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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 […]

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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 […]

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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.

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Browsers

IE7 Beta 1

Dean, the guy responsible for IE7, announced yesterday that Windows Vista (and concurrently IE7) Beta 1 has been released. After reading the IE7 Technology Overview, I am please to see some of the new features that will be available in the new version of IE. tabbed browsing better user interface proactive security notifications (for phishing, […]

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Browsers

IE7 Beta 1

Dean, the guy responsible for IE7, announced yesterday that Windows Vista (and concurrently IE7) Beta 1 has been released. After reading the IE7 Technology Overview, I am please to see some of the new features that will be available in the new version of IE. tabbed browsing better user interface proactive security notifications (for phishing, […]

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Google

Google Maps Hybrid

Google recently implemented a new feature on their maps page that allows users to overlay roads on satellite images. Just click on the “Hybrid” button next to the “Satellite” button on the maps. It seems to be more accurate than swtichign between the two old views.

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Google Currency

Google now offers currency conversion among its calculator features. For example, the current exchange from one Canadian dollar to US dollars is 81.07 cents.

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General

The Mighty Hercules

I came across this RealAudio file of an episode of the The Mighty Hercules cartoon. That sure brings back memories.