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Miscellany

10 Things Google Knows to Be True. Educators have a name for question stems. I never knew what they were called. The IRS caves in a bogus forfeiture case. That whole concept is (literally) medieval and needs to be found … Continue reading

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Tech Links

LinuxUser (UK): Create a NAS box from spare parts. Ars: Intel’s Broadwell mini-PC. I love the form factor. But then, I’ve owned three Mac Minis. I keep thinking I should learn the R language. Of course, I used to think … Continue reading

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Sync iOS Calendar with Multiple Google Apps Calendars

In a previous posting, I said I had problems connecting with more than one Google calendar per Google app. I assumed that was a misfeature of the syncing capability of the iOS calendar apps. But I was wrong. The problem … Continue reading

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Mountain Lion

So I looked at the list of 200 new features in Mountain Lion and … meh. If there’s a company in the world that they didn’t pick in preference to Google, though, I couldn’t figure out what it is. I … Continue reading

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Pivot Tables in Google Docs

This is amazing. I used to use Pivot Tables on a daily basis, but the last two versions of Excel have made them inexplicable to me. These days, if I need a Pivot Table, I save the spreadsheet table as … Continue reading

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Google Docs Now Includes Drawings

This is pretty neat: Google Docs, which I’ve mentioned here before and increasingly trust, now features a drawing app. It seems to be pretty full-featured, although it doesn’t seem to have scaling and measurements. By full-featured, I mean, compared with … Continue reading

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Google Docs on Mobile Devices

This is cool: you can now edit your Google docs on your mobile devices. I’ve become quite the fan of Google Docs. That whole cloud thing beats emailing a spreadsheet back and forth between me, the church secretary, and the … Continue reading

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Google Refine

A while ago, Google bought the company that made Freebase, a tool for making sense of messy data. Earlier this week, they released a 2.0 version of that software, now renamed Google Refine. Watch the videos to see what that … Continue reading

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