Category Archives: Software

Spotty GPS is Interesting

I’ve just returned from Whistler, BC  for the season-ending weekend on the downhill mountain bike park, and wanted to track my progress using Google’s free My Tracks application which records your GPS position on the map for review later. I’ve … Continue reading

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Buy the Album, Guys. [EVE 6 – Speak in Code: Audio Quality]

One of my favorite bands, EVE 6, recently got back together after a multi-year hiatus and put out a new album. “Speak in Code” came out a few weeks ago. I caught the band on their tour through Seattle just … Continue reading

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Google just killed Google Reader – and they don’t even understand why.

Yesterday, Google officially rolled out the “much anticipated” (by them, perhaps) revisions to Google Reader which removed most of its compelling functionality and added integration with their social network Google+. We hope you’ll like the new Reader (and Google+) as … Continue reading

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October Projects

September was a good month for projects. I accomplished all the things I set out to do and more: I’ve finished the Hornyphon radio for my customer Repaired and began using the Hallicrafters Got the broken ViewSonic monitor going again … Continue reading

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Microsoft Word

Wouldn’t it be neat if Outlook were smart enough to download a GAL when connected to an Exchange server, then add all of the names to the spell-check dictionary so they’re not flagged?

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On the pervasiveness of communication.

We’re living in an age where we’re inundated with communication and information all the time. Smartphones are expected to exceed 50% of all cell phones in circulation this year and with that, millions of people will join the already large ranks of … Continue reading

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Government Censorship on the Internet

It’s important that speech on the Internet be afforded the same protections offered to speech in other venues. Freedom of speech is protected by our Constitution, and includes the right to publish software that is in compliance with the law. … Continue reading

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