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: July 2005
The US was the first country to adopt a decimal monetary system, so why are we the very last industrialized country on the planet still using a pre-18th century system of weights and measures? Continue reading
Is a “kilobyte” 1024 bytes, or 1000? The traditional answer is 1024. [Just an aside: “tradition” for a field that has only been around for a few decades. Chuckle.] The metric system, which defined the “kilo-” prefix to mean 1000, … Continue reading
A few days ago, we got some lunch at JD Willow’s in Galt where my wife had this awesome salad. Here’s our attempt at reverse engineering it. Greek spinach salad Ingredients: – spinach leaves – red onion, thinly sliced – … Continue reading