Category: system

Transparent Signature Stamps for PDFs

system, legal
Occasionally, I need to sign something digitally (not in the crypto sense). With Acrobat Pro, I can just copy and paste an image of my signature... but copying and pasting an image into Acrobat doesn't preserve transparency, so my signature will block s… more »

An Easy (if kludgy) Way to Clean Up Apps in iTunes

system, hacks
From time to time I use [OmniDiskSweeper](https://www.omnigroup.com/products/omnidisksweeper/) on my Mac to point out what parts of my hard drive are getting particularly full. Sure, computer scientists say, "Just buy more disk!" but I find it more use… more »

Bulk Deletion of Spam Comments...

system, blogging, hacks, chilling effects, education
Apologies for the silence here... I've been busy and mostly posting short thoughts and such [on Twitter](http://twitter.com/joebeone). The comment spammers seem to love a few of my posts... and moderating all the comment spam is a bit of a pain. Fra… more »

Permalinks for California Bills?

system, elections, hacks, news, wtf?, chilling effects, research, policy, usability, legal
I've worked with California legislation and law for almost a decade, and one consistently frustrating thing is that it seems impossible to link to bills. For example, Gov. Schwarzenegger signed SB 1404 yesterday, which is a landmark bill to require v… more »

E-voting and Direct Democracy

system, elections, reform, research, policy, legal
*(This post was [originally published][01] on [VoxPopuLII][02], a publication of the [Legal Information Institute at Cornell University Law School][03].)* [01]: http://blog.law.cornell.edu/voxpop/2010/09/01/electronic-voting-and-direct-democracy/ [0… more »
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