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Secured

I recently moved each manjourides.com blog to their own subdomain. This was mainly to give a strong security layer between each blog, limiting overall exposu...

New Comast: Online!

Comcast setup my new digital tv/internet/phone today. I don’t really need the phone, but adding it to the package lowered my overall price. Of course, once...

Get A Room, Already!

Microsoft and Yahoo! have been courting each other for months now. Microsoft made the first move, then Yahoo! played innocent and said, ‘prove you love me!’....

Be Safe Out There

I’m paranoid. Recently I’ve setup an easy, straight-forward system to secure my MacBook Pro wifi usage when not at home.

Sharing The Music

Music has historically been a shared experience, going back thousands of years. Only recently has society began to place legal walls around music and how it ...

Buh Bye Netgear, Hello Linksys

I’ve been a Netgear fan for many years, mainly for their high hardware quality. The small, metal cases with signature LED-lit ports of their business-class P...

CC Complexity

I wanted to drop a simple link on my blog to show a Creative Commons license. Not so simple, as it turns out. My expectation was a parameter-based URL to des...

Joomla moves to phpBB3

Joomla! finally moved their site’s forum over to phpBB3 this past week. This has been a long-time coming, and was promised way back when Joomla 1.5 was first...

MailCo no more

Mozilla Messaging (formally MailCo) officially launched yesterday with little more than a website. The site is full of big-picture hand wavery, like “improve...

Online Personal Videos

Posting video online is significantly more difficult than posting photos. Want to drop an image in your blog? Just upload the image to your site and add the ...

blogging tricks

Well, blogging has come a long way since I started dumping my brain to the net over five years ago. It has changed. Alot. It’s much closer to journalism, not...

360 Mistake

Yahoo! 360 , Yahoo!’s too-little-too-late attempt at social networking/blogging, has been in BETA for over two years. My natural instinct to avoid pain got t...

Flash! Stop Talking

I’ve noticed a new (annoying) trend lately. Talking ads and websites. I go to some site to check out the latest hardware news and I’m greeted by a screaming ...

Y!Mail takes down the wall

Last night Yahoo! announced their Mail service would be moving to unlimited storage. Finally. I’ve been trying to push this move since early 2004, when the...

Time for Plan B?

Over the past week the Yahoo Plan B wiki has been gathering alot of press. Eric Jackson , who writes a business blog , recently took on the current problems ...

Eudora going home

Qualcomm announced today the end of Eudora as we know it. They are planning to turn Eudora open-source and merge the code base with Mozilla (ie. Thunde...

YouTube

Today Google announced they are buying YouTube for $1.65B . Good for them (YouTube, I mean). Read Mark Cuban’s take on the partnership .

The Next Spielberg?

Yahoo! has purchased the 6-month old upstart video sharing site jumpcut . Check their blog for an amuzing video about the buyout. I’m just glad Yahoo! ...

Playing With Your Yahoo?!

Yahoo! recently changed their home page, added video.yahoo.com , and kicked off a new grass-roots-style ad campaign to promote The New Yahoo!.

email sucks

I’ve been using email for twenty years, and have been part of developing commercial email clients for at least twelve. Sadly, nothing much has changed over t...

Barbie Girl

video.google.com is amazing. The simple solution to sharing video has brought out the entertainer in thousands, especially with the hugely popular kara...

G!Calendar

Google released their long-anticipated Calendar yesterday. So far it’s exactly what I’d expect, simple, fast, and intuitive. Some of the fancy (and not...

Computers are too fast

HCI (Human-Computer Interaction) is a very interesting field for me. Maybe because I’ve been interacting with computers wince I was 12 years old. In any case...

Graphic Designer Needed

I’m going to try to hire a web site design company/person to design www.CharliesSandwichShoppe.com . I stil don’t have the domain hosted, but I’m thinking of...

Yahoo! Gets Foxy

After long IE-centric products, Yahoo! has released their browser toolbar for Firefox! Although it’s technically still in beta, it seems rather solid to me...

Where’s the money go?

Not sure where all the money has gone, but this article mentions that Visto has recieved $160.8 million to date (over sever rounds of funding). How do they...

Who Are You?

When I first registered a domain (in 1999) I had used fake info for the whois record, since I’ve always been hesitant to make my name/address/phone/email pub...

Searching…

Yahoo! jumped into the desktop search this week with Yahoo! Desktop Search Beta . I think it’s a re-wrapped version of X1 Technologies search tool. Overall I...

I’m Being Abused

My top-level blog page is getting alot of blog/comment spam these days. I’ve been manually deleting the entries and blacklisting the IPs, but it’s rather tim...

Please search me

Not sure when the critical mass was reached, but for the first time (that I’ve seen) searching ‘manjourides’ on Yahoo! Search ranks my blog as number one. Pr...

Zip What?

Found a fairly cool site which dynamically shows zip codes throughout the USA; you’ll see what I mean: zipdecode, ben fry .

GoogleMail?

More evidence that Google is planning to compete with Y!Mail: Google Developing Ad Service for E-Mail -Sources.

Site down!

My site was offline from 9:32Am to 9:49AM (PDT) because my hosting provider (cihost.com ) hadn’t been paid. They had some really outdated contact, and since ...