Archive for November, 2006

My (Brock’s) Quad Core Mac Pro

Thursday, November 23rd, 2006

I’ve been using the new 2.66 GHz Quad Core Mac Pro (That’s two Intel Xeon server spec’ed processors each with two processors sharing one die) for a week now: Wow! My impression may have a lot to do with two factors: The other ‘new’ computers I’ve come in contact with recently were G4 based PowerBooks.… Continue Reading My (Brock’s) Quad Core Mac Pro

Jedi Knights for Jedi Rights

Monday, November 20th, 2006

Sensus data suggests that Britain’s fourth- largest religion is Jedi.  Based on this two Star Wars fan asked the United Nations to recognize JEDI as an official religion. All I can say to these guys is, Yo’da man (men)! From the SUN,,2-2006530500,00.html

WebCT: Java and popup checks

Thursday, November 16th, 2006

Here’s a great posting to the WebCT Ask Dr. C forum. Apparently this person is not too impressed with WebCT CE 6: Could you please add more checks for Java and popups? The 3 or 4 that I need to wait for when I log in really aren’t enough. And adding another Java/popup check every… Continue Reading WebCT: Java and popup checks

Mike and Mike

Thursday, November 9th, 2006

A Surreal experience:  I was watching the CBC news at six in Toronto and was curious about their blogs and such. I almost always have my laptop with me as I watch the news and I went over to and clicked on the news at six link, and there was my father half way… Continue Reading Mike and Mike

Take on Image Spam

Thursday, November 9th, 2006 has a good write-up on MacInTouch reader Bill Benson’s rule for fighting image based spam. Basically, most of this image spam contains a heading Content-Type which contains multipart/related. You have to add the header to your rules in, but that’s the only tough part. I would recommend you set the filter to change… Continue Reading Take on Image Spam