Umeboshi is a pickeld apricot that's popular in Japan and increasingly in America. Most people have seen a tiny red thing in their bento-box that's extremely salty. That's umeboshi. However, the kind you make for yourself is different. For one, there's no red food coloring, and it's larger and more fleshy and gooey.
I know the Net Neutrality people on either side don't consider older folks part of the information revolution (despite the fact that all the early inventors of it are now of retirement age), but seniors are directly impacted by high prices for wireless, landlines, and DSL. A bits-is-bits model would help make telecom cheaper for seniors. With these cuts to Medicare and Social Security the Republicans want...
This is one of my favorite parts of Tron, when Ram and Flynn are in jail and talking about their past lives before they were turned into computer-world gladiators.
We got these new computers at work, and for some reason, mine was crashing.
I just read a long ass post about why graphic artists shouldn't stretch type or slant a face. "no duh" as we used to say in school.
Ironic Sans has a fun quiz where you try to identify which font is Arial, and which one is Helvetica.
What a pain in the ass. Drupal updates look so slick when they work, but when they fail, it's a nightmare. I ended up reverting to a backup and doing it by the book (which seems to matter a lot), and lost a few posts. Oh well. They were mostly programming posts so the code's around somewhere, and probably slightly improved, and may end up on here again.
I've only done this once, but, it was easier than expected. You don't need to pay a service hundreds of dollars to do this.
It costs $325 for the one trademark, but the costs can rise if your mark is used in different contexts. If you use the online forms and are well-prepared, you can save some money and get it done for $275.
This article is intended for ultra-small-time operators and microbusinesses that have more ideas than money, experience, or connections (or attorneys).
Recently, I saw an ad on Craigslist that described a job, and stated that they would not accept telecommuters, all work was on-site, and "independent contractor." This ad might have been illegal, because there are laws about what defines an independent contractor and what defines an employee. Small businesses that misclassify workers can get an unfriendly visit from the tax man.
This seems to happen a lot - and it took several searches and many pages of reading to find the solution. This page will try to even the odds a little more.
If Windows 7 seems much slower, try changing the theme. Click the Start Menu, then type "theme". The option to change the theme should appear. Click on it.