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Dec 21 2012

Facebook finally adds drag-and-drop for uploading images

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As Facebook rages on to chip away at any personal privacy on online with their service, they continue to make small incremental changes to the service to simplify for their members to use it; to get more images in to the system. I have used other applications in the past that allow you to right-click …

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Aug 30 2012

To Block or not to Block: The Case Against and For Adblock

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There are relatively few single-sided issue in this world. No matter how convinced you are of how right your particular conviction is, it won’t take long to found someone believes equally and oppositely. But there’s one area that we all seem to agree on: Everybody hates adverts. And in the vast hate pyramid of adverts …

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Jan 18 2012

The SOPA Blackout…

On January 18th, if you went to search something on Google you saw something interesting a black mark over where the word Google [logo] used to be. This is the way Google decided to protest the legislation that’s being proposed… The link on the bottom urges people to contact their congressman and to NOT censor …

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May 07 2011

Default Action: Replace Windows Notepad with Notepad++

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The Windows operating system comes with a default text editor. Some users may not know it’s there, but it’s been virtually unchanged since Windows 95 came out. The average point and click user would basically never see it, but when you start dealing with higher echelon users a text editor is a powerful tool. And …

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Apr 01 2011

Google Application Inventor Gets An Update

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For all those people out there who are making applications with the application inventor from Google; well, they got an update today. The application inventor is fairly basic on what you can build with/for Android, but none the less, you can build applications for the Android and install them on your phone. I have always …

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Apr 01 2009

Green Technology: Smart Grid Maturity Model Governance

IBM and the Global Intelligent Utility Network Coalition entrust the governance of the Smart Grid Maturity Model to Carnegie Mellon‘s Software Engineering Institute, whose strengths lie in developing models such as the Capability Maturity Model. … … “The electric grid is the largest and most complex machine in the world and in places it is …

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Mar 25 2009

Released: Dragon NaturallySpeaking 10.1 [64-bit]

With great anticipation, the new version of Dragon NaturallySpeaking has been released. It’s not a 64-bit application, but it’ll install- and that’s what’s important. The 64-bit version of Dragon NaturallySpeaking can be downloaded from here. Hopefully, you’re not limited by 5gb cap and can spare some bandwidth, the download is 1.5gb. Nuance is going to …

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Mar 17 2009

Update: Dragon NaturallySpeaking 10.1 64-bit

As a registered user of Nuances Dragon NaturallySpeaking, I’m just as frustrated at the handling of Dragon NaturallySpeaking 9 AND 10 as everyone else is, but Nuance is close to releasing the 64-bit version of v10. If you search the support forums over at Nuance, you’ll find articles from 2006 requesting 64-bit versions of Dragon …

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Feb 11 2009

The Reasons to Hate Your ISP

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In the early days of the Internet, you had no choice on your type of connection. The only connection to the outside world was through dial up communications. Once the genie was let out of the bottle, the general population found out they could do research, download songs, get the news, download recipes, weather and …

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