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Watch a Video While You Work

I like to have a TED or SALT talk playing while I work on something mindless. The problem is that on my single 15″ display, there isn’t really enough room to keep my work and the video (window) side-by-side. I’d … Continue reading

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Phil Schiller and Uncle Rico

Separated at birth?

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Upgrade OS X 10.5.8 to JDK 1.6

I didn’t find any clear instructions on upgrading the JDK on OS X so I thought I’d share my findings. First off, apparently Software Update does not automatically update the JDK. You have to manually download and run the updates. … Continue reading

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Promiscuous Power

I was the beneficiary of a new social norm at iPhone Tech Talk here in Seattle today. Unsurprisingly just about everybody’s got an Apple laptop and power outlets are scarce. What’s interesting is that since all our power connectors are … Continue reading

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