Author Archives: Louis

Key Shortcuts in Windows XP

Key shortcuts in Windows XP frustrate me. For one thing, you can only assign key shortcuts to shortcut files (.lnk files) on the desktop. At least, that’s the consensus. It’s not completely true, though. You can also assign ‘certain’ key combination … Continue reading

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Fullscreen with task bar

I like maximizing screen estate just as much as the next guy, but some things are just useful to have on-screen at all time. Like the Windows Task Bar for example. Most fullscreen-modes of software hide the task bar, however. … Continue reading

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Yea vs. nay, yay vs. boo

 ‘Yea’ is a very old-fashioned formal way of saying ‘yes’, used mainly in voting. It’s the opposite of—and rhymes with—’nay’. When you want to write the common casual version of ‘yes’, the correct spelling is ‘yeah’ (sounds like ‘yeh’).[Examples of … Continue reading

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Where I sing the praise of Sin & Punishment

  Note: this post is a work in progress. It was published earlier than planned to bring news of Sin & Punishment 2   Ah, Sin & Punishment. The N64’s swansong that was never… sung. Well, not outside of Japan. … Continue reading

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Convert CSV to KML (for Google Maps)

Update: my CSV to KML python script is now available as an online converter, right here: http://csv2kml.appspot.com Woah! This means I went through all the trouble of developing a Google App Engine App just so some of you can convert … Continue reading

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Google Chrome URL Queue Bookmarklet

 As Google’s new Chrome browser (currently) lacks support for add-ons or user scripts, it’s back to good old bookmarklets! For those that don’t know what bookmarklets (a.k.a. favlets) are: they’re small pieces of JavaScript inside bookmarks (a.k.a. ‘favorites’) that add some … Continue reading

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I got myself a Wii

Yay! It’s finally here! My (European) Wii!   I like it!   Wii Sports is pretty cool, Wii Play has its ups and downs and Zelda is just… Zelda. I’m not really blown away by Zelda, but I guess that’s … Continue reading

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