About Technology

Posted on Mon, 24 Oct 2011 in Technology

While reading Public Parts by Jeff Jarvis I stumbled upon this little gem from one of my favorite authors.

Anything that is in the world when you're born is normal and ordinary and is just a natural part of the way the world works.
Anything that's invented between when you're …


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Unable to turn on Documents & Data sync in iCloud?

Posted on Wed, 19 Oct 2011 in Apple • Tagged with iOS, iCloud, Sync

iCloud

I have finally gotten all of iCloud to work! I've been using iCloud since the launch but I haven't been able to get "Documents & Data" to work before now.

I had checked and double checked every setting I could imagine and it still would not work.

Every device had Settings …


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Unfortunately, That Day Has Come...

Posted on Thu, 06 Oct 2011 in Technology • Tagged with Apple, Steve Jobs

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This morning it was raining again for the first time in something like 10 days. My wife and I were driving to work, me driving, her reading the news about Steve on her iPad.

At first I …


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Let's Talk iPhone

Posted on Tue, 04 Oct 2011 in Technology • Tagged with iPhone, Apple, Hardware, iOS

Let's Talk iPhone Today is the day we've all been waiting for.1 It's finally time for Apple to unveil the next iPhone and the next version of iOS.

No stream have been announced yet, and they are probably not going to do one as they really don't need to.

I personally hope …


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Please create your own icons...

Posted on Wed, 17 Nov 2010 in Politics • Tagged with Copyright, Design, Metro, WTF


Man I love ePub

Posted on Sun, 14 Nov 2010 in Books • Tagged with ePub, iPhone, Lisp, MIT, PragProg, Programming, Smalltalk, Stanza

sicp-coverI recently listened to a very interesting podcast from the Pragmatic Programmers featuring an interview with Uncle Bob. At the end they talked about a book Robert had recommended at the most recent RailsConf called Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs.

It's an older book but it sounded like a …


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Out For Delivery

Posted on Fri, 20 Aug 2010 in Personal • Tagged with iPhone

I think today might be the day!
I turn on my computer. I wait patiently as it connects.
I go online. My breath catches in my chest until I hear 3 little words,

"Out For Delivery."

I hear nothing, not a sound on the streets of New York1.
Just …


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iTunes error 5002 be gone!

Posted on Thu, 01 Jul 2010 in Technology

iTunes Ever since upgrading to the beta iTunes 9.2 I have been having an annoying problem. – Every time I click "Check for updates"1 I get an error from iTunes.

We could not complete your iTunes Store Request. An unknown error occurred (5002). There was an error in the Itunes …


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Did you remember?

Posted on Tue, 25 May 2010 in Books • Tagged with 42, HG2G, Towelday

Utility Towel


Public transportation in Maps.app

Posted on Fri, 21 May 2010 in Technology • Tagged with Google, iPhone

Public transportation in Maps.app is so much nicer than Rejseplanen.