There’s a computer wholesaler in downtown Hackettstown… a -real- computer wholesaler. They’re not interested in selling systems to me for my clients… they only sell computer systems by the pallet. Nifty. GoCWI.com
Archive for October 2004
I saw Shaun of the Dead with VC last night. Quite an enjoyable movie, especially with a great person to see it with. :-)
I’ve been using it for 3 days now and can definitively say that Firefox kicks Internet Explorers ass. I just started playing with extensions and… yeah. Good bye IE. (though I’ve been having a little trouble viewing some videos in Firefox. I’m sure I’ll find the right extension shortly to make that problem go away)
Get Firefox. It will make you more productive.
I’m going to have to figure out how to put myself on an RSS feed soon. I’m simply in love with the Sage RSS reader in Firefox. I can see why some of my friends have been bugging me to produce an RSS stream.
Was I right? I was right! Lee Gavin has lifted the curse! Thank you Lee!
This has been my screen saver now on and off for a few months. I’ve got to say that it was a major contributor to my pre-burn excitement. The photos are excellent… a real joy! Thank you, Burning Man Screen Saver Project!
Old way of looking up old data
- Double-click Windows Search icon
- Wait 8 seconds
- Type the text I’m looking for, IE: “xmas 04” (My Christmas shopping list)
- Wait 3 seconds
- Double-click ‘xmas 04.txt’ to start Notepad
- Wait 2 seconds
- View document
- In IE or Firefox, click on bookmark for Google Desktop
- Type the text I’m looking for
- Click the cache-link
- Wait 1/2 second
- View document
Time Saved: 12.5 seconds. I do this search 5-20 times per day.
Old way of looking up archived emails
- Open Outlook
- Wait 30 seconds
- Hit Ctrl-Shift-F.
- Type in search criterion
- Wait 45 seconds
- view results
- Click on bookmark for Google Desktop
- Type in the search criterion
- wait 1/2 second
- View email
I often leave Outlook running, so I’ll just say I’ve saved 44.5 seconds. I do this search 2-10 times per day.