Today and most of Friday I’ll be offline during a marathon flight from Los Angeles to Abu Dhabi, via Frankfurt. I’ll be in the UAE for a week on business and will be checking in from the road. Abu Dhabi is eleven time zones away, so expect some disruption to the normally scheduled programming. I’m […]
Archives for March 2011
Each Wednesday during Daylight Savings Time, I lead an evening hike on what we call the Roller Coaster Ridge in San Clemente. It’s a great 4.6 mile circuit with 360 degree views up and down the coastline and to the mountains, and we are routinely treated to spectacular sunsets behind Catalina Island. It’s beautiful; it’s invigorating; […]
Do you have an iPad? If so, you’ve probably tried one of my favorite apps — Flipboard. Flipboard gives your iPad a magazine-like interface to Twitter, Facebook, Google Reader and other news streams. Whether you have an iPad or not, now you can give your WordPress-powered website the same cool Flipboard experience on the iPad. […]
This weekend I had the pleasure of meeting screenwriter and novelist Rex Pickett, perhaps best known for his novel Sideways (and the film by the same name). I always had wondered whether the author had modeled Miles (the aspiring novelist) after himself. As it turns out, he had in many ways. What I hadn’t considered […]
Phew! Forty-nine years. It’s a lengthy stretch of time, and it’s been marked by many momentous milestones. Although my birthday doesn’t officially arrive until Wednesday, I’m taking the day off, since my lovely girlfriend is taking me out on the town. Take care, and be kind to each other. I’ll resume regularly scheduled programming tomorrow.
When I got my iPad last October, I was astounded that there was no way to mirror your display to a larger screen. This seems like a no-brainer — for training or even demo purposes, you would think that Apple would have some way to mirror the display to an external monitor or LCD screen. […]
Earlier this week, LinkedIn registered their 100 millionth member. They are currently registering a new member at the rate of one per second. While the number still lags behind Facebook, it is a significant milestone and shows strong growth for the professional networking service. I first heard about the milestone when I received (along with […]