Posts By: Mack Male

Posting from BlogJet

Well I finally fixed the error with my blog that prevented me from posting using tools like w.bloggar or the new BlogJet which I am giving a spin! Turns out the ‘services’ folder in my IIS was an application, so removing the application made everything work smoothly again 🙂 BlogJet is really nice, looks like… Reads more »

Imagine Cup Health Service Coverage!

Last year Dickson and I won the Canadian part of Microsoft’s Imagine Cup and went on to compete internationally in Barcelona, Spain during Tech Ed 2003. Today we are featured in the University of Alberta ExpressNews. The interview went really well, and more coverage can’t hurt 🙂 There are also some good links at the… Reads more »

Nothing but C# for me!

One of the classes I am taking this semester is CMPUT 379 entitled “Operating System Concepts”. Our first programming assignment is to create “scpshell”, essentially a secure version of FTP. We are to program it in C, and make use of existing assemblies like ssh and scp. While the assignment isn’t all that hard, I… Reads more »

Make Adobe Acrobat 6 Load Faster

Found this excellent post by Darrell Norton in which he describes a way to make Adobe Acrobat 6 load up faster. In my opinion, all of the Adobe products take entirely too long to start, so I was happy to come across this post. One thing to note, Darrell gives the directory as: C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat… Reads more »

Interesting Article: My So-Called Blog

Today I was meeting with a good friend of mine, Jennifer, who happens to be in the field of education. She had a photocopy of an interesting article published yesterday in the New York Times entitled “My So-Called Blog”. While the article tends to focus on the younger bloggers (teenagers around 15) it raises some… Reads more »