Month: May 2006

  • Blogroll Dive: 5/29/06

    Here are the highlights from today’s Blogroll dive: Michael Heilemann announced that the “Final Cut” of Blade Runner may be released on DVD in 2007. Khaled discussed the Nintendo Wii and Nintendo’s move towards simplified gameplay. Rick discovered a tutorial that shows “how to easily hack a $9 refill from a $200 Monte Blanc pen […]

  • CMP Media LLC Attacks IT@Cork Over Web 2.0 Trademark

    Not too long after the birth of Enrique Raftery Carnicero, Tom Raftery (and the rest of his fellow IT@Cork committee members) received a cease and desist order from CMP Media LLC suggesting that the title of the upcoming IT@Cork Conference, the Web 2.0 Half-Day Conference, was in “flagrant violation” of their “Web 2.0” trademark. The […]

  • Favored Freeware: Cashbox

    Cashbox was designed from day one to be a quick and simple to use application for managing personal finances. As it has evolved, it has become more feature packed while keeping with the original goal of simplicity. Pros: Cashbox is a free and easy-to-use alternative to most financial management applications. Cons: None significant.

  • Blogroll Dive: 5/22/06

    Here are the highlights from today’s Blogroll dive: Bryan published a brief tutorial on how to add a custom header image to your blog. Michael Heilemann discussed “The Shuttle That Wasn’t”. Khaled reviewed Blog Design Solutions. Michael Hampton ruminated on the U.S. government’s progressive shift towards “less privacy and more government intrusion into the […]

  • Favored Freeware: iStat nano

    [iStat nano is a Dashboard widget which allows you to] view detailed information on CPU usage, memory usage, hard drive usage, bandwidth usage, CPU temperature, battery usage, system uptime, and the top four active processes. Pros: iStat nano offers almost everything that iStat pro does, but presents it in a smaller and more convenient interface. […]