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Materials for 12/2/2021 Chicago Computer Society presentation on password safes
Researching how to buy a laptop without Windows and save money
A grouping of information on a number of topics. Calling them “annoyances” because they address sometimes non-obvious ways to get things done.
See also FOOD! I'm Hungry! above
See also, Annoyances (above)
Nature. Calming. What better thing to do than watch birds and animals do their thing. OK, maybe earn some money…
Netflix of Interest
nice video on the page | Sample Videos
Steve is featured (kind of) in Ipswitch flash. Do the slideshow, “every employee can get a standing desk if they so desire”, that's me standing, far right.
TI Logo | WIWB Intro | Espresso | TG Dinner
STEM promo 60sec v04 | STEM promo 2 minute v06 | WIWB Nurse v07 (final)
m+m | UKtour | WIP |
Video Camera Settings
|Town of Lexington MA Homesite|
|How to Clean a Warm Steam Vaporizer||Sending encrypted gmails using Firefox|
|Update an iMac to SSD||Upgrade a Windows machine to SSD|
|http://www.mywot.com||Block ads in your browser|
|Auto install/update Win apps||Portable Apps|
|Robo call interception nomorobo||Find and report Nstar Power outages|
|What's my precinct? Lexington MA |
I am in Precinct 8
|Free Truetype Fonts
1001 Free Fonts
|Download Raspberry Pi - Getting Started |
|Mistral Voices of Innocence 11/7/2015: Concert excerpts||Mistral William Tell Overture|
|Mistral Of Love and Remembrance, 2/6/2016: photos and comments|
|What's Happening - Chinese Edition with Sophia and Larry Ho Part 1 Part 2|
|Windows10||Jewish Holidays Calendar|
|Fix Breville||Buying Online - Notes|
|national parks |
free admission days
|Click to see or download the Washington Post article on Facebook|
|Steve's Programming Tips||Customer Support--reaching real person
Contacting Real Person Digest
|Tone Indicators||Robots dance to Do-You-Love-Me|
|Making of ADHD Music Video (wow)|
|The Mom Song||The Child Song|
|Mommy Rhapsody||Things you don't say to your wife|
|Call Center Movie or |
second Call Center Movie link
|Two guys with towels (foreign) Rated G|
|Conference Call in Real Life||funny commercials|
|Men and Testosterone||The Nothing Box|
|3-year-old can dance encore?||http://www.rainerhersch.com/funny.html|
|Achmed the terrorist |
|Achmed and son|
|An engineer's perspective of Christmas||FedEx Marooned commercial|
|What if your GPS was a typical user manual|
|Excuse to use to work from home||ESL practice|
|Cellphone interrupts performance -- gets embarrassed||What the hell|
|Jonathan Burns magician||violin humor, variations on pop goes the weasel|
|Dummy Hypnotises Ventriloquist||Choir sings William Tell|
|Your daily dose of drama|
|How things work (using movie gifs)||Generate a technical document http://pdos.csail.mit.edu/scigen/|
|Zoom in on picture||free math courses|
|Physics of Roller Coasters||AARP article on prostate health|
|Longy Live Broadcasts||Four Strings Vivaldi Competition|
|Clever music video by Jane Lui||Jane Luis Cartoon Medly
|Waterloo in restaurant||Mummer's Dance by guitar|
|Unusual guitar duet, ends w/Bohemian Rhapsody a TED talk|
Root Beer Rags (renditions)
|Telephone Area Codes list||Links|
|100's free books from MSDN||Local Lexington experts|
|Travel Technologies||Orbit 56544|
Button Battery Cross References
Watch battery (SR, L, AG)
Coin cell (CR)
Power cable capacities
Cable Size Chart
AWG 16 cable can handle 5 amps for 50 feet, or 10 amps max 20 feet.
AWG 12 cable can handle 5 amps for 100 feet, or 20 amps for 30 feet.
As a reminder to me, and maybe of interest to others, here are some movies and TV shows that I've heard are worth watching.
See also: Netflix of Interest for TV shows & movies available
|Alfred Hitchcock||Perry Mason|
|“Flight” w/Denzel Washington||“Finding Vivian Maier”|
Some of these can be found online in some TV services. See TV alternatives available online and also the video of a talk I gave on this topic in January, 2020, more info on the LCTG page.
Does rotation of the earth affect flight time?
Bottom line, the rotation of the Earth does not have a direct effect on flight time, only the wind does. Rotation of earth and relative water temperature affects the winds however.
My brother was involved in a polar bear attack in Canada in 2014 and as a physician helped to save the injured. The e-book [describing the experience] is up. There are a few ways to see it. Here's the opening of the book, which we're running on our site now: http://books.insideclimatenews.org/meltdown-excerpt There are links at the top and the bottom of the excerpt to go read the entire book.
Or you can bypass the excerpt and go to this page to read the entire book: http://insideclimatenews.org/content/meltdown-terror-top-world From this page, on the right you'll see a few ways to read it. In our iPad app, called ICN Books, which is the best-looking way to read it; in Kindle; or “in browser” (meaning on your computer).