iTunes Metadata Lost!

Doh. I just fired up iTunes, and my tunes were gone. The tracks are still all on my hard drive, but the playlists and songs in iTunes are missing in action. I’ve been using iTunes …

Pachyderm Meeting

In San Francisco for a few days for the Pachyderm meeting. It’s weird having green stuff around in January. That just ain’t right. About to head into the first session of a 3-day planning marathon. …

Upgrading MacOSX

I had to ignore my unwritten rule about never ever installing MacOSX as an “Upgrade Install”. I have always used either “Erase and Install” or “Archive and Install” to avoid issues wrt versions, overwriting etc… …

OSXPlanet

I just came across OSXPlanet via MacUpdate.com. One of the reviews there mention that it’s an app written by 15 year old Gabriel Ott. It takes the NASA “cloudless earth” and “earth at night” images, …

Repository Folly…

Alan’s writing about what he calls “repository folly,” where people get so hung up on the “R-word” that they forget about what’s important. Metadata becomes king, content and users fall through the cracks. I couldn’t …

CAREO Now Pantherfied

We finally had to upgrade CAREO to MacOSX 10.3 Server (it was still running 10.1.5 before that!). Over the Christmas break, we had a nearly catastrophic failure of the hard drive in the CAREO server. …