I hate that Mac/PC email interaction still manages to transform curly apostrophes and quotation marks into superscript numbers. Shouldn’t this be a solved problem by now?
“Huge increase in California wildfires linked to drought, hot weather” Wow, I’m glad we have you around to tell us these things. I don’t think I ever would have made that connection on my own. O_o
LA Times: Huge increase in California wildfires linked to drought, hot weather
Looking through my email this morning, I had the following messages regarding today’s online protests against mass surveillance.
EFF: Call Congress, spread the word
Google: Call Congress, spread the word
TheDayWeFightBack.org: Call congress, spread the word
O’Reilly: Save 50% on books about privacy.
One of these things is not like the others…
Wearable computing and Comic Con. Two great tastes…?
Originally shared by Speed Force:
I was reading up on wearable computing today, and with the SDCC badge presale looming, I found myself wondering whether a smart watch would be useful for Comic-Con. I actually came up with some use cases.
Well, there’s a usability fight that’s long since been lost. I found this among the handful of articles at my old Opera software blog that I wanted to save before its shutdown.
Heh…While I enjoyed the first Hobbit film, it was longer than it needed to be. The thought of an extended edition strikes me about like this does (and I actually prefer the extended editions of the LOTR trilogy).
Just three days left until the Los Angeles Walk for Food Allergy of Long Beach (sorry, I had to phrase it that way). Help me support food allergy research, education and advocacy with a donation to FARE.
Vibber’s Personal Page for 2013 Los Angeles FARE Walk
Link updated to point to current fundraiser
In case anyone else is finding that Fedora suddenly has a double-lock screen, with the second screen not accepting keyboard input (making it impossible to unlock): You might have both Gnome and Cinnamon installed. Try to look past the lack of professionalism in the bug report conversation (Because it’s not as if Linux users like to tinker and experiment with different software, right?) and get to the solution.
Bug 1019405 – cinnamon-screensaver causes unwanted screen locking when running GNOME
Description of problem: If both the GNOME and Cinnamon desktops are installed, then while running GNOME, cinnamon-screensaver is running, and causes screen locking, even if it is turned off in GNOME. Sometimes it’s impossible to get focus in the Password window, and
Hey, Google. If I want to recommend something to my friends, I’ll recommend it to them!