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That File extension isn’t what you think it is

A welcome trend that I’ve noticed in the last one year or so is that many binary/proprietary file formats are often using a more universal file format under the hood. For example, Firefox extensions are packaged as .xpi files. But really, these are just zip files. You can rename the …

Inbox zero!

For a brief, glorious 15 minutes today, I achieved a version of Geek Nirvana – an Inbox that was completely empty. No, I don’t mean everything unread – I mean empty. Not one single email in it. And of course, 2 minutes later, I had a flurry of email (sigh).