Monthly Archives: November 2009

How to learn how to code

Every geek gets asked the perennial question… “How do I learn how to code?” Lifehacker has a decent article answering this, and I sure can’t do better!

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StrongVPN server upgrade

I wasn’t very happy when, 2-3 weeks back, I was getting grindingly slow speeds on the New York gateway I use with StrongVPN. Fortunately, they replaced or fixed it. VERY pleased with recent consistently good speeds: this is what I’m … Continue reading

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Bandwidth envy

Wish I had this kind of bandwidth at home!! 😛

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Gmail without ads

I really like Gmail… for many reasons but perhaps the high-Q spam filtering most of all. But the ads, well, they’re almost annoying enough to make me install Apps on my domain and pay $50/year for one user. A free … Continue reading

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P2 keyboard shortcuts

P2 theme for WordPress lets you make an echo of twitter, including real-time updating and other niceties. The keyboard shortcuts are the most useful part, for me personally. Here they are: c – compose new post j – next post/next … Continue reading

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Xpandr is what TextExpander for iPhone should have been

One Cydia app I added in the past week or so which is completely awesome is Xpandr. This little gem is what TextExpander on iPhone should’ve been! It expands macros – in any app – reliably and without fuss, bother … Continue reading

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Deleting from flickr sets

When faced with the flickr interface it wasn’t obvious to me how to delete pictures from a set. One google search later and it’s bleedin’ obvious…

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