This looks like a nice alternative to Flash-based uploaders like Uploadify:
This plugin uses XHR for uploading multiple files with progress-bar in FF3.6+, Safari4+, Chrome and falls back to hidden iframe based upload in other browsers, providing good user experience everywhere.
Even geeks (like us) have their limits of reasonability. At some point, we often decide that what we’ve been doing or what we think we should enjoy just isn’t worthwhile.
Marco absolutely nails it with this. I used to be all about building custom computers, but nowadays, I’d much rather buy a MacBook Pro that just works, because the extra aggravation of maintaining my own system just isn’t worth the price difference any more.