Category Archives: Software & The Net

Recommendation: Digsby

By | July 1, 2008

I’ve been using the chat client Digsby for a while now, and it’s pretty awesome. It’s comparatively new (less than a year), but quite stable, feature complete, and adds a bunch of new features that simplify things substantially. Cleanly integrates with all the traditional instant messenging systems, adding gtalk, facebook chat, and twitter. Integrates mail… Read More »


By | June 3, 2008

If you’re in the business of writing and delivering presentations and you think that there might be people out there interested in seeing them, I heartily recommend SlideShare. It’s simple – make an account, fill out your profile, then upload presentations as PowerPoint files or PDFs. Then they’re viewable in your browser using their flash… Read More »

Internet video rant

By | March 30, 2008

While slowly uploading 3 years of email archives to gmail this afternoon, I spent a while poking about random video blogs following links from last week’s Epic-FU. While the content is amusing, it’s the fact that they even exist that really interests me – random people creating not only content, but regular shows, of quality… Read More »

Review – Adobe Photoshop Express

By | March 29, 2008

Just had a chance to play with the new Adobe Photoshop Express – a really simple version of Photoshop that runs in your browser. For brevity, I’ll call it APE. In reality, it’s not a lot like Photoshop, but rather like Picasa, the desktop photo organizer application from Google. It has a similar (if slightly… Read More »