Monthly Archives: February 2011

Daily mumble: Thinking about

Sometimes I look around myself and think of how much effort I put into my work (well payed or not it’s not the matter) just to cover the inefficiencies of others.

People simply “stay” in the office, don’t think of working for an objective or to do things well.

Is not a matter of working for living, or living for working: is a matter of caring of something bigger than yourself.

 


Great and mediocre minds

Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.

Einstein


Quantity vs quality

Quantity is no substitute for quality, but its the only one we’ve got.

Anonymous


History of visual effects

Gizmodo writer Brian Barrett posts here an amazing 9 minutes video on 100 years of visual effects in film industry. Have a look.


Gmail priority indicators coming to everybody

Rafe Needleman at Cnet (http://www.cnet.com/profile/rafe/) reports that “[…] Gmail product lead Paul McDonald said the service’s priority indicators would soon start showing up even in in-boxes of users who have not turned on the Priority Inbox feature. Gmail users won’t be forced into viewing their in-boxes in the segregated Priority view, but McDonald showed how the little yellow flags that indicate a high-priority message will soon be displayed by default in the standard, unprioritized view. Users will be able to train the feature by turning the indicators on individual messages on and off. […]” (full article at http://news.cnet.com/8301-17939_109-20036605-2.html#ixzz1F4lIGsCf) .

Seems to me a good thing, though is not the panacea for a zero mail inbox.

This post as a comment also at http://news.cnet.com/8301-17939_109-20036605-2.html?part=rss&subj=news&tag=2547-1_3-0-20#addcomm


Eliminate followers on Twitter

You may need to eliminate followers from Twitter for many reasons (because are spammers, stalkers or simply because you don’t want them to follow you anymore).

Here at wikihow.com you can find the way to get rid of them once for all.


A guide to surviving hacks

Justin Pot at makeuseof.com gives us the link of a guide wrote by Matt Smith called “Hackerproof: your guide to pc security” that includes “[…]

  • The history and types of modern malware
  • Which operating system is most secure
  • Good security habits that keep you safe
  • Software that can protect you
  • The importance of backing up your data
  • Recovering from a malware attack

[…]” (full article at http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/download-hackerproof-guide-pc-security/).

And here are the direct links to download or to read it in scribd.

Worth a read!


Personality and character

Personality can open doors, but only character can keep them open…

E.G. Leterman


Failure and bad examples

Nothing is ever a complete failure; it can always serve as a bad example.

Anonymous


Friends on the beach

You never know how many friends you have until you rent a house on the beach.

Anonymous


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