WordPress is so underrated. It helped usher in an era of mass self publishing on the Internet. Self publishing evolved into social media, social media evolved into social networking, and all of it nearly disintermediated the watercolor as a GLD-safe harbor in the workplace.
I “built” my first Linux powered computer system for $31. I didn’t really need it, but I wanted a distraction from getting important stuff done. Three years later, consumer friendly flavors of Linux have come a long way. This week, Conical released their latest version of Ubuntu. Natty Narwhal sounds so much cooler than XP, or Vista and backs up it’s geeky name with a modern refresh of the operating system. The biggest change is a new Unity launching bar that works a lot like Mac’s OSX dock or the Windows 7 task bar. Lots of die hard Ubuntu users are not happy with the change but I like it. Continue reading “Turn your uncool XP- running PC into a Linux Box”
First, a little history. My friend Dan fancies himself a master Rick Roller. Not only is he good at Rick rolling people, he’s expert at avoiding the Rick Roll himself. He’s so good, that several of us set up a bounty to be awarded to the first person to prove he could actually Rick Roll the master.
I used a URL purchased months ago called lendcamp.com, installed wordpress on it, embedded the famous YouTube video, and laid in wait. Months later, the topic of mortgage conferences came up while texting with Dan, and I asked him if he was going to LendCamp. His delayed response was, “is there really going to be a LendCamp, or was that the most elaborate RickRoll ever devised”? MuhuHaHAHAHa! Continue reading “Fun with QR Codes”
I habitually save stuff to my desktop so it’s handy while I’m working on a project. Before long, my computer desktop is as cluttered as my real desktop. I did some spring cleaning in my office today and it’s looking brilliant. But I also took a minute to clean up my computer desktop as well. This GLD hack will show you how to do this super fast! Continue reading “Spring Desktop Cleaning”