Category Archives: Personal

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New Year’s Resolution 2009

It is a few days after New Year’s Day, but I think I’m close enough for it to count.  My resolution this year is different than previous years, and reflects my evolving thought process regarding improving my self, my life, and my world.  So this

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Windows Live Writer – Ignore All Only?

I love Windows Live Writer.  Ok, that’s a bit too strong.  Let me put it this way.  Windows Live Writer is the best way to write blog posts for the high volume writer that there is as of right now. That being said, what is

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Firefox Plug-In Wanted

I hereby request the development of, or a pointer to a Firefox plug-in that prevents the focus (active window or tab) from being taken away from the page or tab that I am currently on, with no exceptions. I can’t count how many times I’ve

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NoScript Firefox Plugin – Whitelist, Blacklist, Graylist

I use the NoScript plug-in for Firefox.  However, there are tons of websites that use JavaScript for legitimate functionality.  For example, the Mozilla forums use a javascript:history.back() for the back button in the forums.  There is obviously no need to block this. Originally, I tried

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Google Ruining Good Software Ideas

Is Google ruining good software ideas?  I got a GrandCentral number back before Google bought them out.  After the Google acquisition, I got my wife a number, and one for my business.  Then, it went back into beta where it has been FOREVER! GrandCentral is

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Minimum Feed Reader Requirements

If you are going to have a feed reader, you MUST have a NEXT ITEM button.  Today, I decided that I would abandon my initial feed reader, Google Reader, which I have used since I was “just seeing what this feeds thing is all about.”