Should Kids Learn to Code?

I was reading some of my tech sites this morning when I noticed an article that discussed the computer science education we give our youth. I remember, way back in 1982/83, when math was boring to me (I finished our assignments rather quickly), and my 3rd grade teacher, Mrs. Luther, was searching for something to […]

Rid yourself of app notifications in Facebook

A friend of mine kept asking me how the heck to remove or hide notifications from people who they’re friends with who play lots of Facebook games. I was stumped but also didn’t do much research aside from trial and error within Facebook’s notification settings. No luck. When I Googled it this morning, it led […]

Dropbox for Google Docs

So, on my way into work today, I was thinking, “Why isn’t there a desktop integration for Google Docs in the same way there is one for Dropbox?” All it took was a 93ms search and the result was Insync! Not only is Insync the solution I was looking for: A desktop folder that is […]

Oppose SOPA and PIPA (not her, and it’s Pippa)

Don’t let Congress censor the internet. A number of sites are “going dark” today to protest. Google WordPress Watch this for more information: PROTECT IP / SOPA Breaks The Internet from Fight for the Future on Vimeo. More information is here: SOPA Strike.

Fixing Explorer crashing due to MKV files

Could I have finally found the solution to my problem that has been plaguing me ever since I started messing around with MKV files? It seems that traversing around my filesystem, in folders that have an abundance of MKV files, my explorer.exe would crash, at least 66% of the time. I’ve tried disabling thumbnails for […]

Postbox/Thunderbird and profiles

So, I recently went through an exercise where I archived old mail in my GMail account. My inbox was ENORMOUS, like 80000+ emails. In doing this archiving, it seems that Postbox (an e-mail client based on Thunderbird that costs $29.95. Seems expensive when most e-mail clients are free (come with your OS), or webmail systems […]