Tag: Microsoft

MacBook Air reinstallation and hopefully Time Capsule transfer

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OK, so I’ve completely wiped my MacBook Air, time to rebuild it. Here is a list of things that have to happen. Sure sounds Windows like doesn’t it 🙂 # Remote install Mac OS X. Sigh. This is going to take 4 hours over the air apparently # Try the “Time Capsule recovery”:http://www.askdavetaylor.com/how_to_restore_imac_macbook_from_time_capsule_machine_backup.html which comes…

Excel 2008 bugs make it useless for loans and private equity

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Wow, I can’t believe Microsoft would ship a product like this. Beware, Excel 2008 won’t recalc XIRR correctly and in fact any sheet that has an intentional reference where loan amounts have fees that are dependent. This has worked in versions of Excel for the last 20 years. So sad, it means that Excel 2008…

Clickz on Ad Placements

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Hat tip to Bill on this one, a good source of overview information that shows the size of the internet advertising business. “Clickz”:http://www.clickz.com/showPage.html?page=3630011 which is mainly from Neilson Online (really “Netratings”:http://www.netratings.com/). Some tidbits: * Web Media (what ever that is?) is largest at 74B impressions per month* Financial services is the largest segment I understand…