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Monthly Archives: January 2008

Twitter Updates for 2008-01-08

Just finishing up the first cup of coffee. Time for seconds… Today will be better than yesterday. Today will be better. Today will be… # @photomatt "position: obsolete" … It *should* be a valid CSS property 🙂 # @jwestfall Did you ever find a linux twitter client that you liked? # Browser tab reaping complete. Time to restart Firefox 2 to get some memory back. Or run FF3 again, with no useful add-ons. # Powered … Continue reading

Twitter Updates for 2008-01-06

@gfmorris I think I feel the same way about ebay as you do about house-flipping. # @alexkingorg Have you tried the compiz window manager? Takes a lot of tweaking, but it’s pretty sweet when you get it like you like it. # Powered by Twitter Tools.

Twitter Updates for 2008-01-04

@zeldman Two words: Faraday Cage. Of course, the embassy should be the ones doing that… # Installed #Firefox 3 Beta 2 late last night. So far, it does seem to be zippier and less memory hungry, especially with lots of tabs (~30). # Powered by Twitter Tools.

Firefox 3

Late last night, I installed Firefox 3 Beta 2. I’ve been running it all day, opening and closing tabs throughout, with a peak of around 45 tabs open, and an average somewhere around 25-30. I don’t know what they’ve done to improve the memory handling (it’s currently using 394M virtual, 161M resident, 19M shared), but the responsiveness has been awesome. In Firefox 2, my machine would have been thrashing like a dying wildebeest, slogging down … Continue reading

Twitter Updates for 2008-01-03

Just ordered some expansion packs for my DS, so I’ll be able to run homebrew games and DSLinux on it. Why? Because I can! # Drinking coffee from my Crowd Favorite mug. Gotta finish up a couple of project estimates, then dive into some server optimization… # Calling it a day. Got lots of work to dive into tomorrow. Now: time for family and food. # Powered by Twitter Tools.

Twitter Updates for 2008-01-01

Longhorn had a long line. Went to Tuscany Italian Grill, instead. Excellent decision. Yum. Tweet y’all next year! # Getting ready to head to Ikea to shop for a recliner. # @rslux Yes, working at home requires mucho discipline. I’m fighting that battle, too 🙂 # Ikea has a recliner that we want (matches our red leather Ikea couches), but they were out of stock. 🙁 Back in two weeks, I guess. # Powered by … Continue reading