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Mac OS X’s drag and drop text: I had no idea

For the past two years that I’ve been using OS X, I thought Apple got rid of drag and drop in Mac OS X. I cursed them for it (ijjits! Didn’t they invent drag n drop?), and used different tools, and got used to the limitations and used copy and paste more often. But Tim […]

River of News aggregators

Dave Winer mentions a River of News aggregator in this post about some Yahoo hooptedoodle that happened last night. More on River of News here. Lisa Williams recently blogged (can’t find post) about finding out why some people think “I’m overwhelmed with the number of feeds” yeah, I am just starting to use an aggregator, […]

Links for Today

Paul Graham: Ideas for Startups Jennifer Warwick: Money Lesson #2: Understand the Equitable Exchange

Egosurf moment

I just checked MyBlogLog to see how people got here and how they left here, and saw that two people found me from a google search for Kitchens. Hm, so I did the search myself. Right now this site is #4 for Kitchens—nope 3 if you don’t count the image search. For a household word. […]

Three months later

Today is Katrina + 3 months. There’s so much more I could say here, but I don’t have a ton of time (it’d involve looking at various web sites focused on life along the Gulf, and New Orleans). I gotta skedaddle soon; I’m going to attend a meeting tonight, a Katrina-inspired meeting, put on by […]

Congratulations to Jill Elizabeth Davis, NanoWriMo Winner!

This is so cool. Jill Elizabeth Davis wrote a 50,000-word novel during the month of November. Which is what NanoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) is designed for: Impetus to get out there and write. Shitty First Drafts, as Anne Lamott says. Just get the words written, no matter how crappy. (Um, I’m not privvy to […]

Bob Ramsey on Cunningham’s apology

Bob Ramsey ponders the significance of disgraced congressman Randy Cunningham’s apology yesterday I Like This – Randy Cunningham: “We’ve all heard too many non-apology apologies lately. You know the ones where the person talks about how they’re sorry but also tries to contextualize or excuse what they’ve done.”

Gracenet segues into BlogHer

Sylvia Paull: Gracenet Segues: “Gracenet, which promotes an ever-shrinking pool of women in technology, is seguing into BlogHer, which promotes the technology in women.”

Bye bye, (free) editthispage!

Just as editthispage.com comes up on its 6 year anniversary on December 5 or 6 (my 6 year anniversary of blogging dates from that time), I read a rumor at Hal’s site that editthispage.com sites are going down soon. The comment thread there reveals that the notice is given to the managing editor upon login. […]

One Full Mars Year

Just noticed this November 22 news item: Spirit has been on Mars for a year. A Martian year. Which is nearly 2 Earth years. Spirit Marks One Year on Mars (One Martian Year, that is) [via NASA Watch] ‘Spirit, the untiring robotic ‘wonder child’ sent by NASA to explore the eerily earthlike fourth planet from […]