Tag Archives: computers_are_my_forte

More Like a DREKtop, Right?

Someone on Twitter said, “Who even has icons on their desktop anymore?” So I showed him my desktop: I knew what would happen and sure enough, within moments my Twitter feed erupted into spasms of “OH GOD!”, “HOW CAN YOU…?”, … Continue reading

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I Had That! #6: Tandy 1000 Computer

The first computer I ever got was a Commodore Vic-20 back in 1983. In 1984 I upgraded to a Commodore 64. You’ll be hearing a lot about those two later, but today I’m going to talk about the third computer … Continue reading

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Hey, Where’s the Replacements?

A couple months ago Google announced that, in order to focus on useless social network wannabes (Seriously, Google, you know how absurd commercials for Bing are? That’s how Google Plus ads look.) they were ditching their venerable Google Reader site, … Continue reading

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Wizzywig: Portrait of a Serial Hacker by Ed Piskor

Wizzywig: Portrait of a Serial Hacker is the story of Kevin “Boingthump” Phenicle, an intelligent nerd who becomes America’s most wanted computer hacker. Written and drawn by Ed Piskor, the story is told in a series of vignettes that jump … Continue reading

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Encyclopedia Lartigue and the Mystery of the Massive Memory

I switched from Firefox to Chrome a few months ago because it seemed like Firefox just kept getting more and more bloated and memory-gluttonous. I don’t run with a million plugins or tabs, but after a short period of time … Continue reading

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How to Migrate a WordPress Blog to Tumblr

You probably all remember (and mourn) Dateline: Silver Age, the blog that I and some cohorts ran for a couple of years, chronicling oddball newspaper headlines in old comics. It’s been “on hiatus” for a couple years now, just sitting … Continue reading

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