I got some junk mail recently advertising the Web 2.0 Expo. I called O’Reilly. They removed me from their list. I wanted to find out how they got my name. Customer service put me through to the conference publicist. The conference publicist put me through to conference marketing. Conference marketing sent me to CMP database […]
Say you have a SanDisk ImageMate (SDDR-95) USB 2.0 card reader with a Fuji xD card inside it. And you have a Mac running Mac OS X 10.4.9. And you attach the card reader, insert the card, and … nothing. The drive doesn’t show up on the desktop. It doesn’t show up in the sidebar. […]
Newer-model iPods give this message when you attempt to connect them to a computer via FireWire: FireWire connections are not supported. To transfer songs, connect the USB cable to dismiss. This demonstrates key elements of a good error message: A reason for the error Suggested corrective action Sure beats “connection failed, -2819,” doesn’t it?
My friend Doug and his buddy Heath have embarked on The Tuxedo Travels — a four-month trip by “two fools who barely know each other” from Hong Kong to London entirely overland, wearing only tuxedos. Of course, they’re blogging the whole thing.
Alynda Wheat in this week’s Entertainment Weekly‘s Tonight’s Best TV: Friday Night Lights NBC, if you don’t renew this show, I swear I’ll take every n, b, and c out of this column! A d if you etwork astards thi k I’m joki g, you just try me.
Enric Teller shared a video of Sam Shaber goofing off at my most recent house concert.
On March 23, 2007, I received an email from MoveOn titled “Rep. Pelosi does the right thing on Iraq.” It began like this: Dear MoveOn member, We’re one step closer in the fight to end the war. Today the Iraq Accountability Act passed Congress. For the first time, Congress passed a real deadline to end […]