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 =====Welcome===== =====Welcome=====
-//Hello!  If you have any suggestions for additions or changes, please let me know so I can improve this site.  Thanks in advance! [[mailto:steve@toku.us?subject=Wiki suggestion|send me a message]]//+//Hello!  And welcome to SteveI's wiki.  If you have any suggestions for additions or changes, please let me know so I can improve this site.  I won't take offense no matter how mundane.  Or drop me a note to say hello and tell me what if anything here was helpful.\\  Thanks in advance! [[mailto:steve@toku.us?subject=Wiki suggestion|click to send me a message]]//\\ This page last changed ~~LASTMOD~~
 ==Groups/Projects== ==Groups/Projects==
   * [[LexingtonComputerGroup|Lexington Computer and Technology Group, LCTG]] (about, joining, past and future meetings, videos)   * [[LexingtonComputerGroup|Lexington Computer and Technology Group, LCTG]] (about, joining, past and future meetings, videos)
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   * [[Lexington Notes]]    * [[Lexington Notes]] 
   * [[WWII Project]]   * [[WWII Project]]
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 +==Popular pages shortcuts==
 +  * [[davinci_resolve_notes|DaVinci Resolve stuff]]
 +  * [[recipes|Recipe stuff]]
 +  * [[cloud_storage_options|Cloud Storage Options]]
 +  * [[alzheimer_s_dementia|Alzheimer and Dementia notes]]
 +  * [[nordvpn|NordVPN notes]]
 +  * [[free_ebooks|Free ebooks]]
 +  * [[catv_alternatives|Online TV and Movie Providers, some free]]
 +  * [[buffets|Buffets]] but not sure they are open nowadays :-(
 +====Annoyances====
 +//A grouping of information on a number of topics.  Calling them "annoyances" because they address sometimes non-obvious ways to get things done.//
 +  * [[iPhone annoyances]]
 +  * [[OS X annoyances]]
 +  * [[MacBook|MacBook annoyances]]
 +  * [[LibreOffice annoyances]]
 +  * [[Linux annoyances]]
 +  * [[Davinci Resolve Notes|Davinci Resolve annoyances]]
 +  * [[Chromebook Annoyances]]
 +  * [[Apple|Apple ID Compromised?]]
 +  * [[Gmail Annoyances]]
 +  * [[Dokuwiki Annoyances]]
 +  * [[Zoomish]]
 +  * [[Windows Annoyances]]
 +  * [[Punny annoyances|Annoying--but good, IMHO--humor]]
 +
 +[[http://www.idownloadblog.com/2016/08/18/how-to-stop-iphone-asking-to-install-ios-updates/|iOS update stop]]\\ 
 +[[https://www.searspartsdirect.com/diy/article/easy-diy-refrigerator-repairs|DIY Refrigerator Repairs (sears)]]
  
 ====Covid-19 Info, Precautions, and (of course) Stuff To Do To Keep Busy==== ====Covid-19 Info, Precautions, and (of course) Stuff To Do To Keep Busy====
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   * [[is virus on my clothes|NY Times article]]   * [[is virus on my clothes|NY Times article]]
   * [[https://www.worldometers.info/coronavirus/country/us/|tracking the virus]]   * [[https://www.worldometers.info/coronavirus/country/us/|tracking the virus]]
 +
 +[[https://www.mass.gov/doc/ma-covid-19-testing-sites/download|Testing sites in MA - updated continually]]
  
