Category Archives: Web 2.0

Password Management


Man, I am so tired of getting spammed by accounts with either easy-to-crack passwords or ones that are more or less dead for the person concerned and thus easy hacker targets. There are incidents nearly every month where I get … Continue reading

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GMST


A proposal: rename Getting Things Done (GTD) to Getting My Shit Together (GMST). My progress in GTD/GMST: 1/ I created lists using Remember the Milk (RTM) using priorities but given a hectic schedule and three places which I work from, … Continue reading

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I just love Lotus Notes. Not.


God, could I have had a worse day with Notes. All bitching aside, and despite the fact that I hate Microsoft, Outlook 2007 rocked as a mail client (despite the suckiness of Exchange Server). In other news, I am trying … Continue reading

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Digg


I am still trying to understand whether digg and del.icio.us are redundant or complimentary. Perhaps a more web2.0-saavy reader will enlighten me. I suppose the rating system of “diggs” is pretty good but I also like the for: tags in … Continue reading

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Favorite Firefox Extensions and Tricks


My current list of Firefox Extensions and Add-ons. After multiple performance and stability issues, I am being far less trigger-happy in installing these so this pared-down list is what I am using at the moment. AdBlock Plus + Filterset.G Updater … Continue reading

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Web 2.0 Update…


I am still struggling with some of this web2.0-ish stuff regarding calendars especially. Seems that iCal deleted a couple of appointments (to the annoyance of the appointees) during this whole exercise :( I sure wish I could get consistent sync’ing … Continue reading

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RSS Feeds, etc


I spent some time looking at various options for news that work on the Mac and the iPod Touch (haven’t bought the iPhone 3G yet but soon, very soon…) and have settled on NetNewsWire. It took a while to massage … Continue reading

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Bookmark Bar


Quick browser hint: In all major browsers, there is a nice bookmark bar to which you can drag and drop your favorites. What I like doing is creating folders on this bookmark bar and then organizing my favorites that way … Continue reading

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Off on vacation…assorted musings


I am off for two weeks with the wife and kid at La Tranche sur Mer in the Vendée. Some projects I plan for early September (so please come back soon :) – More soft topics (what I am reading … Continue reading

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Tools and Gadgets (and GTD)


I know, Fino get with the program, but I just heard this GTD (getting things done) term on Lifehacker this week. Sounds like a career of conferences from a certain David Allen and reminds me a little of the 7 … Continue reading

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