Categories
Google

Google Validation Errors

Google doesn’t appear to be very standards oriented. I noticed these validation errors while searching for something on Google.

Categories
Browsers Uncategorized

Firefox New Tab Shortcut

I discovered a new shortcut in Firefox 1.5 today. In the previous version of Firefox, I used the SuperDragAndGo extension to open links in new tabs. It turns out that in Firefox 1.5, you can drag a link onto the tab toolbar and a new link will open automatically. I love it when Firefox integrates […]

Categories
General

Free domain names

RegisterFly is giving away free domain names. I have no idea how long it will last or how long the domains will be good for, but the catch is that they have to end in .be (i.e. wanna.be).

Categories
General Uncategorized

My New iPod

I have finally joined the 21st century. My new (and first) iPod arrived yesterday. My beautiful wife picked it up at the post office for me. The iPod is pretty cool, and I used it in my transit commute this morning. I am still trying to get the controls down pat. I keep trying to […]

Categories
Uncategorized

RSS and ColdFusion

RSS is rapidly becoming a popular format for providing content. It allows users to subscribe to bits of information, so they can be notified when new information has been posted. I’ve been tossing around the idea of implementing RSS at work lately, and wanted to do it with ColdFusion. I finally buckled down and put […]

Categories
Uncategorized

GMail Mailing Lists and Groups

Some of my readers are familiar with my post on GMail Folders that shows a workaround for the seemingly absent email folders that abound in other software. I thought I would also post on how to create mailing lists (or mailing groups) in GMail. A mailing list is handy because you can specify a list […]

Categories
General Meta

The Evolution of My Name

Most people take their current name for granted. These same people have probably never had their name changed. Many probably have assumed the same about my name: Kim Jason Joseph Benoit Siever. After all, if I, the holder of my name, can assume it, why shouldn’t others? In reality, it’s not the case. While I […]

Categories
Family Uncategorized

Aisling

Aisling Elisabeth Winter Siever was born today at 17:23 (MDT). Labour went well (about 6.5 hours) and Mama and baby are nursing contently. More details to be posted on our family website.

Categories
General

Fired

Let’s say you run a company. Sales are down and profits are going down with them. It’s come to the point where you have to let go of an employee. You’ve narrowed it down to two. The first has been with the company longer than anyone else and has a larger salary. The second has […]

Categories
General Uncategorized

Hot Peppers

I keep receiving visitiors coming to my sites looking for information on hot peppers. They look to see what makes hot pepper hot, which of the peppers are the hottest, and so forth. I thought I should make at least one post on the information. If I ever get around to it, maybe I’ll dedicate […]