Saturday, March 2, 2002

Exactly why do you write stuff online? That's something I ask myself each time I add a post here at, given the recent articles on the subject of weblogging or open journaling or keeping a diary online. Perhaps in the links that follow, I'll find some guidance:

Blah, Blah, Blah and Blog
(Don't blog to gain popularity.)

Hereby banned from all web logs

Listapart: How to write a better weblog
Dennis Mahoney provides a to-do list, to balance the don't-do list in the previous link.

Posted by Manuel [Weblogging Whatever]

Friday, March 1, 2002
"Programmers have found a vulnerability in Linux that could allow protective firewall software to grant malicious computer users access to protected networks."

Posted by Manuel [Tech > Linux flaw opens door in firewalls]

I'm starting this page to answer Frequently Asked Questions. Will add to this over time...

Why does your homepage have few graphics?
To make it load faster. With more and more relatives visiting, the usual graphics start to get boring.

Posted by Manuel [FAQ -]

You know the saying about "mellowing with age" and you've probably met a few curmudgeons who miraculously turn sweet as the years go by. Then again, you've also had the unique opportunity to interact with folks who seem to get nastier and nastier with each passing year. [more]

Posted by Manuel [The Age of Irritability]

Wednesday, February 27, 2002

Writing for the screen is different from writing for printed paper. The experience varies. Here are some tips I found online. [more]

Posted by Manuel [Tech > Writing for the Screen]

Do you ever use email to distribute minutes of meetings? Watch out -- what may seem perfect for days can blow up in your face, especially if someone in your distribution list is a lawyer. [more]

Posted by Manuel [Email and Lawyers]

Tuesday, February 26, 2002

This is just my scratchpad so that I'll remember which links to read/visit:

Sun To Charge For Next StarOffice

Three new MS security holes - two nasty - XMLHTTP ActiveX Control

Liberate yourself from email hassles and spam for free

Converting RTF Documents with graphics into html documents

Posted by Manuel [Tech > Ignore This]