Digest for November 2006
It’s been almost a month since the last digest, so apologies for the size. I finally got my hands dirty with CSS and //engtech is sporting a new custom look by yours truly.
Those That Can’t, Teach
I tackled some web browser problems with a short guide on how to remove text from the autocomplete box and how to uninstall Internet Explorer 7 (which is the #1 result on Google for “I hate Internet Explorer 7”) . You may also like this Boss Key extension for Firefox (like alt-tab for your web browser only) .
I found another great site with simple tech how to guides at simplehelp.net.
Canadian Site Blacklist
Did you know that Canadian ISPs have teamed together to block access to child pornography? Read more about the Great Firewall of Canada and Project Cleanfeed Canada. It was on the front page of Digg and Slashdot.
Literacy Rates Are Dropping
On Gadgets, Gifts and Gaming
I’ve been getting ready for the Christmas season with a lot of posts on gadgets and gaming.
- Gift Guide for Geeks Part 1 – Tis the Season for Receiving
- Gift Guide for Geeks Part 2 – Christmas Gift Suggestions from gifts.com
- The Girls of EBay and Their Playstation 3s
- iPod vs Zune – Indepth Side by Side Feature Comparison Just In Time for Christmas
- What to buy Little Johnny for Christmas — Simple comparison of Playstation 3 vs Microsoft Xbox 360 vs Nintento Wii
- Get a Free iPod
- programmers vs biologists vs evolution (hello world)
Programming, Links, Humor
- Peace at Last – The Joy of Telecommuting from Home
Humor, Career, Links
- Motivating Developers
Programming, Software, Career, Links
- Aaron Shwartz on becoming a DotCom millionaire
Programming, Software, Career, Startups, Links
On teh Interweb
One of those sites that were created for cheating social bookmarking is for sale: spikethevote.com (the anti-digg) goes for sale on ebay. Scrybe is a really awesome looking Flash-based online calendar that I’m beta testing: Scrybe Beta Update.
Google has a great webinar on Privacy on the Internet.
- Reviewme.com Reviewed – get paid $20-$150 for blogging
- The Secret to Blog Success is in the Title
- Need easy logos or writing a ransom note? – logos based on flickr photos
- North America’s Next Top Blogger? – Be a celebrity first
- Blogging Getting You Down? Try Something New and Interesting
- and of course, my WordPress Theme Review series continues
- WordPress Theme Review: Chaotic Soul, Tarski, Unsleepable, K2-Lite
- WordPress.com Theme Review update