From the monthly archives:

September 2006

ClearContext Thanks

by garth on September 27, 2006

Further to my previous post about a way to improve your productivity on the cheap, some anonymous benefactor has used my personal coupon code (CC15-15411) to buy ClearContext, and in the process saved $15 for themselves, and saved me the [as yet unknown] cost of the upgrade. I’m delighted…

ClearContext IMS Pro 3.0 has a feature I dearly want: unsubscribing from threads so that they’re automatically filed out of your inbox. That one feature alone is probably worth the cost of the upgrade, but there’s a way you can help me out and save some of your own money at the same time…


Deadly Bloody Moleskine Hacks?

by garth on September 18, 2006

After one too many glitches, Cameron has given up electronic capture. He’s converted to the Moleskine, and now seeks more Moleskine hacks despite Rob Irwin’s dire warnings about the dangers of unconstrained experiments in self-organsation. So, here are two of the key Moleskine tricks I use to stay above water…

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Django me again, baby!

by garth on September 14, 2006

I know, I know: I haven’t written about Django for a while. Nor am I this time, really, except to note that I’m still a Subversion novice and have screwed up my vendor branch strategy. I’ll get back to it, though, honest. All I need is some Copious Spare Time… In other news: if you […]

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iTunes 7 Considered Harmful

by garth on September 14, 2006

I’ve got good and bad news for Juice users on Windows. First, the bad news: iTunes 7 breaks Juice. Apple might have changed the COM interface on which Juice relies to do its work, but they haven’t updated the SDK so I can’t find out. Perhaps it’s something in our code. Regardless: If you upgrade […]


Why reboot?

by garth on September 14, 2006

So, I’m switching to WordPress. I don’t have to develop it. There are billions of plug-ins. My ISP can provide technical support. Sweet.



by garth on September 13, 2006

I’m rebooting my blog on new software. I’ll explain more later….