A month ago I helped another team in the office to build an incremental update system on top of the existing HackerWatch cache builder. Recently that awesome team won company’s Bravo award, I would say, expectedly. For appreciating my contribution to their project, they bought me a gift with their own bonus. You guys are so generous!
It’s a Kindle with WiFi + 3G, as well as a leather cover.
Sometimes, despite your best efforts, you encounter a problem with your application that seems impossible to figure out and makes you want to pull out your hair. In some of those situations, it ends up being a PEBKAC issue.
As you may know, Microsoft will terminate the Live Space service next year, and users are given the option to move their blog to WordPress. I migrated mine to WP, but it’s hosted within my own web space instead of WordPress.com, which allows more capabilities and flexibility. I now have full control over my blog. Let WP’s paid services go to hell!
Windows 7’s so-called GodMode is actually a shortcut to accessing the operating system’s various control settings. By creating a new folder in Windows 7 and renaming it with a certain text string at the end, users are able to have a single place to do everything from changing the look of the mouse pointer to making a new hard-drive partition.
To enter "GodMode," you only need to create a new folder and then rename the folder to the following:
Once that is done, the folder’s icon will change to resemble a control panel and will contain dozens of control options. I’m not sure it’s my idea of playing God, but it is a handy way to get to all kinds of controls.