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[6 Feb 2009 | No Comment | ]
Time Lords

Where does the time go? Heavy question, that one is. I suppose only someone like Dr. Who would be able to give us a satisfactory answer, since he seems to have a knack for time travel (http://www.bbc.co.uk/doctorwho/). But he’s kind of hard to get hold of, gallivanting around the space/time continuum as he does. But for the rest of us mere mortals who aren’t able to control time – the universe’s, or our own – time has a nasty of habit of slipping away. It’s only when much of …

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[14 Mar 2008 | No Comment | ]
The Hanging Chad Problem

Today’s beef: Printing, and the apparent collusion between Web sites and e-mail programs to make you waste paper and ink. How many times have you printed out an article on your favorite Web site (Jpost.com, of course!) and gotten the dreaded “almost blank page?” This, of course, is the last page of the document with the address of the Web site, or the copyright notice, or some other useless piece of data completely irrelevant to the article in question. Ditto for e-mail messages: There’s always a “hanging chad,” a little …

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[12 Oct 2007 | No Comment | ]
Cutting Through the Bull

Admit it. When it comes to output – to getting the results out to the public, to putting words on paper – you don’t know what you’re doing. It’s all bull.
You try, but you just can’t make them understand. They never have the font you used, they don’t like Microsoft Word, they can’t handle your style and formatting. The client calls up the boss. the boss comes down on you – and what do you have for an answer? Yep – more bull.
Actually, there is a solution to your problem; …