In what’s becoming an annual tradition, I have asked “derek becker”:http://satellitebooking.com/ and Jim Boyd for music recommendations so that I could get some fresh music in my collection. Here are the items they’ve recommended (with notes as I acquire some of them): Continue reading “Music Picks 2008”
In June of 2007, I asked respected friends for music recommendations so that I could get some fresh music in my collection. Both “derek becker”:http://satellitebooking.com/ and Jim Boyd gave fascinating tips, and I bought eight of the albums they plugged: Continue reading “Music Picks 2007”
Shannon: “Moonboots never come off the farm.”
“Monkeys Control a Robot Arm With Their Thoughts”
bq. — “_New York Times,_ May 29, 2008”:http://www.nytimes.com/2008/05/29/science/29brain.html?hp
Here are all the clocks I have to reset twice a year for daylight-saving time: Continue reading “Setting all the clocks”
Two things I want for icons in the Macintosh Finder:
# Color-labeling icons in the Finder is OK — but I wish applying a label would wash the whole icon in color or surround it in a colored halo so that it were even more emphatic.
# And speaking of emphatic, I wish I could adjust the size of individual icons in any window (not just change the size of them all).
I wish that when viewing Google Maps, I could see civilian aircraft when they’re located overhead (derived from the open air-traffic-control data). Continue reading “Air traffic visible in Google Maps”
I want a refrigerator whose entire front surface is a digital display, programmable to show pictures, text, websites, anything.
Steve Jobs is being quoted this week as saying that “people don’t read anymore.” Continue reading “Don’t read this; you’ll spoil Steve’s theory”
From Ann’s dual-USB iBook, January 2008: