The internet is full of articles like this: 13 Reasons Why Linux Is Better Than Windows and the older I get, the more those titles annoy me. I do think Linux is better in a lot of ways but I try not to talk about better but rather why it works for me. So here's … Continue reading 13 Reasons Why Linux Is Better Than Windows
What technology do I really need as a consultant just getting started?
I've been in computing since punchcards, and I've seen a few things along the way. The only saying that would be surprising is if I hadn't learned a few things during that time and developed some Strong biases about what makes a good end to end computing solution for a freelancer or individual consultant that … Continue reading What technology do I really need as a consultant just getting started?
Even if you have money to burn…
I know I'm opening myself up to a flame war here but I'm going to come right out and say it; the Mac is just not worth the money, especially if you do most of your work in the cloud. There was a time when the Mac was demonstrably better at some tasks than others … Continue reading Even if you have money to burn…
Yes, my grandma can run Ubuntu Linux
"Last week Lenovo lent me one of its X61 ThinkPad laptops so that I could give Ubuntu Linux a try. Having had a bad experience with Novell's SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop a few years ago, I had sworn off desktop Linux and determined not to return. A week into a new trial with Ubuntu Linux, … Continue reading Yes, my grandma can run Ubuntu Linux
Is The New Twitter Better Than Desktop Clients?
Tweet a lot? Integrated pictures, keyboard shortcuts, a decent way to track conversations and a slick new look. That’s what some users of Twitter found recently, and they were really happy. Twitter isn’t sure how long it will take to push these features out to everybody, but if you primarily use Twitter from a client … Continue reading Is The New Twitter Better Than Desktop Clients?
Mainstream Media Discovers Ubuntu Linux
"The VAR Guy was flipping though his Sunday morning paper when he spotted an article about Ubuntu Linux. He took a few more sips of coffee to perk up and make sure his eyes weren’t deceiving him. Sure enough, Ubuntu had made the leap into the mainstream media — earning coverage in Newsday, the eight … Continue reading Mainstream Media Discovers Ubuntu Linux
links for 2009-09-27
40+ Best Photoshop Tutorials for Creating Buttons and Badges | Naldz Graphics (tags: webdesign design tutorials photoshop icons graphics inspiration) HOWTO: NTFS with read/write support using ntfs-3g (easy method) - Ubuntu Forums (tags: ubuntu howto linux windows tutorial software tips tutorials ntfs filesystem)
My top picks for May 14, 2011
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Stuff I saved in ‘Reader’ on May 2, 2011
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Stuff I saved in ‘Reader’ on May 1, 2011
Weekend Fav April ThirtyApril 30, 2011 Sony Bloggie 3D now available for aspiring James Camerons everywhereApril 29, 2011 Tune It Up Yourself with Bike Repair [Video]April 29, 2011 5 Simple Applications That Let You Do More With EvernoteApril 29, 2011 How To Design Your Blog Quick and EasyApril 29, 2011 4 Examples of Social Media … Continue reading Stuff I saved in ‘Reader’ on May 1, 2011