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Consumption Diagram – v2011-08-07

This post has been a long time coming. I started this Content Consumption Diagram back in February (when I was trying to explain all my methods of consuming content), and worked on it on and off. I’m still not happy … Continue reading

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Simple is lovely

Needed to quickly get a new shortcut out to a group of terminal server users on their desktops and start menus.  Nothing particularly complicated about the script, but it did the job: for /f “tokens=*” %a in (‘dir C:\Docume~1\ /b … Continue reading

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The sounds of hard drives failing

I already posted this to my public delicious, but I thought it deserved a mention in my blog: http://datacent.com/hard_drive_sounds.php

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ColdFusion MX

ColdFusion MXOverall Rating: 4.5 Experience Date:Feb 01, 2004 Good:VERY quick deployment time, easy language Bad:Harder to find support for tough problems, Macromedia is so innovative they are almost bleeding edge (without telling the developers) sometimes. As anyone who has ever … Continue reading

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Dreamweaver MX 2004

Dreamweaver MX 2004Overall Rating: 4 Experience Date:Feb 01, 2004 Good:Strong development platform, nice multi-platform support Bad:Needs a “lite” version, SERIOUS caching problems I use Dreamweaver for all my ColdFusion and ASP development. Also HTML if that counts. I miss ColdFusion … Continue reading

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AOL Instant Messenger (AIM)

AOL Instant Messenger (AIM)Overall Rating: 2.5 Experience Date:Can’t remember Good:Easy to use Bad:Has become bloatware, not enough advanced features I used to like AOL Instant Messenger. Then they realized that, now that they had a userbase of millions of users, … Continue reading

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GMail

GMailOverall Rating: 4 Experience Date:Can’t remember Good:Lots of space, search capability, POP access (secure only), thread view, RSS feeds eventually Bad:Can’t sort, quirky I’ve been using GMail for almost a year now, and It’s the only way that I check … Continue reading

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Google

GoogleOverall Rating: 4.5 Experience Date:Can’t remember Good:Constantly innovating and amazing Bad:Don’t update cache of my web site enough, Accumulating a lot of data on tons of people and they’re public I put all this work into making my site work … Continue reading

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Dell 2001FP

Dell 2001FPOverall Rating: 5 Experience Date:Dec 01, 2004 Good:Great monitor for the money, BIG, rotates, multiple inputs Bad:Only 1600×1200 This is a BIG, nice LCD. I use one at work and my only complaint is that it “only” supports 1600×1200. … Continue reading

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Microsoft Trackball Explorer

Microsoft Trackball ExplorerOverall Rating: 4.5 Experience Date:Can’t remember Good:5 buttons and a scroller, accurate, excellent integration with Windows and mac Bad:Has to be cleaned (and isn’t accurate when it needs cleaning) This is pretty much an extension of my hand. … Continue reading

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