6 is like driving a car that built in 1965 and saying it’s fuel efficient.

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Here’s what you do…

Search —>> “Browsers” (notice how Internet Explorer dosn’t come up at the top of the page…)
Fine one you like.
Download it.
Use it.

It’s For Everyone!

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I heard a great little talk this morning about HOPE. At first I was a little skeptical about where it was going to go, but the guy talking was pretty much on the level and not in a cheesy way. I even laughed with out forcing it…

It’s always surprising to me that in general people are able to take a message and apply it to life regardless of the circumstances. At any rate one of the points made was that the difference between the a successful person and a none successful person is that one is standing ontop of their failures and the other is laying underneath them.

There are so many clichés running through my mind right now that I want to vomit so please do me a favor and don’t leave any inspirational clichés comments. because you know I’m a comment magnet…

ecto Publishing

This is ecto which is a desktop publishing app for the mac which I think you’ll like to check out if you’re into having more control over you blog publishing. (not to mention the fact that if you’re like me you can’t stand having a publisher that tells you how to write your html)

I pretty sure I saw the copywrite say 2003-2009 so I get the feeling this one has been around for a while. The company that developed this App (illumineX.com) also has iBlogger.

This is my first post so I really can’t give you a fair comparison on what I think, but I’ll let you know. I’ve been using MarsEdit which is a great app and has some amazing features. No custom fields though, which I’ve been wanting to have for many reasons.

Do you use a Desktop App for publishing your Posts? OR are you old-school diehard “gotta use my browser!”

Almost forgot, for all of you WordPress peeps out there that dislike the WP Post Editor this app is for you!

Bored with Time to Kill?

Terminal.pngpong_emacs.pngApplications > Utilities > Terminal
Type or copy/paste the following:

List of Games: type the following
ls /usr/share/emacs/22.1/lisp/play

Start emacs: type the following
emacs

To Play a Game:
hold Esc + X
(enables you to type a games name to play)

Play Tetris: type the following
tetris

Quit emacs:
hold control, press X then C

To see a better example of what I’m talking about check this guy out.

10yrs of Communications

Recently one of my roommates has been having some phone issues, nothing to speak of, but it got me wondering about all My Old Phones and Pagers. I’ve had so many I can’t even think of them all, phones that is, I only had one pager…

So I thought I would put them here to look at so I’ll never for get what I used to have, thus I’ll be thank full for what I have. an iPhone,, he! he! ^_^

Estimate Your Phone Count? Me = 15

Roughly counting all the phone’s I’ve smashed,
dropped, Broken, and so on…

Did you ever have a Pager?

Why? cause I’m still trying to figure that one out…

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No! I never had one of these…

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can’t believe I ever thought
these were worth having.

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older version of this…

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this didn’t last long…

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the razor didn’t cut it,
I was too destructive.

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this phone was virtually indestructable

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not a bad phone, just not fast enough..

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So far so good, fingers crossed!!

30 yrs ago I was Born

Here are some totally random fact about 1979 that should put me perspective to You. Do I make you feel Old or Young?


Top10 Movies

  1. Alien
  2. Manhattan
  3. Apocalypse Now
  4. The Muppet Movie
  5. The Worriors
  6. Life of Brian
  7. Breaking Way
  8. The Jerk
  9. Being There
  10. Mad Max

Top10 Songs

  1. My Sharona, The Knack
  2. Bad Girls, Donna Summer
  3. Le Freak, Chic
  4. Da Ya Think I’m Sexy, Rod Stewart
  5. Reunited, Peaches and Herb
  6. I Will Survive, Gloria Gaynor
  7. Hot Stuff, Donna Summer
  8. Y.M.C.A., Village People
  9. Ring My Bell, Anita Ward
  10. Sad Eyes, Robert John


Nobel Prizes in Science

the supper freaking smart poeple

Chemistry: Herbert C. Brown (US) and Georg Wittig (West Germany), for developing a group of substances that facilitate very difficult chemical reactions

Physics: Steven Weinberg, Sheldon L. Glashow (both US), and Abdus Salam (Pakistan), for developing theory that electromagnetism and the “”weak”” force, which causes radioactive decay in some atomic nuclei, are facets of the same phenomenon

Physiology or Medicine: Allan McLeod Cormack (US) and Godfrey Newbold Hounsfield (UK), for developing computed axial tomography (CAT scan) X-ray technique

Events

The Sugar Hill Gang releases the first commercial rap hit, “Rapper’s Delight,” bringing rap off the New York streets and into the popular music scene.

Books

Penelope Fitzgerald, Rites of Passage * Stephen King, The Dead Zone * Norman Mailer, The Executioner’s Song * Jayne Anne Phillips, Black Tickets * William Styron, Sophie’s Choice * Tom Wolfe, The Right Stuff

Economics

  • US GDP: $2,557.50 billion
  • Federal spending: $504.03 billion
  • Federal debt: $829.5 billion
  • Median Household Income: $16,461
  • Consumer Price Index: 72.6
  • Unemployment: 5.8%
  • Cost of a first-class stamp: $0.15