Posts Tagged ‘tools of the trade’

Hours Saved

Posted: 12th November 2012 by onyxhawke in Uncategorized

I attempt to improve my brain on a regular basis. Often the most interesting lessons I learn, are of the “Oh [Censored] now how do i fix it variety.” In today’s case a file I’d made quite a few changes too apparently lost those changes, or I forgot to save it when moving from a […]

Twitter Apps

Posted: 19th March 2012 by onyxhawke in Social Media
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For those of you stalking me on Twitter, you may have noticed I sometimes alternate between posting from the UberSocial for BlackBerry, the web and now Echofon. Some of this is so i can continue conversations while I’m on the phone, some is because I’m wandering around at home…or just can’t find my phone. One […]

There is nothing more frustrating to me than finding a great book, reading one or two more by the author and then finding out they are no longer being published. Sometimes its just because I have found a writer who has passed away, decided they don’t wish to go through all that is need to […]

Having a blast at Ravencon, per usual. My flight out Friday morning was perfect, we boarded a bit late, but I’ve never seen such a large jet have everyone boarded and belted so fast. If i had to guess I’d say it took less than fifteen minutes for the nearly two hundred folks on board […]

About once a week I get an email via my contact form asking me; "What’s an .rtf format?" While I understand that not everyone has used computers since they were in grade school (or younger) a word processor is your main tool of work. Not knowing basic things like common file types, how to check […]

Good Businesses

Posted: 25th August 2009 by onyxhawke in Uncategorized
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All of us have made complaints about bad businesses. Hell, I did a con report last year where I did everything but name the employees responsible for a ruined evening. Few of us ever thank good businesses publicly. Here’s one that’s moderately on topic, and useful to more than one person out there. The folks at Dynoplex […]