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WordPress 3.5 Issue – Add New Post Toolbar

I upgraded to WordPress 3.5 and some plugins last night. The automatic install went smoothly as always, but dammit! something went wrong. Problems: “Add New Post” won’t switch from Text to Visual Quicktags toolbar was blank or missing “Add Media” popped up a red box alerting me that the WP 3.5 media uploader was New […]

Finding Web Cams

Do these google searches to turn up web cams: inurl:”view/index.shtml” inurl:”MultiCameraFrame?Mode=” inurl:”viewerframe?mode=motion” Some of my favorites: birdcam – website Cockatiel Paradise National Zoo Flamingo Cam Want your own webcam? AXIS Webcam Sony SNC-RZ30N Pan/tilt/zoom Network Color Camera This website links to a number of public webcams.  Related Sony Releases New Stupid Piece Of Poo […]

Back in the Saddle Again

I haven’t been blogging for quite a while. There’s no real reason for it, only excuses. I love being a geekess, a technician, and engineer.  Science is my beautiful, ever-changing universe. But as the years go by it gets more and more difficult to maintain my concentration for an entire 8-hour day. My job performance […]

Science is Empiricism

I have been looking into a device called a Perkl-Light Energy Spa. Unfortunately the proprietor has a serious dislike of scientists. I don’t know if I can purchase the device from someone who has such disdain for empiricism. I could deal with it if he at least provided some background on how the device works. […]

Ambient Umbrella

Interesting concept. The Ambient Devices Ambient Umbrella gets weather data from The Ambient Umbrella waits in the umbrella stand unnoticed until rain is expected, then gives a gentle visual reminder that it will be needed. The concept behind Ambient Devices products is that some digital information should be “glanceable,” that is, the information is […]

Tweet Cloud

Tweet Cloud for @void57 Make your own Tweet Cloud.  Related WordPress 3.5 Issue – Add New Post Toolbar I upgraded to WordPress 3.5 and some plugins last night…. LOST What a freaking nightmare. I lost my phone a couple… 3D Spam Responsible Nanotechnology: 3D Spam? In the “just one more thing… Windows 7 under VMWare […]

Tagaroo Issue

Calais Tagaroo › Tagaroo refreshes page too often Tagaroo is the fine WordPress plugin from OpenCalais that suggests tags and imanges for my posts. It’s a great tool! There’s just one problem… Tagaroo updates the page every few seconds to change the tags it suggests when I’m writing some posts. Not all, but enough to […]

My cat is on Twitter

Worse, he’s way more popular than I am. No related posts.

HP 1035NA Netbook

New toy! It’s an HP Netbook PC. A Netbook is a tiny laptop suitable for everyday use. Email, online banking, writing letters. It’s so small you can carry it in that duffel bag you call a purse, and it can connect anywhere. Most models I investigated had integrated wireless (WiFi). AT&T and Verizon both offered […]

Jonathan Richman "Roadrunner"

An oldie but goodie that will probably date me. Roadrunner, Roadrunner, Going faster miles an hour. Gonna drive past the Stop-N-Shop With the radio on!  Related Woodwarbler’s JazzGrass Woodwarbler’s JazzGrass stream. The music starts about a minute into… The Gathering of the Flashlights National Geographic Self-powered Emergency Radio Every summer, Mr. X does… YARPP powered […]

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