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1×17 hellyeah! show: back from whence you came

In this correspondent episode of the hellyeah! show, we discuss the new Xbox dashboard due out tomorrow, some further developments in the Carrier IQ situation, the (hopefully) impending transition from IPv4 to IPv6, and our best practices for handling email.

Check out the show notes after the break…

new Xbox dashboard due out Tuesday

Carrier IQ updates

IPv6 transition

  • is it going to work?
  • no good monetary incentives exist currently


  • Emory has a new mail client
    • MailMate (I also use Mutt, and *gasp* Outlook)
    • heliotrope
    • Google Apps (but having second thoughts)
  • Alan uses Apple Mail for primary email
    • hosting by FastMail
    • secondary/junk email handled by Gmail
  • best practices for email
    • use IMAP instead of POP
    • triage
    • TextExpander/typeit4me
    • lim(inbox_size)time->∞ = 0
    • unsubscribe from everything (or send it to a secondary/junk inbox)


Alan would like to know what we're telling them this week.