Tech Tips

Electromagnetic Radiation

by JL Beeken on 8-01-2014

We love our computers and our cellphones and our other gadgets and we’d rather not know what electromagnetic radiation is doing to us. … [continued]

TiddlyWiki 5

by JL Beeken on 2-20-2014

TiddlyWiki version 5 is a re-work of the original. It can be used for anything (blog, journal, research…) but I’ve done a trial with bookmarks.
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How To Read & Write GPS

by JL Beeken on 2-11-2014

This describes how to read and write GPS using GPS devices, Google Maps, Bing Maps and XnView. (Updated from July 2010) … [continued]

ActionOutline: Collecting & Printing Email

by JL Beeken on 3-02-2013

ActionOutlineAt the risk of sounding irreligious, I like ActionOutline better for collecting and printing email than EverNote 2. … [continued]

Blog Subscriptions

by JL Beeken on 12-15-2012

RSS I decided I’d try to do a Randy Seaver and increase my blog subscriptions to a couple thousand and follow them every day, too.

First I had to find his secret. Either he has way more time than the rest of us, or he’s got a secret.

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MindMeister: Online Mind Mapping

by JL Beeken on 6-24-2012

MindMeisterMindMeister is online mind mapping software. You can set up a free account and keep up to three mind maps. What I’m about to explain only takes one. … [continued]

Tracfone SIM: International Travelers

by JL Beeken on 5-16-2012

TracfoneTracfone is a pay-and-talk service that works in the U.S. only. It’s illegal to try to make it work anywhere else. … [continued]

Skype Audio Recording

by JL Beeken on 4-17-2012

I used to use a special wire attached to my land-line for recording phone conversations. Now that Skype is my regular phone I’m interested in the possibilities for audio recording with Skype. It’s not included by default. … [continued]

Google Keywords: Roundup 5

by JL Beeken on 4-08-2012

People, people, people. More Google keywords. … [continued]

War on the Inbox (Still)

by JL Beeken on 12-08-2011

I’m still losing the Battle of the Inbox but not without more plans for how to win. Reminds me of that wasp on my side mirror. Who, by the way, came whizzing past my head the other day and it’s seriously winter here. Do they never sleep?

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