Post Tagged with: "mac"


Comparing Open Source Fonts

    May 19, 2010 at 11:33 pm in design

Oh what a happy day to be a Web Developer! Google has released their Google Font API and the Google Font Directory with a number of Open Source Fonts. Also released in cooperation with TypeKit is the WebFont Loader which helps the FOUT (Flash of Unstyled Content) which is an issue with how Firefox handles downloaded fonts ( for more […]


What folder did I put that in?

    March 11, 2010 at 8:28 pm in design

Rob Foster’s recent post /the/path/of/most/resistance is a brilliant write up on the inherent lacking of the visual file system. as he says: …for the average person, the file system is so complex that everything outside of the desktop and the documents folder appears to be a vast labyrinth which most likely hides booby traps and minotaurs. I think this is […]


Medic Computer Down!

Medic Computer Down!
    November 15, 2007 at 1:22 pm in life

Been in self tech support hell lately. A couple weeks ago, a power outage switched off my external drive in the middle of it being used which destroyed the file hierarchy. For various reasons it took about a week to recover all the data which didn’t live elsewheres. I restored the hard drive and copied everything back on to it. […]


Microsoft promotes their bloatware with bloatware site

    September 18, 2007 at 11:46 am in design

Um wow, just wow. What the hell were they thinking. Microsoft’s new promotional site for MacOffice2008 was launched today (thanks to Daring Fireball for the heads up). Go ahead and visit. All you’ll see is a blank black page with a small footer bar. “Why is there no content?” you might ask. Well cause the idiots built the entire thing […]


The Cult of Jobs

    July 18, 2007 at 5:34 pm in design

We now have enough Apple gear at our house to be classified as an official House of Jobs Worship. On Sunday mornings, every lap is often bejeweled with a shiny brushed aluminum laptop, and the air is crisp with etheral wifi signals speeding to the airport altar. If there was any doubt of our cult status, the new iphones solidly put us […]


Back in business thanks to geniuses!

    March 9, 2007 at 6:18 pm in life

I got my laptop back on Wednesday. New hardrive, superdrive, and lcd screen all for the low low price of $0 thanks to the extended protection plan. Loaded it up to the tiger welcome screen. I would have mistaken it for a new machine if it wasn’t for all the scratches on the frame—things in my life tend to take […]