Yearly Archives for 2008

More Fun with Software

Having blogged my excitement about the public beta of DEVONthink 2, and trying to get myself re-organized for my winter break projects, I spent much of yesterday poking around in my various databases, thinking about how the data I access … Continue reading

21 December 2008 by KF
Categories: networks, software


I’m finding it extremely difficult this year to make the shift out of the fall semester and into everything I need to focus on over the winter break. Probably I should cut myself some slack about this, given that I … Continue reading

20 December 2008 by KF
Categories: pondering, work


I’ve been using DEVONthink for a while now as a means of keeping my research notes organized, and so was happy (much as was Dave) to receive notice today of the public beta of version 2.0 of the software, which … Continue reading

19 December 2008 by KF
Categories: software

Firsts in Travel

Today marks the first time I’ve sat in the terminal waiting two and a half hours for the sun to melt the ice off the wings of my airplane, because my Southern California airport doesn’t need de-icing equipment. I offered … Continue reading

14 December 2008 by KF
Categories: travel

New Toys

I’ve just this morning upgraded to WordPress 2.7, and the nifty new interface has inspired me to actually post something. So here’s the post announcing my new toys, and, I certainly hope, the forthcoming ability to actually say something worth … Continue reading

12 December 2008 by KF
Categories: blogging, software

Hawaii, Day 1

the view from here Originally uploaded by KF R. and I are off on another of our famous working vacations, a phenomenon which makes my family (and many other folks as well) think we’re positively nuts. “You’re going to Hawaii … Continue reading

26 November 2008 by KF
Categories: pondering

Post-Conference Post

The most amazing thing about conferences for me is always how energized I am during and after them, how excited I become about whatever project I’m working on and how much I look forward to getting back to work. The … Continue reading

17 November 2008 by KF
Categories: conferences


The last few weeks have been a bit of a blur, between the election, a pile of grading, a few general crises around here, and so forth, but one of the things that’s had me most preoccupied is this weekend … Continue reading

13 November 2008 by KF
Categories: conferences


It’ll no doubt shock everyone to hear that I’ve been starkly unproductive today. Weirdly unable to focus. Distracted. Nervous. The good news is that I had errands to run, which allowed me to feel like I was accomplishing something, and … Continue reading

04 November 2008 by KF
Categories: life, politics, random thoughts


While you can, you should go do a little self-googling over at Google 2001. It’s mighty amusing to see how much less of a web presence I had back then… Note that I say “while you can” for a reason: … Continue reading

31 October 2008 by KF
Categories: internets

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