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Herbs – repost

Friday, March 11th, 2011

Seth just posted something that has always resonated with me: Herbs In a nutshell, my perception of this is that a Product or Service is not what makes it physical, but rather, what makes it sing, smell great and taste phenomenal. If I may, I will draw a comparison between the Apple iPad and the [...]

iPad, Airport Express, Apple TV – Airplay is great! The future is now!

Tuesday, November 23rd, 2010

Quite some time ago, I purchased an Airport Express. I have been impressed with the simplicity and powerful airport express ever since. Whether you are traveling, and want WiFi in your room, or you are at home and need to integrate your home theatre with your MP3 music collection, the Airport Express is a wonderful [...]

DTT2500 Repaired!

Tuesday, September 28th, 2010

A while back, I posted about the problems I was having with my DTT2500 Digital Speakers, more specifically, the receiver. Explicitly, the issue I was having was the master volume knob was dieing, shorting out when used. After much research for repair and replacement, I lucked upon a conversation with the electrical expert at my [...]

Google Command Line Tool

Friday, June 18th, 2010

Just what I didn’t realize I needed…. until today. Google releases the Google Command Line, GoogleCL. Download it here Currently support the following Google services: * Blogger $ google blogger post –title “foo” “command line posting” * Calendar $ google calendar add “Lunch with Jim at noon tomorrow” * Contacts $ google contacts list name,email [...]

Visa Signature Hotels – powered by Kiwi Collection

Monday, March 1st, 2010

What better to break my blog-silence, than to announce a fantastic project I have been working on for the past few months. The Visa Signature Luxury Hotel Collection! More correctly, I’ve been developing the website and web infrastructure for Kiwi Collection, which powers and soon to power our corporate site as well, I [...]

Is your project doomed?

Thursday, December 11th, 2008

26 Ways To Know Your Software Development Project Is Doomed A couple that hit close to home: When you see the project budget, you realize that over half of it was spent on a Web designer to create a Photoshop mock-up of the home page—with no regard to whether that design is feasible. Or with [...]

Creative DTT2500 Amplifier Repair?

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2008

About 8 years ago I purchased the Creative DTT2500 Speaker Set.  It’s served me well.  It continues to serve me well.  However, the amplifier is starting to short out.  The 5 speakers + subwoofer are doing just fine. Now, I’ve been scouring the net for a while now trying to find a place to either [...]