• Google Buzz Keyboard Shortcuts

    Buzz Keyboard Shortcuts Mute – m Next – n Previous – p Like – shift + L Respond – r (comment) Open – o (expand comments) Goto Buzz (while @ gmail.com) – g b Enable Google Buzz Keyboard Shortcuts If you already have keyboard shortcuts enabled for you Gmail then...

  • A Solution For Sharing Your Geodata on Buzz

    Sharing very accurate geodata on a public Google Buzz stream is a bit unnerving especially when you are “Buzzing” from home. So what if I still want to share my location but not let the whole world know where my front door step is? Why not have an option to let the...

  • Buzz Is About Conversations

    Some people have been sticking their noses up at the latest release of Google Buzz. While I agree that there are many things that need changing and improvement, I also think they might not have taken the time to actually use Google Buzz long enough to understand it’s strengths. I...

  • Access Local Mac Dev Environment from VM

    Testing my web development in IE is the bane of my existence. Since I run Apache and MYSQL on my local host on my Mac it was always a trick to view my work though my Windows VM until my friend Mike Farmer showed me an easy way to access my development environment on my...

  • Tail Multiple Files

    How to tail multiple files Terminal command: tail -f <figcaption class="wp-caption-text">Tail Three Files</figcaption></figure> <figcaption class="wp-caption-text">Tail Two Files</figcaption> Tailing multiple files in one terminal window is a life saver when you are pressed for space on your screen. With tail you can tail just about as many files as you want....

  • 4 min You’ll Never Get Back

    4 min. you will never get back but it’s too terrible not to share so I hope you enjoy! : )

  • Favorite Superbowl Ad

    It’s the only one that keeps me laughing the entire time. ; ) Very well done.

  • A Cleaner Facebook using Kynetx

    To avoid a long rant I am just going to say that I have gotten sick of marking advertisements on Facebook as “offensive” only to see more of the ads that I have marked as offensive. Is this a joke or does Facebook just not care or is it something...

  • Kynetx Impact Conference Discount Card

    This spring’s Kynetx Impact conference is going to be off of the hook! It’s going to be from April 27-28, 2010 at the Miller Free Enterprise Center at Salt Lake Community College. If you follow me on Twitter or Facebook you already know I can’t shut up about Kynetx and...

  • Focus Problems

    Problem / Frustration I’ve always been frustrated after doing a “Find” in Firefox or bringing up the Mac “Force Quit Applications” window that I’m not able to close it with a keyboard shortcut because it looses focus. Well, the other day I figured out one way to close both using...

  • Using Twitter in KRL (Kynetx Rule Language)

    I am very excited about the possibilities that this opens up. You can bet that I will be building several applications that use this new feature of Kynetx. Enjoy this how to video by Phil Windley Twitter in Kynetx Rule Language from Phil Windley on Vimeo. Twitter uses OAuth to...

  • Install 64 bit Ruby On Rails and MySQL on OS X

    For a project that I am starting I wanted to use Rails and MySQL so I decided to install for source that I compile myself for both. It was amazingly easy and satisfying to have both compiled and installed on my machine for development. Hivelogic has some really simple easy...

  • Avalanche Software Art Blog Desktop Wallpaper

    My wife is a big fan of the work done over at Avalanche Software. She showed me their art blog that they do for fun the other day and I thought that this illustration was awesome enough to put on my desktop for at least a week or two. Maybe...

  • Kynetx Fan Card

    Are you are a fan of Kynetx, what Kynetx is doing, or just wanting to stay up with the latest Kynetx goodness? If you are, then you need to get the Kynetx fan card! This context sensitive information card will help you sift through your searches on the web and...

  • What is ISO 17799, ISO 27000, PCI Credit Card Standard

    For my System Security class we get to learn about ISO 17799, ISO 27000, and the PCI Credit Card Standard. When I first started looking up information about 17799 and 27000 I was a bit overwhelmed and confused by the information that is out there on the web. I felt...

  • Thoughts on Personalizing the Web Browsing Experience

    Dave Kearns of Network World recently wrote an article titled “Personalizing the Web browsing experience” where he talked about what he had recently learned from Kynetx and shared his excitement for the future of context sensitivity. I thought it was a good article and wanted to share my thoughts in...

  • Geek and Poke Meets Kynetx

    One of my co-workers recently tweeted, “I really want to know how I missed this web comic. Hilarious!! http://bit.ly/7das6F“. That got me thinking about how much people do miss from their favorite comic sites or any site on the web for that matter. Of course you can subscribe to RSS...

