Mac Keyboard Shortcuts

As I’ve said in the past, one of my biggest gripes about Apple’s Mac OS X is that I spend so much time on Windows machines (where I am that stereotypical geek who knows all the speedy keyboard shortcuts) that I never really become more efficient with using my MacBook Pro. Personally, I use QuickSilver…

Two-Factor Authentication

Sites with Two-Factor Authentication

Looking for a way to keep your online accounts (cloud storage, banking, social media, email, etc.) as secure as possible? Two-factor verification (also known as two-step authentication, abbreviated to TFA) is a process involving two stages to verify the identity of a user trying to access services in a computer or in a network. This is…

Syncing Outlook and Gmail

Saving Outlook Contacts to Google Mail

If you use an Android device, you’ve undoubtedly noticed that it’s easiest to manage your contacts from your Google account.  But what if your record-keeping system for contacts is Microsoft Outlook, which doesn’t sync with Google? If you have a Mac, the whole process is complicated but it doesn’t require manual effort once it’s set up.…

Statistical Probability of Writings

So, as a Six Sigma Black Belt who is fascinated with statistics, I have to wonder about the probability that two artists — and let’s face it, artists are known for being illustrious when they describe themselves — can come up with essentially the exact same bio.  A co-worker sent me this last week and…