Category Archives: Software
These guys have an entire library of old Apple ][ programs online that run within the browser. They use an ActiveX control that's an Apple ][gs virtual machine emulator running within the IE... Sweet! [with Virtual Apple]…”you can now relive, … Continue reading
A back in my day, we surfed the net with rodents… Via Wired News: “Back in 1992, when “yahoo” was something cowboys yelled and “ebay” was just pig Latin, the University of Minnesota developed a new way of looking at … Continue reading
After taking week off to spend with the family I’m getting back into the swing of things and stealing some time to blog. To motivate myself this morning I read an out of the ordinary article in Info World regarding … Continue reading
Eric Sink, the man behind Marketing for Geeks, has just published an article for MSDN called Finance for Geeks, which is an overview of accounting principals from the “technologists” perspective. Definitely worth a read if you’re starting a software company … Continue reading
I’d love to see this catch on… Magnatune: “try before you buy.” It’s the shareware model applied to music.
Well, that’s what The Gender Genie is saying about me, which uses an algorithm to predict the gender of an author by analyzing a writing sample. Damn! Cool tech though.
CNET News.com has a well researched article on whether this is the End of the road for SMTP in a world that is deluged with Spam. Some interesting quotes… “The flaws are so severe, some now believe, that the protocol … Continue reading
Need a quick throw-away email address for an online registration? Give Mailinator a try. Interesting idea to combat spam.
This is the unfortunate result of the “every growing uphill battle with SPAM”, but apparently an email to me from Anders Jacobsen was rejected due to some of the drastic, but efficient, measures John has been applying to the server. … Continue reading
Nice! Alex Feinman has created the ISO Recorder Power Toy, which “is a UI component that allows you to use CD-Recording capabilities of Windows XP to record and create ISO images.” (via Lockergnome) There’s also a companion application called CreateCD, … Continue reading
I can’t say that I agree with Mr. Conway of PeopleSoft in regard to his comment about .Net last week… “PeopleSoft president and CEO Craig Conway has described Microsoft’s .Net initiative as the information technology equivalent of asbestos.” “Conway then … Continue reading
This is pretty slick — create your very own mug shot with Flash Face
SideBit’s Project Locate IP will try to figure out where an IP is physically located. It worked fairly well in my tests.
Even though I applaud AOL’s recent Spam lawsuits, catbird points out the irony: “As much as I detest spam, I am having trouble cheering for a company that sends me unsolicited CDs in expensive and non-biodegradable tin cases every month. … Continue reading
Allegedly for $10 per year, Mailblocks Eliminates Spam “and offers the powerful features you want in your web mail.” According to Kevin it’s brought to you by Phil Goldman, who is one of the founders of WebTV.