Archive for September, 2009

3 Exceptional Features of Gmail You Must Use

Posted 21 Sep 2009 — by Ellie
Category Geek Girl

gmail-logo-google-tmJust about everyone uses Gmail for managing email. It has some great features such as useful filters, the ability to set Gmail as your default email client in Firefox and Gmail Labs, which offers all sorts of additional add-ons for your email enjoyment.

There are three more exceptional features that I think are must-haves for any serious Gmail user. They are: drag and drop, Google Voice in Gmail and keyboard shortcuts.

Why Kanye West’s Outburst Matters

Posted 15 Sep 2009 — by Ellie
Category Random

US-VMA-KANYE-20090913EVUnless you’ve been living in a cave, you know that Kanye West stole the show during the MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs) Sunday night by grabbing to mic from Taylor Swift and stating that Beyonce should have won best female video of the year.

I was watching the show, thought it was all staged until I checked Twitter and Facebook – and realized, along with millions of other people, that this was not a joke. Kanye West really did smash this young artists’ heart with his boot heel.

Working is an acquired taste!

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Posted 02 Sep 2009 — by Ellie
Category Random

???Back to work I went on Tuesday. This is the end of my second day at my new-old job, and so far, it is going well. My coworkers seem like a good bunch and I have remembered to bring my lucky sweater both days. I call this my new-old job because I held this position for three years, just not in this particular office. I’m thankful for a job because things are rough out there and people are having a hard time finding employment, despite being qualified and having good experience. To be honest, I was worried about whether or not I’d be able to remain here in NYC – but now at least I know I have a job and I can stop worrying about that.