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Robert Eckstein

Robert Eckstein has worked with Java since its first release. In a previous life, he has been an editor for O'Reilly Media, Inc. and a programmer for Motorola's cellular technology division. He has written or edited a number of books, including Java Swing, Java Enterprise Best Practices, Using Samba, XML Pocket Reference, and Webmaster in a Nutshell. In his spare time he has been known to tinker with filmmaking and digital photography, as well as collecting vintage video game consoles. He currently lives in Austin, Texas with his wife Michelle, his daughter Lauren, and their talking dog Ginger.


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Quicktime 7.2 Breaks Office 2004 Mac?

Posted by reckstei on July 12, 2007 at 5:37 AM PDT

After installing Quicktime 7.2 on two of my Macs yesterday, I noticed that none of my Office applications would start without crashing. Has anyone else noticed this crash?

I've Been Tagged!

Posted by reckstei on January 12, 2007 at 7:36 AM PST

It's ironic that one of my old associates from O'Reilly gave me a blog tag, especially since I don't maintain an active blog. (Working from home with a toddler and a newborn doesn't give me much free time anymore.) In a way, I wanted to treat this as a chain letter, but I've seen a few people answer this around, so I decided to give it a chance.