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The IT Curmudgeon

I saw this a couple of weeks ago. It is from Jim McBee’s Mostly Exchange Web Log. He lists 20 observations that indicate his frustration with work: There are rarely good technological solutions for bad behavior. (this one comes from Ed Crowley) Any meeting that gets off track more than twice will not achieve its …

Splandoo – Download streaming videos from popular media sites

I’ve posted before some links to sites that help you download videos from the web. Another one is Splandoo. The dropdown box lets you choose from over a dozen different video providers. Note: The video providers are often changing their web sites, so some videos may download correctly, but others may not.

A couple of useful Outlook tips

One of the blogs I follow is the Workers’ Edge blog by Dennis O’Reiley of CNET News. Dennis offers “tips and tricks for the cubicle-dweller”. I don’t work in a cubicle, but I do appreciate some of the productivity software tips he gives. A couple of the most useful Outlook tips were: Remove the attachments …

21 Settings, Techniques and Rules All New Camera Owners Should Know

From Digital Photography School: Digital Cameras seem to be one of the gifts of choice this year for Christmas if the questions in my inbox are anything to go by. As so many new camera owners are starting out with photography in the new year I thought I’d compile a list of photography tips and …

15 Turning Points in Tech History

From PCWorld.ca: Imagine how different the computing world would be if IBM had used proprietary chips in the original PC, rather than off-the-shelf components. The PC clone market would never have happened, and IBM, rather than Microsoft, might have emerged as the leading company of the computer revolution. Or if Steve Jobs had never taken …

Words the Internet Killed

LIVEdigitally had a posting about words that we used to know, but that the Internet has made obsolete: I’m noticing that a few very common words are losing their meaning, specifically due to their various implementations online (warning: much sarcasm and cynical writing follows, don’t take it too seriously if you are easily offended)…

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