I used Mail Act-On for one purpose: to quickly sort my inbox mail into action, hold and archive boxes. Unfortunately, Mail Act-On costs money. Fortunately, those simple actions can be done with Applescript and Quicksilver triggers. You’ll need to add the Scripts directory to Quicksilver’s catalog for this to work. The triggers should be configured … Read more
Archive for February, 2010
“Provides a CAPTCHA for Python using the reCAPTCHA service. Does not require any imaging libraries because the CAPTCHA is served directly from reCAPTCHA.” The reCAPTCHA service also helps to digitize books.
This is the future you asked for. Airline passengers in the UK chosen for a revealing full-body scan will need to submit or they will not be allowed to fly. No word on what criteria the security personnel (who I’m sure are sensitive and above reproach) are using to select those who will be scanned. … Read more
A nice rant by Joel Johnson against those with a hate-on for the closed iPad and the “stupid” people who wish to buy them. Best quote: “If you want to walk the walk, you can follow [Richard] Stallman’s lead and do all your computing on a tiny netbook, interfacing with the internet from a text … Read more
Sooner or later I will join the cult of ubiquitous computing; I will probably require Notational Velocity to keep my idea scribbles in order and synchronized for on-the-go. Today is not that day.