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Posted on October 5, 2021 at 12:43 pm

Content conundrum

There are some communication venues where certain kinds of information patently do not belong.

Posted on January 7, 2019 at 4:41 pm

Isn’t It Ironic?

In which I add my two cents to the nebulous discussion on the actual definition of “irony.”

Posted on September 15, 2017 at 2:26 pm

The next adventure

In which I tell the tale of moving to a new job after 25 years.

Posted on May 8, 2015 at 9:46 am

Instaflash before and after

If you follow me on social media, you’re probably aware that Instaflash is, almost certainly, my very favorite iOS app. Every time the developer puts it on sale or, on rare occasion, gives it away for free, I’ve always reposted the news. I’m taking this moment with my blog—completely of my own doing (no compensation […]

Posted on March 4, 2015 at 12:29 pm

Safari best practices: shortcut your bookmark favorites

Although is no more, every once in a while I get a hankering to write something that would have been well suited to the late e-zine. That hankering hit me recently when a coworker saw the bookmarks in my Safari web browser’s Favorites bar and wondered why I had numbers in front of each […]

Posted on September 15, 2012 at 9:48 am

How to permanently solve privacy issues on Facebook et al

One can hardly go more than a few days without seeing someone post about doing this or that to protect your privacy online, or about some supposedly gross abuse of privacy. From my point of view, the authors of every single one of these posts have failed to grasp one very simple concept. Facebook, Twitter, […]

Posted on October 18, 2010 at 7:13 pm

How to convert Stroke masks to transparency in Adobe Illustrator

Make no mistake that I am not fond of my office’s current logo. However, I’m setting that fact aside for the purposes of this post. And permit me to warn you, the reader, that the content of this post is aimed at those with a reasonable working knowledge of Adobe Illustrator. This isn’t quite beginner […]