post netnewswire item to delicious bookmarks applescript

for blog reading i use the amazing (and free!) software from newsgator called NetNewsWire. i discovered an applescript for posting post currently being read to my delicious bookmarks. this was pretty good as it was, but, but i wanted a bit more, so i modified it to prompt for additional tags. i have also added […]

Tyler Durden’s 8 Rules of Innovation

“It’s only after we’ve lost everything that we’re free to do anything.” Oh, yeah… don’t be afraid to make big mistakes. More importantly, don’t worry about everything going according to plan. In fact, if everything’s going according to plan, there’s a good chance nothing remarkable is getting done. They say life is what happens while […]

“Could You Explain Programming Please”

Being a programmer and the only computer literate person in my family, I get tech support calls from my family all the time. I got a phonecall from a brother-in-law today: Him: Hey, you’re good with computers right? Me: Yes. Him: And you know how to program computers? Me: Yes, thats my job actually. Him: […]

embedding quicktime movies

the once-and-for-all best way to put quicktime in an HTML document: <script src=“/_Assets/scripts/AC_QuickTime.js” language=“JavaScript” type=“text/javascript”></script> <script language=“JavaScript” type=“text/javascript”> QT_WriteOBJECT_XHTML(‘/userfiles/Media/IMTA_MTA.mov’, ‘290’, ‘208’, ”, ‘autoplay’, ‘false’, ’emb#bgcolor’, ‘silver’, ‘align’, ‘middle’); </script>