Category Archives: General Geek
Reuters: Dell, the subject of a takeover battle between the activist investor Carl Icahn and the company’s billionaire founder, reported a 79 percent slide in profit as personal computer sales continued to shrink.
“We just don’t want to screw it up.”
Why is not May 26 yet?
You can’t make this stuff up, folks.
I really wish they had this running when I was there last month.
All it requires is two super old motherboards and shaving your head.
Dieter Bohn: With the update, Pebble owners will be able to see their pace and mileage on their watch face, along with the ability to start or stop a workout. Unfortunately, you’ll still need to pull out your phone to get things started — launching the app on your phone automatically launches a companion app [...]
His second day back on the Internet has been busy.
I mean, how was I not going to link to this?
On a recent episode of my podcast CMD+SPACE, I had the pleasure of speaking with Jonathan Coulton. On this episode we spoke about some of his recent projects and a little about his history in creating music—pioneering some of the methods of crowd support that we have today. During this episode we were attempting to [...]
As those who visit the site can see, it now reads “This is Pat Dryburgh.” This is who I am; this is what I love, what I hate, what inspires me, what challenges me, the questions I am asking myself and the answers I’m discovering. I could go and scour the internet again to fill [...]
Israel Ganot: As a Boston-based company, our hearts go out to all those impacted by the explosions at the finish line of the Boston Marathon. For some of us, it has hit very close to home. And we’ve been thinking hard about how Gazelle can help. For the remainder of April, we will be collecting [...]
Federico Viticci: However, I’m not as anxious about backups as I used to be. With the move from local storage to cloud services, I feel comfortable knowing that my documents always exist somewhere. I see this every time I set up a fresh install of OS X: my documents, passwords, and photos are in Dropbox [...]
All of Patrick Rhone’s advice on the subject is good, but this is great: Seriously, just be up front with people and have a willingness to help them find a solution even if you don’t know it yourself right away. Sometimes, someone just needs a hand to hold to work through a problem. You should [...]