Author Archive for: mark
Generally speaking, too many people shape their lives around technology, instead of shaping technology to fit their lives. This site aims to provide tips and solutions to allow you to get more from technology.
Entries by Mark
In recent weeks, I’ve started using Dropbox. It’s a nifty little web app that allows you to store crap online. Now, you might be saying to yourself, “Self, that’s not all that great, the Internet is full of people storing crap online; just look at YouTube.” and you’d be right. . .
As a lad, I grew up in and around the village of Millstadt, Illinois. Millstadt is a quaint little town; most of my recollections of growing up there bring back memories of classmates who loved 4-wheelers and didn’t really approve of black people. I also recall a Golden Dipt factory that was neighbor to one […]
This story has been out there for a few days now, but saw this in the St. Louis Post Dispatch. Basically, Charter is filing for bankruptcy. I mention this, because if you have service through Charter, including a charter.net e-mail address, you may want to consider using an ISP Independent E-Mail Address. I haven’t heard […]
I am a large fan of the radio program “The ITD Morning After” on 1380 AM in St. Louis. 1380 AM has a terribly weak frequency. To compensate, the audio content from each show is put up daily on www.insidestl.com. (Sidenote, I’m a believer that every radio program ought to be available online. This would […]
UPDATE (2/4/2010): Lunarpages didn’t turn out so well for me. Read more here. If you happen to be looking for a web host, and don’t to pay a lot for it. Then check out Lunarpages. I moved all my sites to them a while back and have been impressed with both their value and support. […]
Congrats to Matt, Carrie, Jackson & Annika on Ike’s arrival. UPDATE: Pics are available here: http://shirkdogs.blogspot.com/2009/01/isaac-william-shirkey.html