2009 02

One Versus Two Spaces After a Period

I really don’t get it, I haven’t used two spaces after a period since I was 16 and in a typing class, and that was only because I had to… It didn’t make sense then and doesn’t make sense now. Honestly who really does this? I realize I’m not the most trusted linguist in the Read More

It’s time for a change.

I just want to say that I am throughly disappointed with this graph below. I feel like I’m just not doing my job well enough here when I see this. Perhaps IE8 is going to be amazing, and lets be honest IE7 isn’t that bad, but if you’re on IE6 you’re about to get shut Read More

It’s For Everyone!

I heard a great little talk this morning about HOPE. At first I was a little skeptical about where it was going to go, but the guy talking was pretty much on the level and not in a cheesy way. I even laughed with out forcing it… It’s always surprising to me that in general Read More

ecto Publishing

This is ecto which is a desktop publishing app for the mac which I think you’ll like to check out if you’re into having more control over you blog publishing. (not to mention the fact that if you’re like me you can’t stand having a publisher that tells you how to write your html) I Read More

Bored with Time to Kill?

Applications > Utilities > TerminalType or copy/paste the following: List of Games: type the followingls /usr/share/emacs/22.1/lisp/play Start emacs: type the followingemacs To Play a Game: hold Esc + X (enables you to type a games name to play) Play Tetris: type the followingtetris Quit emacs:hold control, press X then C To see a better example Read More

10yrs of Communications

Recently one of my roommates has been having some phone issues, nothing to speak of, but it got me wondering about all My Old Phones and Pagers. I’ve had so many I can’t even think of them all, phones that is, I only had one pager… So I thought I would put them here to Read More

Can you Say Awkward

Hello my Name is Randy Hicks and I don’t like to be put on the spot while also being filmed. Read More

30 yrs ago I was Born

Here are some totally random fact about 1979 that should put me perspective to You. Do I make you feel Old or Young? Top10 Movies Alien Manhattan Apocalypse Now The Muppet Movie The Worriors Life of Brian Breaking Way The Jerk Being There Mad Max Top10 Songs My Sharona, The Knack Bad Girls, Donna Summer Read More

Restart Your Computer

When was the last time you did this?How many times a week to you do this? For those of you out there that know all the serious reason why this is important please tell everyone else your secrets!!! I’m a strong believer that it’s a common miss-understanding that computers were built to run for eternity Read More

Some Well Known Blogging Resources

This evening I had a chance to meet up with a bunch of great people who are here in Franklin, TN for a Conference call recreate. We had a great time and it turns out most of them are bloggers. It made me want to meet more people that read or see twittering, so I Read More