Tag Archives: Tech Stuff

Louis C.K. is full of crap.

You know how Germans always have the best words? The nice long words that they seem to make up on the spot, words specifically tailored to capture a hyper-specific feeling? I wonder if they have one yet for “That feeling … Continue reading

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Technology marches on

Roger wrote a post the other day about technology stuff, in which he name-checked me: I don’t know what kind of typist Jaquandor is, but I’m sure that he is appreciating editing the text of his book or two, including … Continue reading

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The New Hoodickey

I’ve been resisting the whole e-reader thing for quite some time, but I have now weakened. My resistance started faltering last summer when The Daughter used some collected birthday money to buy her very own Nook, which she loves. I … Continue reading

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FIRST!!!

A business meeting if run by Internet commenters. (LOTS of coarse language here, folks.) Share This Post

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A good idea is just a bad idea that’s been waiting a while.

I’ve been a subscriber to WIRED for years — I know I started in the late 90s, at least. I’ve always been a big fan of the magazine. As a subscriber back in 1999 or thereabouts, I got a little … Continue reading

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A Query for Macintosh Users

My mother just stopped by with her Mac laptop to ask my help with something, and after an hour or so of futzing around and Googling, I couldn’t figure out the solution. Maybe one of you can offer some guidance! … Continue reading

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More tools for the job

On the way home from work today I was listening to the local Sports Talk radio station, and they were doing a brief bit with former Buffalo Sabre Rob Ray, who talks on the station on days when the Buffalo … Continue reading

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Computer woes, oh noes!!!

Well, the Tech Gods decided to suck up as much of my time as they could muster this weekend. Damn you, Tech Gods! It began with the arrival of a trojan on the Main Computer here at Casa Jaquandor. (If … Continue reading

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Cool!

I’ve just discovered a cool feature in Chrome: if you do a “Find Text” search on a web page (using Ctrl-F), as you type the search text into the box, Chrome puts little markers in the scroll bar to indicate … Continue reading

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Drowning in tabs!

OK, I just upgraded to Firefox 3.6, from 3.5.8. It’s still the same, mostly, except one change that I have noticed is that tabs no longer open left to right in the order that you open them, across the top. … Continue reading

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