Daring Fireball presents a Conjectural Transcript of the Upcoming Negotiations Between Apple and Universal Music. Hilarious. Reminds me of DF’s equally funny conversation between Safari and Brushed Metal.
I’ve been hoping to get a Nintendo Wii system since it’s release; however, I figured that I would be in for a wait with the high demand and not knowing when more Wii systems will arrive anywhere. This may not be the case. I received a very reliable tip from an employee at a store […]
Looks like my application did go through after a few hours of waiting for their web site to come back online. The status means it’s waiting to be looked at by a committee. Exciting! I’ll know the decision in a month (December 15). I still have to send in my applications for several other colleges. […]
I was about to submit my University of Illinois application when these lovely screens appeared. I still can’t access their server after 30 minutes of trying to log back in. Just a bit worried about my application, which is due by Wednesday… I hope these issues work themselves out soon!
I stumbled across Scrivener yesterday from a blog post I can no longer remember. I downloaded it today and I found the interface so initiative I’m already using it to write my college essays. This Mac OS X app is great for efficiently writing. I am able to separate my writing into sections which have […]
These next few weeks will be the most difficult of my senior year: getting applications in for college. I have most of them filled out but I still have personal essays (or “statements”) to write for a few colleges. The University of Illinois requires two essays: one for your personal description and one for your […]
About a month ago, I followed the excellent guide to style a MySpace profile over at Mike Industries. He detailed many details about the challenges he faced in his blog that I shared when doing my own (still awful) modifications when I first signed up for a MySpace. I never thought I would be able […]
I just read an interesting article called “Social Currency” by Douglas Rushkoff. This guy really hits the nail on the head regarding the purpose of content to most people, both offline and online. Although the article is a bit dated (written in January 2001), the concepts he illustrates are still very relevant today. He explains: […]