Monthly Archives: January 2006

Is Sacramento a bike-friendly town?

(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

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Apologies to commenting readers

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

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Die, spammers, DIE!!!

Some blog spammers seem to have figured out how to defeat SpamKarma2. Time for me to dust off WP-Gatekeeper again.

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Bike Talk Radio/podcast off the air

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?

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Rating podcasts while listening to iPod

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!

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Sacramento Bicycle, Pedestrian & Trails Master Plan

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.

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What is iTunes “Grouping” column for?

I found out what iTunes “Grouping” column is used for, as well as “Part of a compilation” and many other tidbits!

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Subversion/Finder integration on Mac OSX

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

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Finished reading Great Expectations

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

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This is SO bad…

If large-breasted women work at Hooters, where do one-legged women work? (Click on “more…” for the punchline.)

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