Apple doesn’t seem to care too much about the “experience” we’re having running Windows XP on their EXPENSIVE laptops. With OSX 10.5 and 10.6 they ship a sound driver that is simply NOT WORKING PROPERLY, and again, they don’t seem to care too much. Well, if you, like me, are annoyed as hell about this,… Continue reading Fix sound volume issue on MacBook Pro running Windows XP SP3
This is a quick update just to say that San Francisco didn’t swallow me (although it’s been a very intense week since I moved here) and that so far I’m happy about how many contacts I’m establishing in the area. The great news though is that the site redesign is almost complete, and soon all… Continue reading San Francisco and new site design coming soon!
I don’t know why the Mozilla team decided not to show favicons in the bookmark toolbar, but it’s a BAD idea: the toolbar becomes instantly hard to scan and a lot less useful. Luckily there’s an extension for Firefox called Stylish and a script to install once the extension is active that can take care… Continue reading Get the favicons back on Firefox 3.5 for OSX 10.6 Snow Leopard
This post is more of a “note to self” than anything else. I spent good part of today fighting against my MacBook Pro, trying to install Service Pack 3 for Windows XP (Bootcamp partition). After a few hours of frustration, I found this link buried in Apple’s support site that contains a workaround. The meat… Continue reading How to install Service Pack 3 for Windows XP on a MacBook Pro running Snow Leopard
I have been trying to define my professional profile a little better, and after a few hours of research, I stumbled on this incredibly clever definition of “generalizing specialist“.
This article made me think about how the qualities of a good Project Manager are sometimes traits that team members might not like or appreciate… Project Management: Having Vision Enjoy!
Vanity URLs are stupid, a fad and… I wanted one to improve my “googleability”. A success story after a bad day at work!
A couple of weeks ago I took a trip on the fabulous Highway 1 from Orange County all the way to San Francisco to visit my family. On my way up the coast, I decided to visit the famous Hearst Castle in San Simeon, CA.
Sometimes as a technology workers, we tend to think that The Internet is the solution to every problem. Sometimes though, it can be very rewarding to think outside the (humming) box.