Never intended for this blog to be a fire hose of short posts, but I do run across lots of interesting bits in my feed reader and on Twitter each day. So I’m trying out sharing and add... Read more
Used to be that when you sent Gmail messages with a custom from address, there would be an “On behalf of email@example.com” bit added to the headers of the message because you were u... Read more
It’s 2009, and we all know how to leave a voicemail. We don’t need explicit instructions on how to do so from a robot, yet you get just that almost every time you call someone... Read more
Registering for an account at any web site almost always requires an email address, and some people like to use a secondary address they don’t really care about instead of their real e... Read more
A new study indicates that imagining something is farther away than it is–either geographically or in time–changes the way your brain perceives it and actually increases creativi... Read more
In his latest essay, Paul Graham describes the difference between what he calls the maker’s schedule and the manager’s schedule. Makers–the writers, coders, designers, edit... Read more
TechCrunch got this headline just right: Apple Is Growing Rotten To The Core: Official Google Voice App Blocked From App Store. The second half was originally “and It’s Likely AT... Read more
Writer Dominic Ali came up with an unusual way to make office meetings more bearable–one that would make Ellen proud. In the comments of my recent post about meetings, Ali says: At my... Read more
TechCrunch runs down step-by-step exactly how a hacker broke into Twitter employees’ accounts and gained access to over 310 confidential company documents (and generally caused them he... Read more
Wow, this is one good way to make me rethink how much I like my Kindle: Due to an issue with a publisher who didn’t want to offer an electronic version after all, Amazon remotely delet... Read more
One of the most basic features a good software application offers is a way for users to get the data they put into the system out. Sounds reasonable, no? But that isn’t the way it work... Read more
Just because you don’t have an Android phone or BlackBerry doesn’t mean you can’t text from your cellphone using your Google Voice number. If you’ve gotten an invite... Read more
For an solution built by an independent developer without an API, GV did a great job of putting Google Voice on Android. But today GOOG finally got around to releasing their official Google... Read more
I’ve always been an avid daydreamer–so much so that my mind can wander off at the most inopportune moments, like in the middle of a conversation. But I’ve always come up wi... Read more
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