  • The Context of a StackOverflow Junkie

    I have been having waaaaay to much fun since I got into Kynetx. Many of my friends have been asking me “what does Kynetx do?” and “what is the purpose-centric-context-sensitive web?”. Well, it takes a bit to explain so I’ll show you just a small glimpse of what it all...

  • Pre Thanksgiving Fun

    The past month has been insane and I have loved all that has happened this last week. I am now officially working for  a company called Kynetx and I am more excited to work than ever! Kynetx is doing amazing things and I really can’t believe that I am a...

  • Kynetx Impact Conference Highlights

    I still haven’t had time to write up my view of what Kynetx is all about, but if you would like to see what happened at the conference head over to http://code.kynetx.com/2009/11/20/kynetx-impact-conference-2009-highlights/ It was a magical and life changing conference! It will be exciting to see the concepts discussed at...

  • Christmas ’09 Wish List

    My family has been bugging me to share with them what exactly it is I am wanting for Christmas surprises so I thought i would appease. Besides wanting to be graduated, a have a job on the west coast to start paying off student loans here is what I would...

  • Key Based Authentication for SSH

    What is key based authentication for ssh? Key based authentication for SSH is a way to connect remotely to another computer/server using an encrypted file you HAVE and an optional password you KNOW to unlock the file. Key based authentication has the advantage of being more secure and/or more convenient....

  • Get Incredible Designs with Preston Lee

    Sometimes picking a designer is like finding a good restaurant, you either have to go there and try the food or ask a bunch of your friends where the best place to eat is. Well, I’m your friend and I found an AWESOME restaurant!! Actually, not a restaurant but an...

  • Insecure Wireless Network Could Get You Arrested or Sued

    Synopsis: Having an insecure wireless network makes you liable for arrest or lawsuit! If you have not done all these things listed below to protect your wireless network, take the few minutes it will take to do the basics and DO THEM NOW!! Basics There is no excuse for not...

  • TypeError: Error #2007: Parameter child must be non-null

    This  error in Flash TypeError: Error #2007: Parameter child must be non-null was caused by the fact that I had not dragged the progressbar component into my library just like a problem I had before posted at http://geek.michaelgrace.org/2009/11/1172-definition-fl-controlstilelist-could-not-be-found/ This is now the second time I have done this and hopefully...

  • What is SSL, TLS, https & why are they your friends?

    Do you know what SSL, TLS, and https mean and do? You deal with SSL, TLS, and https whether you know it or not and it is very important! TLS = Transport Layer Security SSL = Secure Socket Layer https = Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure Private and sensitive information gets...

  • 1172: Definition fl.controls:TileList could not be found.

    I have been working on a flash project in ActionScript 3 lately for a class and I ran into an error. I have been trying to use a TileList component for a horizontally scrolling thumbnail gallery. The error was 1172: Definition fl.controls:TileList could not be found. The beginning of my...

  • Happy Halloween From Mike Grace

    It doesn’t matter what you do or what you see this Halloween. If you know me, there will be nothing scarier than to watch this video. YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED!!! : ) Enjoy your Halloween and thanks for watching! </p> Try JibJab Sendables® eCards today! Trick or Tweet!

  • Some Site Designs I Like

    I recently found a site that features well designed sites and I have picked a few that stood out to me. https://www.redbrickhealth.com/ http://www.studio7designs.com/ http://www.veboolabs.com/ http://www.divvoted.com/ http://thegreatbeardedreef.com/ http://emotionslive.co.uk/ http://www.wpcoder.com/ http://blogfullbliss.com/ http://www.jeromem.net/ http://www.silverbackapp.com/ http://francescomugnai.com/ http://nicolaswill.com/ http://wheeloftea.com/ http://www.christophe-peyras.com/ http://stoodeo.com/ http://www.futurice.com/ http://gotsleeves.appspot.com/ http://beakapp.com/ http://yodaa.com/ http://www.sjlwebdesign.co.uk/ http://codebutton.com/ http://koormann.de/

  • My First Podcast!!

    I have officially entered the world of Podcasting! The podcast is about technology and learning and incidentally enough, is hosted at http://technologyforlearning.info I am privileged to be able to co-produce the podcast with a good friend of mine, http://michaelfarmer.info. We both have a lot of fun being geeks and really...