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Entries from April 2007

DCampSouth Date & Location

April 24th, 2007 · No Comments

It’s official, DCampSouth will happen on Saturday, June 2nd at the School of Communication Arts in Raleigh, NC. Date: June 2, 2007 Place: School of Communication Arts What happens next? Well, it’s time to spread the word about DCampSouth. You can help us out by posting information to weblogs, groups, and mailing lists. Let you [...]

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A Mutt User At Last

April 23rd, 2007 · No Comments

I’ve always been a fan of the mouse. I never got along well with keyboard shortcuts. I scoffed at Mutt and turned my nose up at vi. I never really got the hang of Quicksilver. Now, in just few short hours, Gmail macros has made me into a believer. Long live the keyboard.

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Little Sips Or The Fire Hose?

April 14th, 2007 · No Comments

I’m very keen on the idea of presence awareness, personal content aggregation, tumblelogs, etc. I just haven’t figured out what’s truly useful in this regard. Tumblr and Jaiku both work great as content aggregators, but I’m not convinced that it’s a good idea to merge everything into one giant mega feed. Maybe its better to [...]

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Help Plan DCampSouth!

April 12th, 2007 · No Comments

Hey there DCampers! I wanted to post a quick update on the status of DCampSouth. We’ve had several suggestions for locations and are very close to selecting both a day and a place. Speaking of dates, I’m interested in hearing which of these days work best for people: May 19th, May 26th, June 2nd. The [...]

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Ignore Me, I’m Just Tinkering

April 12th, 2007 · No Comments

You can ignore me, I’m just playing around with the stylesheet a bit.

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April Is For Split Buttons

April 11th, 2007 · No Comments

Apparently April is when you re-design your website to use split buttons.

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The Design of DRM-less Music

April 3rd, 2007 · No Comments

Engadget: So why not make 99-cent 128-bit AAC tracks DRM free as well? We don’t think there’s an easy answer, but perhaps this is a move more tentative than people realize; this whole uncrippled music thing might just be an experiment. It might be an experiment, but it might also be a question of design. [...]

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