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Archive for July, 2012

Dyeing a Disc

There are some pretty amazing and intricate golf discs out there. People add their own crazy artwork and stuff to the discs. Apparently it's not too difficult (with the exception of needing artistic talent) to dye discs: I'm good with the stock ones for now. 🙂

There's a 40:00 version out there with Dave Feldberg, but it seems to move around a little. I think it's on Vimeo now.

defaults write -g NSScrollAnimationEnabled -bool NO Of course, defaults write -g NSScrollAnimationEnabled -bool YES turns smooth scrolling back on

Netflix’s Lost Year

What's most interesting to me about Netflix's "lost year" is both that so many of the company's executives saw the disaster coming and that the disaster was just as bad as they thought: The price hike and the later, aborted attempt to spin off the company's DVD operations enraged Netflix customers. The company lost 800,000 […]

Higgs-Boson FAQ

Nice little article for those who are interested. 😀

Sean Foley Article

This article is interesting. Pretty quick read too.

Disc Golf?

Anyone know anything about disc golf? It seems like a reasonably inexpensive, fun little thing to do. We played nine holes down here in Kiawah Island and had a blast. We would have had more fun if we had figured out how to "draw" the discs (curving right with a right-handed throw, which I realize […]

From this Apple discussion forum I fixed a problem that bothered me for weeks: duplicate iCloud accounts (and thus duplicate notes) in Mountain Lion's "Notes" app. With Notes not running, on any computer that's affected, delete the folder ~/Library/Containers/ That's it.

Radar Bug #12015296. Summary: Mail in Lion properly responded from the same email address that received the email. Mail in Mountain Lion does not and instead replies from the default email address, regardless of the setting(s) chosen in the preferences. Steps to Reproduce: 1. Have multiple email accounts, for example, and 2. Receive […]

Higgs Boson Found?

Quite possibly.

Go us! Get it? 😛

Winamp’s Woes

Winamp's woes: how the greatest MP3 player undid itself is a good little article. I remember MacAMP too and the drama and stuff around that. I even wrote some plugins for MacAMP when it was - I kid you not - MacAST. Many of the people behind that app went on to found Unsanity, which […]

Here's the article. Retina Display Ready - meh. Darker UI - okay. Unified Library with iPhoto - Hmmm, I kind of liked my setup before. Advanced White Balance - sounds good. Improved Highlights and Shadows - Yay! Professional Auto Enhance - people use auto-enhance? Faster Browsing - woooo! Lots of Little Changes - Okay. Whatever. […]