Unfortunately, my computer hard drive crashed last week, so blog posts have been hard to come by. My replacement drive arrived the other day, and my talented man has spent many hours getting my computer up and running again. There’s still some work to be done, but I just wanted to say a big “I… Read More My Favorite Superhero
Sindel Technology Solutions has now officially morphed into Green Loop IT Solutions. Stephen’s wardrobe has been updated with the addition of some sleek Green Loop polos. The company recently moved offices, so now Stephen has a bit of a longer drive, but that’s okay since we’re so thankful he’s still toiling away as one of… Read More Are You in the Loop?
Friends regularly ask me how Stephen likes his new job. In short, it’s a great fit for him! As you might remember, he began his job as Field Engineer for Sindel Technology Solutions on January 4th. Sindel is a computer consulting firm began by a husband and wife team, for whom it is named–Sindy and… Read More The Field Engineer
On January 4th Stephen began his new job as Field Engineer for Sindel Technology Solutions. While it was a joy for him to work at Americus Logistics under his boss, Robert (a fellow Christian and a deacon at a sister ministry here in the West Valley), we are thankful for this new position that will… Read More A New Job for a New Year
I know it’s been a long time since I’ve posted here, so here’s a picture of me with my birthday present, from my wife: It’s a binary clock (actually, it’s BCD, but who’s counting?). Extra credit for anyone who can figure out what time this picture was taken (post in the comments).
If you’ve ever wanted a free/open-source software package with similar features to an expensive commercial program but didn’t have the time or energy to look, Open Source Alternative is a great resource. Dozens of popular commercial programs are indexed by category and searchable. Each commercial software entry is accompanied by one or more open-source projects… Read More Open Source Alternatives
I just noticed that it’s apparently been almost a week since I’ve posted here. My apologies if you’ve been trying to keep up with what I post here. Suffice it to say it’s been a busy week, and in addition I just haven’t run across a whole lot I’ve been dying to post. Here’s a… Read More A bit slow lately . . .
“Here’s”:http://www.macmerc.com/articles/Pro_Pod_Power_Tips/363 a cool idea: use an iPod (actually a number of different digital audio players would work) to generate a touch-tone signal and place a call over a standard analog line. This scheme can even store address book entries using playlist files. It’s actually quite intuitive know that I think about it, but it’s something… Read More Dial with your iPod
Have you ever been browsing the web and come across a poem, article, anecdote, quotation, etc. you wanted to save to a central, searchable location instead of bookmarking the whole page or saving the info to a document file? Google’s new “Notebook”:http://www.google.com/notebook/ app has you covered. It’s actually very similar in concept to one of… Read More Google Notebook
Blue Security, the anti-spam company I blogged about “a while back”:http://themoodysideoflife.com/component/option,com_jd-wp/Itemid,36/p,56/, has “closed its doors”:http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/05/16/AR2006051601873.html, fearing it was on the verge of starting a full-fledged internet war that it simply didn’t have the infrastructure to handle after seeing the collateral damage caused by the spammers’ latest round of counterattacks. It’s unfortunate it ended this way,… Read More The spammers win this round . . .