 ===Precautions=== ===Precautions===
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 |[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nmUXntGlqFI|Stayin' Inside]]|[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DQp--Q-86Uw|Adon Olam]] sung a-cappella (Jewish liturgy)| |[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nmUXntGlqFI|Stayin' Inside]]|[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DQp--Q-86Uw|Adon Olam]] sung a-cappella (Jewish liturgy)|
 |[[50daysleave|Lyrics for "50 Days to Leave Your Lover" a-la Covid]]|[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LpAKcQufacc|For the Longest Time (Phoenix Chamber Choir)]]| |[[50daysleave|Lyrics for "50 Days to Leave Your Lover" a-la Covid]]|[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LpAKcQufacc|For the Longest Time (Phoenix Chamber Choir)]]|
-|[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Eo9M4-BrJA|Coronavirus Rhapsody (Raúl Irabién)]]\\ [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ymMuCtowLk|Coronavirus Rhapsody (Phoenix Chamber Choir)]]|[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VrzzhxdJ1cE|End of the world as we know it (Sabine Hossenfelder)]]|+|[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Eo9M4-BrJA|Coronavirus Rhapsody (Raúl Irabién)]]\\ [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ymMuCtowLk|Coronavirus Rhapsody (Phoenix Chamber Choir)]]\\ [[https://youtu.be/giDttMU-k00|Coronan Rhapsody, Donald Trump Parody]]|[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VrzzhxdJ1cE|End of the world as we know it (Sabine Hossenfelder)]]|
 |[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DPDPzbLFeP4|A Spoonful of Clorox (Randy Rainbow)]]|[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I8HwCamPW8o|Quarantined (Happy Days Parody)]]| |[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DPDPzbLFeP4|A Spoonful of Clorox (Randy Rainbow)]]|[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I8HwCamPW8o|Quarantined (Happy Days Parody)]]|
 |{{socialdistancedstylist.mp4?linkonly|Socially distanced hair stylist}}| |{{socialdistancedstylist.mp4?linkonly|Socially distanced hair stylist}}|
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   * {{:beethoven5thvisualinterpretation.mp4?linkonly|Beethoven's 5th visual you haven't seen before}}   * {{:beethoven5thvisualinterpretation.mp4?linkonly|Beethoven's 5th visual you haven't seen before}}
  
-====Popular links====+====Trump songs etc==== 
 +|[[https://youtu.be/ZJmPw0YZo4M|We didn't start the fire]] //sums up Trump presidency by Now This (Oct 25, 2020)//| 
 +|[[https://youtu.be/giDttMU-k00|Coronan]] //Trump sings his version of Bohemian Rhapsody (March 26, 2020)//| 
 +|[[https://youtu.be/tMnytiQCQkA|Hit the road Trump]] //by Maestro Ziikos (Nov 7, 2020)//| 
 +|[[https://youtu.be/-Ue5F57dZMU|The Day Democracy Died]] //performed by our founding fathers (Feb 6, 2020)//| 
 +|[[https://youtu.be/h5i0vENj7i4|He's a Moron]] //A song parody dedicated to Donald J. Trump sung by David Rogers (Aug 14, 2020)//|  
 +|[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_VTp-UFxEHA|New York, New York]] //NYC bids adieu to Donald Trump in song (Late Show Stephen Colbert, Nov 5, 2020)//| 
 + 
 +====Links by Category====
  
 [[Alzheimer's & Dementia|Alzheimer's and Dementia information I've summarized]]  [[Alzheimer's & Dementia|Alzheimer's and Dementia information I've summarized]] 
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   * [[https://www.lexingtonma.gov/environmental-services/news/brochure-all-trash-recycling-compost-other-services-2019-2020|Trash, recycling, compost, etc services]]   * [[https://www.lexingtonma.gov/environmental-services/news/brochure-all-trash-recycling-compost-other-services-2019-2020|Trash, recycling, compost, etc services]]
   * [[CreditAgencies]]   * [[CreditAgencies]]
 +  * [[https://www.sec.state.ma.us/wheredoivotema/track/trackmyballot.aspx|Track your ballot]] Has your ballot been mailed?  After you send them your ballot, did they officially receive it?\\ This site gives answers to these questions.\\ Put in your name and address.  The status will show up as "Pending" (not yet mailed to you) or "Accepted" and the table includes the date it was received.
 +  * [[https://www.xlexcollect.org/|Take a walk - Across Lexington]] -- and get a certificate worth framing (not to mention the health benefits and personal feeling of accomplishment).
 +  * [[dentists|Local dentist recommendations]]
  
 ===weatherish=== ===weatherish===
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   * [[http://lexmaweather.info/|Weather for Lexington MA]]   * [[http://lexmaweather.info/|Weather for Lexington MA]]
  
