Archive for September, 2008

Creating a Web Site – Matt’s advice

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2008

A few of asked, so here’s my answer to the question: “What should I use to create a web site that myself and others can edit?” Here’s my answers to a few particular situations. Desktop editing: Contribute If you want a static site that can be modified from someone’s desktop I’d recommend Adobe’s Dreamweaver and… Continue Reading Creating a Web Site – Matt’s advice

Spread the net

Monday, September 22nd, 2008

Rick Mercer was recently at Brock University to help spread the word on the Spread the Net campaign. The goal of the campaign is to have Canadians buy simple Mosquito nets at $10 each that will be given to children in Liberia and Rwanda to give them a place to sleep protected from mosquitos and… Continue Reading Spread the net


Thursday, September 11th, 2008

My first computer, as in the first one that I had providence over, was an Amiga 500. It took me back down memory lane to see one at, This pack-rat/archivist even has the external hard drive that I had. The A500 was a particular source of joy for me because of 1) it… Continue Reading A500

Way to go Apple

Tuesday, September 9th, 2008

Amidst all the Apple announcements today this one may get lost in the shuffle, but it’s worth drawing attention to. This is part of an E-Mail I received today as an iTunesU administrator. Using iTunes 8 with a screen reader such as VoiceOver on Mac OS X, or GW Micro WIndow-Eyes 7 on Windows XP… Continue Reading Way to go Apple

Love Letter to TSN2

Sunday, September 7th, 2008

Thank you TSN2 for broadcasting tape-delayed F1 races in high-definition at a reasonable mid-morning start. I always feel a little miffed when the F1 commentators talk about a nice-afternoon while I’m trying to blink away blurry eyes at 8:00AM EST! Now I no longer need to rely on my home-made Tivo (MythTV) and make the… Continue Reading Love Letter to TSN2