Archive for November, 2007

Mark [dot]Mac

November 24, 2007

I have finally bought my first Mac: the Mac Mini.

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Irony

November 23, 2007

I was driving to my cousin’s house, today, the day after Thanksgiving… I was at a red light, adjacent to a Medical Service truck, when my iPod, while on shuffle, started blasting “Another One Bites The Dust”.

iPhone + Gmail + IMAP

November 14, 2007

Just thought I’d let you all know… Using Gmail via IMAP on the iPhone is awesome.

I just noticed that iPhone supported IMAP.  A quick google search, and I found a super simple HOW-TO to set it up.   Yup, I love it!

Hate the Spam

November 5, 2007

After a suggestion from Dan, I looked into other forms of spam prevention… specifically, those using CAPTCHA technologies.  I’ve decided to employ a product called reCAPTCHA.  It’s pretty nifty.

Get this: the words that you are asked to type in are scans from old texts that are needing to be digitized.  So, by participating in the visual challenge, you are assisting in the work to digitize old texts.

Introspection

November 4, 2007

Pick an activity that you hate. Perhaps, something you haven’t done in years.

Now, imagine that you’ve been given an opportunity for significant personal growth, but — you have to commit to doing the above activity for a year.

Would you do it?