Category Archives: Things I Learned Today

How to Reliably Research Web Hosting Companies

Q: How do you research web hosting companies without feeling like you’re getting filthed on by a bunch of guys who used to lurk around the dead mall? A: Wait, I was hoping you’d have the answer to this one … Continue reading

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Keyboard Shortcuts of the Day: Navigating and Highlighting Text

The Skinny: PC version “Shift-Down Arrow” = Mac version “Shift-CMD-Right Arrow” (or Left) I’m still adapting to using a Mac after a loooooooong time on PCs. Every now and then I come across something that’s so reflexive, I can’t believe … Continue reading

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Print Screen CMD-Shift-3 or CMD-Shift-4: Mac Keyboard Shortcut of the Day

CMD+Shift+3 = full screenshot CMD+Shift+4 = crosshairs to drag area for partial shot Images saved to desktop Yesterday I wanted to demonstrate how to find out the size of my trash file on a Mac. In order to do that, … Continue reading

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Mac Keyboard Shortcut of the Day: Show Inspector

CMD+OPTION+I I wanted to know the size of my trash. I like knowing how big the trash is before I dump it. It gives me that same sense of satisfaction as when I take all my change down to a … Continue reading

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Today I Learned About

Offgassing, IKEA Rugs and Delivery Mode. Offgassing The carpet in my daughter’s room has periodically had a disturbing chemical smell to it that I’ve had a hard time describing to others. I’ve considered getting rid of it, but it only … Continue reading

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Things I Learned Today Intro

One of the things that blows my mind about children is that everything they are doing at all times is about growing and learning —  they even do their growing in their sleep! This morning I was marvelling at my … Continue reading

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