Some time last month, my site was hacked by some imbecils for some nefarious botnet malfesance. To add insult to injury, the attack was apparently coming from Russia. Probably some dropout from my old high school in Moscow, with IQ too low to become an oligarch and too high to get accepted into KGB (or [...]
Entries Tagged as 'tools'
April 18th, 2009 · 48 Comments · support, tools
My Kindle 2 has run out of power and had a splash screen with this bone-chilling message: Critical Battery Your battery is empty. To continue using your Kindle, connect it to a power source. It may take a few minutes of charging before your Kindle starts. It was bone-chilling because I was at the airport [...]
April 29th, 2008 · No Comments · dissertation, tools
I am in my second month of the doctoral program, and still trying to settle on the best workflow and tools to be able to efficiently combine my academic work with my day job and my family life. I am sure it will take me another couple of months to get into the comfortable [...]
February 25th, 2008 · No Comments · tools
I have been struggling to keep track of my books. My fairly large library was becoming unmanageable. I have books on the shelves, books on the tables, books by my bed, books at work and still more in my car. I was losing track of what I have. Recently, I have discovered LibraryThing.com. You can [...]