 +===birdish===
 +Nature. Calming. What better thing to do than watch birds and animals do their thing.  OK, maybe earn some money...
 +  * [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mHbuRAhCqtA|Allen Bird Cam in South Africa]] Live, EST+7 hours
 +  * [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fXHzI08bzpE|Bird feeders, wildlife cams, Scotland UK]] EST+5 hours. Uses IR cameras
 +  * [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mL1k2XamV9o|Goulburn NSW - Australian bird cams]] dark 12/28 noon, not sure working
 +  * [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L4ett88Ar6g|Gettysburg PA, live bird feeder]] (Gunshots from nearby)
 +  * [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_ZbZjdFUs8c|Conservancy TV: Climbers Run Bird Cam, Lancaster PA]]
 +  * [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OIqUka8BOS8|Akron, OH Live Animal Cam]] Happy squirrels and ground-feeding birds
 +  * [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2CoSn91SDuM|Live bird and ground cam, Alabama]] CST
 +
 +===Being Cleverish===
 +  * [[day of week|What day of the week does a date fall upon?]] | [[calendars for demo|Demo material]] 
 +  * [[FtoCtoF|Convert Fahrenheit to Centigrade in your head]]
 +  * [[SSN decoding]]
 + 
 ===technologyish=== ===technologyish===
-  * [[day of week]] | [[calendars for demo]]  
   * [[OsmoPocket]]   * [[OsmoPocket]]
   * [[Dazzle]]    * [[Dazzle]] 
-  * [[SSN decoding]] 
   * [[NordVPN]]   * [[NordVPN]]
   * [[Braven BRV-X]]   * [[Braven BRV-X]]
-  * [[MemoryCards]]+  * [[MemoryCards]] . [[SIM cards]]
   * [[Cloud Storage Options]]   * [[Cloud Storage Options]]
   * [[Blockchain Talk Outline]] | [[Bitcoin]]   * [[Blockchain Talk Outline]] | [[Bitcoin]]
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   * [[disk formats|Disk formats and O/S Compatibility]]   * [[disk formats|Disk formats and O/S Compatibility]]
   * [[Domain Registrar research]]   * [[Domain Registrar research]]
 +  * [[Selecting New TV]]
 +  * [[Keep Yahoo Emails Out Of Spam]] also works for verizon.net emails
 +  * [[Business cards]]
  
 ===helpish=== ===helpish===
   * [[Cleaning tips]]   * [[Cleaning tips]]
 +  * [[Go-Bag|What goes in a bag you grab when you have to rush out of the house]]
 +  * [[Refill a foaming soap dispenser]]
  
 ===otherish=== ===otherish===
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-====Annoyances==== 
  
-  * [[iPhone annoyances]] 
-  * [[OS X annoyances]] 
-  * [[MacBook|MacBook annoyances]] 
-  * [[LibreOffice annoyances]] 
-  * [[Linux annoyances]] 
-  * [[Davinci Resolve Notes|Davinci Resolve annoyances]] 
-  * [[Chromebook Annoyances]] 
-  * [[Apple|Apple ID Compromised?]] 
-  * [[Gmail Annoyances]] 
-[[http://www.idownloadblog.com/2016/08/18/how-to-stop-iphone-asking-to-install-ios-updates/|iOS update stop]] 
  
 ====Getting Things Done=== ====Getting Things Done===
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 | [[https://www.nps.gov/planyourvisit/fee-free-parks.htm|national parks]]\\ free admission days|{{:offfacebookactivityarticle-thewashingtonpost.pdf|Click to see or download the Washington Post article on Facebook}}| | [[https://www.nps.gov/planyourvisit/fee-free-parks.htm|national parks]]\\ free admission days|{{:offfacebookactivityarticle-thewashingtonpost.pdf|Click to see or download the Washington Post article on Facebook}}|
 | [[Steve's Programming Tips]] |[[https://www.pcmag.com/article/361952/how-to-talk-to-a-real-person-the-ultimate-customer-support|Customer Support--reaching real person]]\\ [[Contacting Real Person Digest]]| | [[Steve's Programming Tips]] |[[https://www.pcmag.com/article/361952/how-to-talk-to-a-real-person-the-ultimate-customer-support|Customer Support--reaching real person]]\\ [[Contacting Real Person Digest]]|
 +|[[Tone Indicators]]|
  
