Author: thornet

Spread Firefox: Download Day!

Today’s the day to download the newest version of Mozilla Firefox, the fast and free browser. Firefox 3 has a number of cool features, which you can read about in this field guide. There is also the revamped ccSearch in the browser’s toolbar. This search…

PowerPoint Karaoke on Vacation

As the Boston Globe notes, “If you’ve never heard of PowerPoint Karaoke, that probably means you’re neither German nor a hardcore techie.” Well, I suppose I’m guilty on two counts. But at least that helps explain why I adore this ├╝ber-g33k party game: PowerPoint Karaoke.…

HOWTO: make a nutellachino

Sometimes a screen name sticks. And sometimes it’s just sticky. For this post, I invite you to the sticky, chocolaty story behind one of my online aliases — nutellachino. A nutellachino is a sandwich that I dreamed up long ago, an invention born of necessity…

I work for the Internets: the T-shirt

Some co–conspirators and I are designing something pretty geek-sweet: a T-shirt boasting the motto “I work for the Internets.” The store front is coming soon here! We’re still testing out colors and cuts, so please let us know if you have any suggestions or preferences.…