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This report confirms what my in-box already knows

Spam is on the rise again. [via Louis Gray]

So many wonderful options for the weekend

There’s the JPL open house, Saturday and Sunday. If you go, get there early. There’s BarCamp LA (I’ll be there tomorrow, Saturday, giving a presentation on portable digital audio recorders) Sunday, there’s PlayWriteGirl (I’m going — all day) Pasadena Star News and San Gabriel Valley Tribune stories story about PlayWriteGirl… the benefit performance is this […]

Apple Color Picker Hex

Apple Color Picker Hex

Apparently there’s a downloadable addition to the Mac OS color picker that’ll let you work with colors in HEX (essential for web work), according to this article on the Mac OS color picker. Just installed it. You can grab hex colors after you sample using the magnifying glass, or type in hex and see the […]

Net Tools to Help a Friend in Need

This is a thinking out loud/research post about possible net tools to help a friend in need. I’ll call that friend F. F is due to undergo a major medical procedure w/in the next few months or so, and she’ll need help. More help than just one or two people can provide. She’ll need help […]

Freedom: Shut off the internet for a time

Freedom: A little shareware app for Mac OS that will shut off your network (read: internet) access for any time between 5 minutes to 8 hours. And once it’s off, the only way to get internet access back again is to restart the computer. Have downloaded it and tried it (briefly) on the laptop and […]