Do You Ever Feel Guilty About Using Free Software?

Lately, I’ve been reading and commenting on a post by Bryan of the Linux Action Show podcast titled “Why 100% Free Software Destroys Linux“. And while the title of the post is definitely (and purposely) inflammatory, I think it’s an interesting discussion. Just so you know where I’m coming from, although I’m a huge fan …

A Really Fast Way to Compose a Gmail Message

Yesterday I was trying out a very useful sounding tip for adding a bookmarklet that would very quickly (in 1 sec or so) pop up a gmail compose window without all the contact and inbox stuff. Better yet, it would have all the auto-complete contact info as well so it’s very useful if you want …

Coleco Electronic Quarterback Anyone?

Today the internet once again proved to be the best thing ever. At least for a 40 year old techie guy in the mood for reminiscing. These are several of the toys of my youth, and in many cases, my introduction to the world of personal electronic entertainment: Tomy Digital Derby: Ahh.. scrolling transparent tape …