Everyone who uses a computer for any reason should know how to copy and paste. This is for my friends, relatives and past employers who still don’t know how to copy and paste. Watch the whole video. Watch it again. Practice everything in the video. Practice it many times. Learn it.
This made me chuckle: Windows: A thirty-two bit extension and graphical shell to a sixteen bit patch to an eight bit operating system originally coded for a four bit microprocessor which was written by a two-bit company that can’t stand one bit of competition… (via a commenter on CBC)
I wrote a timer countdown program 4-5 years ago for Phillip. I recently remembered it because gHacks posted about a tiny timer program. My Timer program is self-explanatory. I don’t think I’ve ever used it. I doubt Phillip even used it. I have to update the email address in its About screen. Downloads: – Zipped up version of Timer (292k). – Non-zipped up version of Timer; just the executable (581k).
I have nothing against Apple, the computer company that has a cult-like following, but I’ve never owned any of their products: iPod, Mac, iPhone… They come out with gadgets that a lot of people think they must have, like the new MacBook Air, which is being promoted as the world’s thinnest notebook. So what? I’m not defending the PC and Windows world; I just don’t see the attraction of products
Hacking Windows Pinball is an excellent article about reverse engineering a Windows program; namely, the standard Pinball game that comes with most version of Windows: It’s not really really difficult but it is really really tedious. And potentially spirit-crushing. So, it that’s your thing then read on, otherwise – get back to pinball! He mentions cheats for the game, but how he found the cheats is the informative part, if