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Happy Birthday Leonardo da Vinci

Tuesday , 15, April 2014 Comments Off on Happy Birthday Leonardo da Vinci

One of the greatest inventive, scientific and artistic minds of all time, Leonardo da Vinci, was born on this date in 1452. When I visited France in 2007, a major highlight of the visit was touring da Vinci’s final home in Clos Lucé near the king’s residence at the royal Château d’Amboise. Last night my […]

Daily Needs

Saturday , 12, April 2014 Comments Off on Daily Needs

I think I MIGHT be able to take 5% of that sleep time and move it over to Internet, lol!

Did You Know…?

Monday , 31, March 2014 Comments Off on Did You Know…?

…that on this day in 1951, the Remington Rand Corporation signed a contract to deliver the first UNIVAC computer to the U.S. Census Bureau. UNIVAC I (which stands for Universal Automatic Computer) took up 350 square feet of floor space — about the size of a one-car garage — and was the first American commercial […]

Animator Dad Turns Son’s Playtime Videos Into Action Hero Scenes

Friday , 28, March 2014 Comments Off on Animator Dad Turns Son’s Playtime Videos Into Action Hero Scenes

I stumbled on this today and wanted to share it because it is just that cool! Here’s one of the videos, click on the link to see others. It reminds me of something I did for my oldest grandson’s first Halloween years ago, though obviously without all the cool special effects this dad used on […]

A Somber Day, A Happy Day

Sunday , 16, March 2014 Comments Off on A Somber Day, A Happy Day

Yesterday we had the mournful experience of attending the funeral of Cindy’s Aunt Arleen who passed away from a sudden and massive stroke last week at the age of 85. I did not know Arleen that well, having only seen her perhaps a half-dozen times over the past 17 years, but Cindy and her brothers […]

Woke up this morning to an email from the hosting service that has Cindy’s business website telling me that there was malware on the site and I have 7 days to clean it up or they will take it offline. I’ve spent most of today finding the malware scripts (nothing harmful, per se, just SEO […]

Critical Update Reaction

Monday , 24, February 2014 Comments Off on Critical Update Reaction

You KNOW you’ve done it…

Helping Big Brother

Sunday , 5, January 2014 Comments Off on Helping Big Brother

Over at Daily Kos, Ruben Bolling has posted the fifth in a series of helpful government brochures; this one is “5 Steps For Living In A Surveillance State.”  

I Just Found THIS Inside My Laptop!

Sunday , 5, January 2014 Comments Off on I Just Found THIS Inside My Laptop!

I took my laptop apart to work on the processor and found THIS inside!!  

I had a pleasant surprise last week when I found out I had won a free copy of the $60 MacKeeper program for my MacBook Pro from the Make Use Of website. This software is almost like a Swiss Army Knife for your Mac. I have only run 4 of its components so far, and […]

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