some links to items found on the web this morning......64 Things Every Geek Should Know - LaptopLogic.com - some useful and interesting knowledge here. LOL, no I don't know all of these....How to Reset RAM in a Computer - one of the 64 Things listed above; describes how to download and install a program to … Continue reading some misc eclectic linkage….
Switching to a Mac For Dummies by Arnold Reinhold My review rating: 4 of 5 stars I just started this today 'cause I am seriously considering a mac. This book provides reliable information in an easy to understand format. View all my reviews.
I left work early to wait for a furniture delivery. I brought some work home though: a large depreciation/ACV spreadsheet. So I sitting at the kitchen table wrangling this behemoth spreadsheet on my netbook. This tiny computer actually seems to run faster than my desktop at work. LOL ! I use Excel 2003 at work, … Continue reading friday afternoon…..
Thinkfree Boundless - this is cool ! I tried out Thinkfree a quite some time ago and I ran across it again today. I see they have improved it a lot ! If you need to or prefer to use web apps over desktop apps you should check this out. I am using Thinkfree to … Continue reading blog post test
First full day back to work; still a bit discombobulated from all the traveling etc. So far it's been a fairly easy day which is certainly appropriate for a first day back. I resumed my fitness regime; so far I've walked twice today and have refrained from poor eating behaviors (except for the moose much). … Continue reading monday at work….
They have the domains up for sale and suggest BuddyPress for installation on a possible come back. I hope they succeed with that plan. I liked journalspace and the BuddyPress looks like it would be interesting to try out...
Sweetous is staying the week with Piglette so I am home alone again. I'm a fairly self contained self reliant person; some might even say I was semi-reclusive. I actually don't like being alone though; it can be downright unnerving. In Genesis God said that it was not good for a man to be alone; … Continue reading sunday evening home alone….
The Cult of the Amateur: How blogs, MySpace, YouTube, and the rest of today's user-generated media are destroying our economy, our culture, and our values by Andrew Keen
I'm just taking it easy at home today because I was up late on Friday and Saturday ! I posted some pictures on this site and was also checking out Home - Windows Live. I use Ubuntu at home and I am much to attached to Google to replace them with anything else unless it … Continue reading looking at Windows Live….
Goodreads | The Cult of the Amateur: How blogs, MySpace, YouTube, and the rest of today's user-generated media are destroying our economy, our culture, and our values (Paperback) by Andrew Keen - I started reading this yesterday. Keen paints a starkly bleak and dismal picture of internet culture and the decline of civilization. Unfortnately there … Continue reading Goodreads | The Cult of the Amateur: How blogs, MySpace, YouTube….
Welcome To Eee Storage - My new Eee NetBook comes with an account for 20 GB free online storage for 18 months. This is nice but of course I would caution against keeping important items there without another copy somewhere else as back-up. All in all I like my new tiny computer !
JustBlogIt with a simple right-click. - I got a new tiny computer today and I installed this add-on for firefox.
Virtual Integrity: Faithfully Navigating the Brave New Web by Daniel J. Lohrmann rating: 5 of 5 stars This is a guide to safety on the internet for Christians. The emphasis is on personal integrity when surfing, especially on social networks and making use of user controls to customize what you see on the web. The … Continue reading Virtual Integrity (book)
More than 50 percent of Internet users who live with a spouse and at least one child go online with another person at least a few times a week, the survey found. Asked about the impact of new technologies, 47 percent said they have increased the quality of communication between family members, and the same … Continue reading the internet encourages social isolation is not necessarily true
All My Faves | Why Search? - another websurfing resources page.
Internet Searching Benefits Middle-Aged, Older People | AHN | October 15, 2008 - this article says web surfing is good for the brain ! From my extensive experience, I would agee as long as you don't do it too much. I also suspect that spending too much time on line can exacerbate things like ADD.
I wonder which will prove to be more durable: the faded photos stuffed in boxes in the attic or the digital ephemera stored in "locations" that are really only collections of bytes somewhere in cyberspace.... My parents have a few old faded photos of their parents and even grandparents hidden away somewhere. They have a … Continue reading Digital vs Real….
Here is an excellent illustration of what I consider to be a GLARING deficiency in an otherwise very fine piece of equipment.... This is a computer NOT a mirror ! I cannot stand the shiny screens that are standard with most laptops available today ! Other than the screen I'm sure this is a very … Continue reading a glaring deficiency….
LB was asking me this morning about inserting a spreadsheet into a PowerPoint slide. I had never done this but I knew there was a way to do it. So I did some messing around this afternoon; here are some screen pics....
The links on the web are like footnotes or "see also" notes in books. Hypertext is better than footnotes because it makes vast amounts of information available at the click of a mouse. I used to read encylopedias in high school study hall; now I surf the web. The web is wonderful, but it has … Continue reading thoughts about the web….