I’ve been using Microsoft Windows since version 3.1, which came out in 1992. I’ve seen it triumph: 2000, XP & 7 were all very strong releases. I’ve seen it struggle: ME & Vista were lackluster. Nineteen years of mastering every single quirk and intricacy which has driven many users away from the platform.
About a month ago I began using Mac OS X Lion as my primary Desktop OS. I’ll have to say that overall, Lion is fantastic. There are few aspects that windows can say it does better, but they definitely exist. This review talks more about what Lion doesn’t do as well as windows. Continue reading OS X Lion Reviewed By A Windows User
I’ve seen the link “Yeahh!! It happens on Live Television!!!” liked by four of my facebook friends today. I think it’s worth warning people not to click inside of web pages pages on an untrusted site that thas a video player within it.
Here is the example of an offending video post:
Characteristics: usually something tantalizing and sexual. This one has been particularly bad. Apparently everybody loves a good nip slip, from fundamentalist Christians, to moms, to technology experts.
The problem is that Twitter doesn’t retain more than 2500 of your last tweets. This that old information un-indexable by search engines, un-searchable by Twitter’s own search engine, and essentially irretrievable unless somebody retained a link or has archived the tweet. In the case where you might want to say something that is more persistent, a new method is necessary.
The second problem is that Blogs such as WordPress have post pages that usually contain some sort of information about the site being referenced. Posting a Blog that is simply a link to another site is pretty bland without some sort of summary or excerpt from the hyperlink being pointed to. I really don’t want to make my reader load that extra page, or force them to read some lame summary when I’m just trying to share a link I already summarized in the title. Continue reading A Desirable Use Case: Postless Blogs For Retainable Microblogging