Access Cardfile

A few days ago I looked at a cardfile program and verbally wondered if it could be done in Access. Well yes and it's rather simple. Here's the steps I followed. 1. C more »

Stiff Competition

I've watched the computer business since its early beginnings in the early 1980's and computer values are at a peak. In the last few months I've enjoyed numerous betas trials some freebie software from giants like Microsoft and Adobe. And now in Dall more »

Quality Graphics

When speaking with non-designers about graphics it is often easy to forget how little they know about graphics. The most that most people know about graphics is the resolution. High resolution is good; low resolution is bad. more »

AZZ Blogging

Unlike writing a novel or technical manual blogging is a daily struggle. While I may be pleased with one entry the next three or four may be considerably less "flowing". In those times I'm tempted to begin procrastinating but I know that once I stop more »

Computer Compatibility

The one area where incompatibility is a reality is in computers. Computer manufacturers and software developers build computers to be incompatible. Maybe not always intentionally but they often have no intention of designing a system to be compatible wit more »


Compatibility is a strange phenomenon. In many areas compatibility is not that big of a deal. In an effort to make things work we can adapt to less than ideal situations. In marriage that is particularly true more »

Look at them all

In a Microsoft Windows world there's a wealth of options to choose from for software. In our Internet world there's also an ocean of free software you can use for surfing messaging and searching the waves of the information superhighway. more »