• Latest fraudulent email scam

    So, I don’t usually get scams or spam in my email since I use gmail but one recently got through and it made me laugh. It is sad that people actually fall for these even though it seems blatantly obvious to me that it is a scam. Isn’t there a...

  • WebCite Widget Complete!

    The first official release of the WebCite widget is now available at http://geek.michaelgrace.org/webcite/ If you write papers, blogposts, do research, or any other kind of writting you will want to start utilizing WebCite’s archiving service. And what better way to use the service than with an easy to use Dashboard...

  • Working draft of WebCite Dashboard Widget

    I have completed the first draft of the WebCite widget. I would love feedback and suggestions on how to make it better. Download ->webcitewdgt Update: Please download the updated version on the Mac Widgets page.

  • Shortcut to jump focus to address bar in Safari

    Ever since I have started hating the mouse and loving the keyboard more I always tab through everything in my browser. One thing that I have found annoying that I have to use the mouse to click back up into the address bar to type in a new address. My...

  • Can’t execute binary file – linux

    The Problem Executing binary file in terminal fails returning “Can’t execute binary file”. Fix In terminal enter “chmod +x [filename]” Why chmod +x adds the permission for the user to execute the binary file. —————– References chmod. Wikipedia. URL:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chmod. Accessed: 2009-04-10. (Archived by WebCite® at http://www.webcitation.org/5fvIhQ3Zg)

  • What is the location of the directory of C header files that match your running kernel?

    Installing VMware Tools for Fedora What Happened? In VMware Fusion selected “Virtual Machine” –> “Install VMware Tools” In a terminal navigate to folder with install file “/home/mike/Desktop/vmware-tools-distrib/” Ran install with “./vmware-install.pl” Accepted all default answers to prompts Problem Was prompted with: What is the location of the directory of C...

  • CSS Naked Day

    Happy CSS Naked day!!! A fun international day where everyone takes off their CSS. Dustin Diaz, the founder of CSS Naked Day (archived at http://www.webcitation.org/5fuQLFhny), says that the purpose of this holiday is, “…to promote Web Standards. Plain and simple. This includes proper use of (x)html, semantic markup, a good hierarchy...

  • The Problem of Citing & Archiving Tweets

    Although this applies also to websites and blogs, I think the situation with twitter is an interesting angle. With such rapid change and tweeters tweeting all over the place how can one cite a tweeters tweet? WebCite has, what I think, a nice solution to the dilemma. WebCite will create...

  • Moving QuickConnect from Dashcode to Xcode

    Working with the QuickConnect framework to create iPhone applications is easy. I have created a screencast on how to move a QuickConnect project from Dashcode to Xcode. Watch it over on YouTube.com at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=13zx9DrKFyw

  • 100 Twitter Tools

    </p> <p style="text-align: center;"> </p></a>horiwood.com has put together an impressive list of twitter tools some of which I use on a regular basis. Check it out at http://horiwood.com/2009/04/06/100-twitter-tools-n-tips/

  • Ubuntu 9.04 Countdown

    I am excited to try out the new Ubuntu 9.04 I think it would be nice if more people got away from windows and used Unix and Linux based systems. Oh to be in a perfect world.

  • Bring Down IE 6 !!!!!!

    It is time to bring IE 6 to rest. The guys over at .net magazine have put together a campaign to bring awareness to everyone and we all hope that you will join up in the fight. If you are not sure if you are using the latest browser please...

  • Manually Customize Mac Icons

    I know that there are free and paid Mac applications that will change system icons but sometimes I am just too cheap to pay for an application that does what I can do in a few seconds or the application doesn’t do exactly what I want it to. So, in...

  • Browser Security

    I have been upset with Google for taking soo long to put out their Apple version of their Chrome browser. After reading an article on ZDNet about the Pawn2Own hacker event maybe I can give Google some slack. :-) I still want my Chrome ASAP if it is as good...

  • New Avatar in the works!

    Cassie is an awesome artist and illustrator! She does some really fun art and I really enjoy having her art all over the place. A while ago Cas did some cartoon sketches of me and I really liked them so she is going to finish a couple so I can...

  • Twitter on my blog

    I finally made enough time to put a twitter feed on my blog and man does it feel good to have that done. I found a fun jQuery based widget called Juitter that can be found at http://juitter.com/ I changed some of the functionality and the css in the jQuery functions...