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October 10, 2008

What is Zero, Anyway?

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Oh, the fun folly of the land of mathematical puzzles. I love it. I don’t consider myself to be good at math, but I enjoy reading books on math, and looking at the various mathematic theories and postulations, such as π, √-1, and e. But when it comes to computer programming, a key question deals with the value of zero.
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October 8, 2008

Here Comes The Style Epiphany

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I’m so embarrassed. I just wrote a series of posts about accessing styles in Word and, silly me, I know darn well that too many folks out there really don’t know squat about styles.
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October 6, 2008

The Tabulae Ceratera

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Picture this: It’s portable. You write on it using a stylus. It’s about information, but also communications. It also plays an important role in education. Nope, it’s not a Tablet PC. It’s a wax tablet, what the Romans called the tabulae ceratera, and it’s over 2000 years old.

Perhaps we haven’t come that far after all.
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October 3, 2008

Word Style Tricks, Part III

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The final step in my efforts to make Word 2007 friendly to my method of using Styles is to populate the Quick Style Gallery with those styles I use most often.
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October 1, 2008

Word 2007 Style Tricks, Part II

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To make the Quick Style Gallery more useful in Word, I have a suggestion: purge the styles you don’t need, add the styles you need quickly.
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September 29, 2008

Word 2007 Style Tricks, Part I

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I’ve grown accustomed to Word 2007. Overall, I prefer it to the older Word paradigm — save for the way Word 2007 handles styles. But now I’ve discovered a few Word 2007 style tricks that I’d like to share.
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September 26, 2008

Behold Hexadecimal!

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If you’ve suffered around computers for any length of time you may notice that the letters A through F are often included with numbers 0 through 9. It’s no coincidence.
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September 24, 2008

I’m a PC, and I Kick Alien Ass

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Seinfeld is gone and you’ve probably seen those new “I’m a PC Ads.” They’re interesting, but they’re defensive and that type of advertising won’t work for Microsoft.
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September 22, 2008

Waiting on Windows

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I’ve been reading a lot of exciting things about the next version of Windows, dubbed Windows 7. Of course, the term “exciting” is relative.
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September 19, 2008

Laptops the Third

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I have a new book out! It’s my second third edition (and second book) written this year. Yeah, it’s been a slow year, but the book quality has never been better!
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