 ====Humor==== ====Humor====
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 |[[https://youtu.be/0E9QYW1w8rg|Jonathan Burns magician]]|[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VNIBJ0PLWNU|violin humor, variations on pop goes the weasel]]| |[[https://youtu.be/0E9QYW1w8rg|Jonathan Burns magician]]|[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VNIBJ0PLWNU|violin humor, variations on pop goes the weasel]]|
 |[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LlsP6zZgjT8|Choir sings William Tell]]| |[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LlsP6zZgjT8|Choir sings William Tell]]|
 +|[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=316AzLYfAzw|Your daily dose of drama]]|
 +
  
 ====Interesting/Educational==== ====Interesting/Educational====
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 | [[http://www.gigapixel.com/image/gigapan-canucks-g7.html|Zoom in on picture]]|[[https://www.mathplanet.com/|free math courses]]| | [[http://www.gigapixel.com/image/gigapan-canucks-g7.html|Zoom in on picture]]|[[https://www.mathplanet.com/|free math courses]]|
 |[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4q2W5SJc5j4|Physics of Roller Coasters]]|{{:meetjoesprostate.pdf|AARP article on prostate health}}| |[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4q2W5SJc5j4|Physics of Roller Coasters]]|{{:meetjoesprostate.pdf|AARP article on prostate health}}|
 +
 +
 +{{:audials14.odt}}\\ 
 +{{:audials14e.odt}}
  
 ====Music==== ====Music====
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 | [[https://youtu.be/OqGR8ZYuIXU|Clever music video by Jane Lui]] | [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e3AilomfU6I|Jane Luis Cartoon Medly]]\\ [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gcnCNnPxW7A|longer version]]| | [[https://youtu.be/OqGR8ZYuIXU|Clever music video by Jane Lui]] | [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e3AilomfU6I|Jane Luis Cartoon Medly]]\\ [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gcnCNnPxW7A|longer version]]|
 |[[https://youtu.be/IQDJyKmqej8|Waterloo in restaurant]]|[[https://youtu.be/oM8x_vjow3E|Mummer's Dance by guitar]]| |[[https://youtu.be/IQDJyKmqej8|Waterloo in restaurant]]|[[https://youtu.be/oM8x_vjow3E|Mummer's Dance by guitar]]|
 +|[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FIrkhJut4Ew|Unusual guitar duet, ends w/Bohemian Rhapsody]] a TED talk|
 Root Beer Rags (renditions) Root Beer Rags (renditions)
 |[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NEdrNukJQw4|Eric James]]|[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pviiGFGyatw|Dallas Brass]]| |[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NEdrNukJQw4|Eric James]]|[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pviiGFGyatw|Dallas Brass]]|
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 | [[http://www.bennetyee.org/ucsd-pages/area.html|Telephone Area Codes list]] | [[Links]] | | [[http://www.bennetyee.org/ucsd-pages/area.html|Telephone Area Codes list]] | [[Links]] |
 | [[http://blogs.msdn.com/b/mssmallbiz/archive/2014/07/07/largest-collection-of-free-microsoft-ebooks-ever-including-windows-8-1-windows-8-windows-7-office-2013-office-365-office-2010-sharepoint-2013-dynamics-crm-powershell-exchange-server-lync-2013-system-center-azure-cloud-sql.aspx|100's free books from MSDN]] | [[http://www.lexgrassroots.org/local-experts-on-local-topics.html|Local Lexington experts]] | | [[http://blogs.msdn.com/b/mssmallbiz/archive/2014/07/07/largest-collection-of-free-microsoft-ebooks-ever-including-windows-8-1-windows-8-windows-7-office-2013-office-365-office-2010-sharepoint-2013-dynamics-crm-powershell-exchange-server-lync-2013-system-center-azure-cloud-sql.aspx|100's free books from MSDN]] | [[http://www.lexgrassroots.org/local-experts-on-local-topics.html|Local Lexington experts]] |
-| [[Travel Tips]] | [[SIM cards]]|+| [[Travel Tips]] | |
 | [[Travel Technologies]] | [[Orbit 56544|]]| | [[Travel Technologies]] | [[Orbit 56544|]]|
  
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