Comparison of Apple and Adobe’s Software Update →
This article pretty much summarizes the little details in Apple applications that collectively provide a more pleasant experience to their users, from aesthetics to just plain usability. This is not to say Apple is completely perfect; their update descriptions are notoriously vague and often barely say more than “various bug fixes”. One way to solve this issue without inundating all users with...
Finding the right topics to write about is key. Not only does it have to be something you’re interested in, it also have to be interesting to others. Harder than that is the actual writing. Yet curiously, even harder is coming up with a suitable name for the blog. Oddly enough, the posts came much quicker and more frequently than ideas for blog titles. But harder than even that is designing...
The only movie I’ve watched in theaters so far this year was the advance premiere of Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay. Perhaps because it was free or because of its ridiculously straight-forward film title which has so much potential for disaster, but I was initially skeptical and tried not to hold too lofty of expectations. I’m so glad I was wrong; it turned out to be a delightful...
NVIDIA Early 2008 GPU Roadmap →
Although I’m a self-professed Mac fanboy (I bleed Aqua!) who religiously follows Apple news and rumors, rant day and night about the superiority of Macs over PCs, and knows more about Apple’s hardware and software than well… most anyone, there are times when The Dark Side tempts my inner geek. The sheer number of choices Windows users have for graphics cards (among other things, but mostly...
Shelley: how do you change caps for word 2007
Me: right underneath the font size widget
Me: the [Aa] button
Shelley: i dont know how to do it
Me: uhhh you want to change sentence case to title case right?
Me: select the text, and hit the button…
Shelley: it doesnt work out
Me: it should
Shelley: OMG THANKS
Shelley: I pressed the wrong button
Me: you’re retarded
I know I know, a little late to the game don’t you think, Hotin? I honestly don’t know what compelled me to put off writing a blog until now. One of the first blogs I read was kottke.org back around 2001, following a link about Silkscreen (his incredibly popular pixel font) (it was during my pixel font crazed era, shush) (I’m using way too many parentheses, aren’t I?). Needless to say, I was...