Archive for April, 2009

Delicious Library scanning

Monday, April 27th, 2009

I recently purchased a USB-based barcode scanner with the intention of using it with Delicious Library to do a home inventory (their Bluetooth scanner is just to pricey for me). Unfortunately, the scanner model I purchased – a Datalogic QuickScan QD2130 – has problems acting as a keyboard with OS X. It works fine under Windows, but when connected to my Mac, it sits in a disabled mode and won’t scan any barcodes. Leafing through the manual, I noticed that it will also act as an RS-232 device over USB, and that gave me an idea…

Another dating ad

Thursday, April 9th, 2009

Some of you may remember the sinful dating ad I posted a while ago. Earlier this week, while talking to my un-boss on Messenger, I saw this ad at the bottom of the window:

singled out

What is this trying to say? If you start dating people you find on their site, all of your friends will give up on you? I can assure all of my friends: nothing will change; I gave up on you long ago.

Reading matters

Thursday, April 2nd, 2009

I saw this at my local grocery a few weeks ago:


I can understand the importance of telling employees not to continue stocking recalled product, but shouldn’t they also remove it from the shelves?

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