The Really Big Apple

Bob Dylan exhibit at the Morgan, Steve Reich at Carnegie Hall), and a moment of pure geek tourism: visiting the Apple Store on Fifth Avenue. The Apple logo was red in honor of the Project (RED) iPod. The entrance is very groovy, with the whole underground thing. You can take a cylindrical glass elevator car… Read More »

TextExpander Tip: Roll Your Own Site Search

Another tip from Tim in Ohio, who contributed Organize your abbreviations by context: Ever find a website that doesn’t have a search function? For me that site is Palm Addicts. Problem is that I can never remember the URL, and even if I could, that’s a lotta typing. Google will let you restrict their results… Read More »

Mac Computer Expo: Fun in Santa Rosa, CA

Mac Computer Expo, a great event put on by the North Coast Mac Users Group (NCMUG). We did demos of our software, and got to talk to lots of Mac users. Greg the intrepid demo guy Lots of interest in SmileOnMyMac Jean, Greg, Philip

TextExpander tip: The Science Option

TextExpander (formerly released under the cooler name, Textpander) is a great application, and I could not imagine using my Mac without it. As a scientist, I often have to enter symbols and greek letters. Under Mac OS X, entering symbols of any kind requires a tedious trip to the Character Palette, followed by searching for… Read More »