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Where’s Whitney?

It’s been four days since I’ve managed to spend more than 5 minutes at the computer. I caught a cold, and since it was the third one in just three weeks, it really knocked me sideways. I’ve been in bed for about 22 hours a day, subtracting time sitting on the couch just for a [Keep Reading...]

The JDate Toolbar

I’m Jewish and I’m single, so it shouldn’t be any surprise to you that I’m on JDate. It’s raining and I’m home on a Friday night, so obviously I signed on. And what did I see? The JDate Toolbar! I’ve used JDate on and off for years, and one day when I have the time [Keep Reading...]

(In)Consistency in keyboard shortcuts

More and more I’ve been using web apps in lieu of the traditional desktop applications I used for years. Primarily it’s because, like many of you, I have a home computer and a work computer; storing information online makes it far easier to access from both locations, particularly when one’s a Mac and one’s a [Keep Reading...]

Links from 3/2/2008 to 3/5/2008

Facebook Hires Google Executive as No. 2 – New York Times iPhonic: Steve Wozniak has another pop at the iPhone Will Tomorrow’s World Still Need Designers? / frogblog / frog design 35 Ways to Stream Your Life – ReadWriteWeb Data is the New Links Tim Berners-Lee Says Sites That Don?t Give Users Their Data Back [Keep Reading...]

The catch-up obligation

I subscribe to one daily newspaper, two weekly magazines, three monthly magazines and 42 RSS feeds. I receive about 100 non-spam emails per day on my personal account and 50-75 on my work account. I have more than 50 books on my bookcase at home waiting to be read. I spend an inordinate amount of [Keep Reading...]

Blog of the Day on Logic + Emotion

David Armano, the insightful and venerated master blogger behind Logic + Emotion, has named Pleasure & Pain his “Blog of the Day.” I’m honored that he thinks I’m one to watch, and I deeply appreciate his kind words. Read his post and you’ll understand my pure delight. David and I worked together, albeit briefly, while [Keep Reading...]

Twitter Blocks

When we live in a virtual world, who are our neighbors? And our neighbors’ neighbors? The amazing fact of the Internet is that we’re capable of living in thousands of places simultaneously. But how do all of those places connect? When it comes to Twitter, it’s easy enough to see who you’re following. But do [Keep Reading...]