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About this blog…
I use this platform to share things that are of interest to me or things I'll want to reference later. Occasionally other people like these posts, hence "Shared Interests".
What might you find here?
- Problems I've solved (mostly computer- or network related).
- Recipes and cooking-related posts.
- Hobbies and projects.
- Our remodeling experience.
- Local (Sacramento) information.
- Anything that strikes my fancy.
Monthly Archives: January 2006
(NB: I read about Uneasy Rhetoric in today’s Sacramento Bee, and the site turned up when I was searching for Sacramento bicycling information, so I decided to check out the post. I started to leave a comment, but it got … Continue reading
Due to spam-pollution I have had to increase my defenses here. Unfortunately, this means that humans (cf spammers, i.e. sub-humans) wishing to comment here now have to answer a simple challenge in order to post. Not a big deal for … Continue reading
Some blog spammers seem to have figured out how to defeat SpamKarma2. Time for me to dust off WP-Gatekeeper again.Continue reading
One of the oldest bike-related podcasts, Bike Talk Radio, broadcast its final show yesterday. Can we continue Bike Talk as an occasional podcast instead of a radio show?Continue reading
I love the integrated podcatcher in iTunes, but I haven’t been able to figure out how to rate podcast episodes while listening to them on my iPod. I’m now using iPodder. It has some drawbacks, but at least I can access the rating screen on my iPod now!Continue reading
Bike Talk Radio podcast. Sacramento Area Council of Governments (SACOG) Bicycle, Pedestrian, and Trails Master Plan link. SACOG web designer needs to learn basics of search engine operation.Continue reading
I found out what iTunes “Grouping” column is used for, as well as “Part of a compilation” and many other tidbits!Continue reading
I found a lead on why Subversion may not be working with Finder in Mac OSX (Tiger, version 10.4.4) on the System Preferences… tool. There is now an “SCPlugin” item on System Preferences. Open this up and you’ll find a … Continue reading
I finally finished reading one of Charles Dickens’ masterpieces, Great Expectations. I loved Volume 1 (Pip’s childhood) — Dickens’ humor is prevalent, and Pip is a lovable character. I have to admit, I got bogged down in Volume 2. The … Continue reading