Reading a story at the NY Times web site that described the problems with Yahoo Mail’s recent changes when I came across this gem: In a Web cast timed to Yahoo’s third-quarter earnings report on Tuesday, Ms. Mayer highlighted a number of new updates to its sports and entertainment products, but did not mention the […]
Jumping right on this offer from Microsoft to trade in my iPhone for a Windows Phone — Said No One, Ever .
I’ve been working my way through a Ruby on Rails tutorial. Actually, to be fair, working my way through a Ruby tutorial, followed by a Ruby on Rails tutorial and a MacRuby tutorial. Learning a new language is always both a fun and a challenging process. Most programmers (including glorified duffers like me) have at […]
One of the sponsor ads caught my eye when I was listening to episode 15 of Accidental Tech Podcast (15: Cat, Modifier Cat) last week – Soulver. Marco was singing its praises as a sort of calculator on steroids, but I had never heard of it before. I was intrigued by the description of […]
I recently implemented a new data warehouse (more of a data mart) on Microsoft’s Windows Azure (SQL Server Database) — more on that in a later post. In order to get some of the code working I turned to my trusty old friend, RazorSQL. I found that I could not connect to Azure using […]
Richardson software recently released a major new edition of RazorSQL — one of my favorite tools. This is a paid upgrade ($49), but well worth the money. Checkout the additions and fixes here. This is a product that I use EVERY day, well worth the money. I compel you to buy it ;o)
I used to listen to Sirius Radio in my car during my weekly commutes to the airport. VW didn’t offer Satellite radio as an option on my new Beetle, so I switched over to listening to podcasts while driving. I jumped around between a few of the usual suspects, Ted Talks and Freakonomics and […]
I ordered an iPad mini on the first Friday that it was released. I’ve owned several iPad models, the original iPad, and the “New iPad” (i.e. the third model). In the interim, I’ve also tried out the Google Nexus 7, which I liked a lot. I still have my original iPad, but I sold the […]