Tips For Handling Distraction

by JL Beeken on 1-22-2013

On the path to a computer life of reasonable expectations, there will be distractions.

I could make a diary out of successes and failures at handling them but it would be quite long so I’ll cut straight to the tips because I know everyone’s in a hurry. … [continued]

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So, What’s Important?

by JL Beeken on 1-19-2013

I have no delusions about getting to the bottom of my 12 Inboxes. Some of them I will, others I won’t. What’s happening here is a spiral, starting from the top. In other words, it’s a downward spiral. … [continued]

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Reasonable Expectations

by JL Beeken on 1-17-2013

Maybe it’s just me, but …

Since I know a lot of us are post-60 or post-70 or 80 this is an idea for the organization of reasonable expectations for the geriatric crowd, of which I am one. … [continued]


How To Add Keywords | GeoSetter

by JL Beeken on 1-04-2013

This details how to add keywords using GeoSetter but applies to all other types of IPTC tags. … [continued]

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2013 Goals For The New Year

by JL Beeken on 1-01-2013

Of course, my goals for the new year are to reduce stress AND be more productive. In other words, all I have to do is work from morning til night and be totally relaxed at the same time. … [continued]

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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.

… [continued]

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How To Change KeePass Master Password

by JL Beeken on 12-01-2012

Changing the Master Password in KeePass is very simple to do. It’s the password guarding all your other passwords so it’s important to make it a secure one. … [continued]

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nFS: Share Data

by JL Beeken on 11-30-2012

Family Tree is coming, in all its technical glory. They say. I have faith. And then we’ll be able to share our data in a happier way.

I’m smitten and here’s some reasons you should be too. … [continued]

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How To Zip A File

by JL Beeken on 11-30-2012

This demonstrates how to zip and unzip files and folders using either Windows 7 or the free program, 7-Zip. … [continued]

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Change Drive Letter | Windows

by JL Beeken on 11-26-2012

Windows Drive LetterIf you want a letter that doesn’t change every time you plug in your external drive, you may need to assign one. To change or assign a drive letter in Windows, start by plugging in the drive. … [continued]

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