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Day: June 30, 2008

Upgrade to Windows Vista 64bit

Something went wrong with my machine at home.  A popup started saying things like, “Your license is about to expire, backup your stuff because this machine is about to become a paper-weight.”  I was really annoyed.  I purchased Vista for a reason.  So I wouldn’t have to deal with that crap.  Microsoft tech support was not helpful at all. The whole experience is me really mad at Microsoft.  They haven’t innovated in a long time.  Vista is fine, but it’s not fast enough.  It makes me want to switch to something else, but what is better? Mac?  I don’t want…

New WordPress theme

I was working on a friend’s wedding site using WordPress as the base.  He is a graphic designer and has excellent taste for these things.  At first, I started with a theme that was close and tried to modify it.  This is what I did on my own site.  However, I realized pretty quickly that this was folly.  I should have started with the sandbox theme. In fact, about 3/4 of the way through, I threw away my work and started over with the sandbox.  It went MUCH faster to design the theme.  Most people’s html is just horrible.  It’s…