Get Your Lost (or Stolen) Stuff Back

Thieves don’t like to be caught, and the worst ones usually aren’t. I was traveling in Europe one summer and a thief grabbed the bookbag of one of the students traveling with my group. Nobody saw the thief or heard anything and the bag’s owner (another college student) only put it down “for a second”Continue reading “Get Your Lost (or Stolen) Stuff Back”

PDF Document Image Instead of Text? OCR Text Recognition

Today I received a 130-page document from a potential client, around the same time my Adobe Acrobat software decided that an update was necessary. I clicked the update button…and then the email arrived. The document was text was contained in an PDF image, pretty much what is created when someone copies a document on andContinue reading “PDF Document Image Instead of Text? OCR Text Recognition”

Working With Office Documents on the Web Part II.

Well, after a few days of trying out Windows Live Workspace, I have to say it’s very useful way to back-up files, and also as I mentioned in Part I of this post, it helps me with document version control! One issue with Workspace so far: my PC runs on the Windows Vista O/S andContinue reading “Working With Office Documents on the Web Part II.”