Batch renaming in OSX Yosemite

Category : OSX · No Comments · by Jan 29th, 2015

OSX YosemiteWell, I’m very happy to see this: OSX Yosemite has batch renaming built right in.  Just select the files in Finder, and choose the Rename option.

Thank you iDownload Blog.


A Eulogy for Twitter?

Category : Social Media · No Comments · by May 4th, 2014

The Atlantic has published a piece with the bold tagline, “the beloved social publishing platform enters its twilight“.

Model Power calls it quits

Category : Model Trains · No Comments · by Apr 22nd, 2014

Model PowerLong time model manufacturer Model Power has closed up shop, effective immediately.

While the quality of some of their products was not the best, it’s a shame to see a company that’s been around this long go under.

Google pulls malware Twitter and Feedly extensions for Chrome

Category : Web · No Comments · by Jan 20th, 2014

Google ChromeWell, that was fast:

8-bit Instant Crush

Category : Music · No Comments · by Dec 13th, 2013

Just – amazing.

The 150 Logo

Category : Design · No Comments · by Dec 10th, 2013

Design: Theo Gibson

Remember those terrible logos that were proposed for Canada’s 150th anniversary? Well a few designers have taken it upon themselves to present some alternatives.  See for yourself.

York Railway Modellers open house

Category : Model Trains · (2) Comments · by Dec 1st, 2013

Seeing as the Toronto Model Railway Club are currently rebuilding their layout after having to relocate from Liberty Village earlier this year, I decided to check out the York Railway Modellers’ open house.  A great HO layout, and a friendly group of model railroaders.  Definitely worth a visit.   See the gallery below for a few pics of their work.

Rheostatics – Claire

Category : Music · No Comments · by Nov 29th, 2013

Every Friday I’ll post a song that’s on my playlist for the week. This week – “Claire” by Rheostatics. I’ve never been a huge fan of the band, but I can’t stop listening to this. It was written by the band’s bass player, Tim Vesely.

CSS inliner tool

Category : Web · No Comments · by Nov 26th, 2013

MailChimp Labs - CSS inlinerCoding HTML emails is challenging enough, so it’s nice to have some help now and then.  MailChimp’s CSS Inliner tool does a great job of, well, inlining CSS for HTML emails.  Of course, YMMV.


Steady beats

Category : Music · No Comments · by Nov 23rd, 2013

Found a great online drum machine – it came in handy jamming with Wes.

There’s also a DJ turntable, an Asteroids game and other goodies.  Flash isn’t dead yet.