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Daily Archives: November 25, 2008

Automator: still a little lacking?

by Rob Friesel

Apple’s Automator has been a mixed bag for me since its release in 20051.  For renaming a wad of files, it has been great:  select them, invoke Automator, and seconds later they’ve all been renamed to conform to the convention you had in mind.  Exported charts from Excel too large?  Pass in those files and Automator […]

Linkdump for November 25th

by Rob Friesel

Should we resurrect the Neanderthals? by William Saletan (at Slate Magazine (via /.)) End-o’-the-Week Kid-Lit Roundup at Omnivoracious: those still images from the Where The Wild Things Are film look dope. Project Palantir: Facebook Interactions Visualization at information aesthetics Customizing Your Mac: Wallpaper Fun at TheAppleBlog NASA – Solar Wind Rips Up Martian Atmosphere via […]

reviewed: new headphones

by Rob Friesel

I picked up some new headphones recently, a pair of Skullcandy INK’D earbuds after reading some great reviews and getting some great feedback from some folks I know.  My review: ★★★☆☆ …moderately satisfied. The seem like a “good enough” value (speaking to the quality-to-price ratio, here). PROS: The most comfortable in-ear headphones I’ve ever tried (and […]