I recently saw a complaint posted on a social networking site whining about people who try to bring their big roller bags onto regional flights as hand luggage. The whiner wanted people to check their baggage.
Do what now?
Continue reading Playing the Airline’s Game
According to TechCrunch, Apple has exceeded Microsoft in revenue and profit.
There’s this song by The Who that keeps playing in my head,
Smile and grin at the change all around me…
(Updated) WordPress 3 Complete is out. This is April’s (not the month, the geek) latest publication. It’s a complete rewrite of the earlier editions for WordPress 2.x that she co-authored. This one’s entirely April’s.
It took me longer than expected to read this. There’s a lot of information presented here, and it turns out that WordPress itself is bigger than I had imagined. It seems that there’s a whole culture that has grown up around this stuff, which is good because it means that the environment is rich and the possibilities are great, but it also means that it is easy to get lost. That’s why it’s helpful to have a native guide, and that brings us back to April’s book.
Continue reading April’s Latest Book
There has been a lot of push over the past many years to get more Linux onto more desktops. That’s fine, as long as the pushers keep in mind that an Operating System is, fundamentally, a means and not an end. Similarly, desktop environments are neither the journey nor the destination—they are, at most, the steering wheel and the dashboard.
These sure look nice:
I still have a collection of vinyl. Somewhere. One of these would make it worth-while to break out the ol’ Discwasher again.
The shop is something like an auto parts store. There’s a long counter, and most of the parts and surly sales assistants are kept behind it. Customers stand on the other side and wait their turns. You would almost expect to see a little machine dispensing numbered tickets, but no one calls your number here. If the shop is crowded, you need to be a little assertive. Stand at the bar and stare at whomever is most likely to be free to help you next.