Monthly Archives: April 2015

Tech Tab Sweep

It’s time to upgrade your Ubuntu machines. 8 things to do after installing Ubuntu 15.04. One of the items is to add a tweak tool, which reminded me of Unsettings. I’m working on a similar list for Windows, except (a) … Continue reading

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Code from MSFT Visual Studio

A standalone programmer’s editor from Microsoft. And it’s cross-platform. And apparently it’s built on Google Chrome.

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Electricity for Africa: if it’s a moral imperative, must it be green?

In Electricity for Africa, Matt Ridley quotes a UN official who says, despite the troubles in Libya and the Sahel that make the news, the long-term problems are concentrated in Subsaharan Africa: Just to get sub-Saharan electricity consumption up to … Continue reading

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The School Bus

This stinks: Bus Driver to Eight-Year-Old: It’s Too Dangerous to Read While You Ride. I used to read on the bus. One day I was being picked on, so I hit the @$$#073 who was bothering me with my algebra … Continue reading

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Podcast Publication Date

A couple of weeks (months?) ago, my podcast feed quit including a publication date, and I couldn’t figure it until just the other day. The problem was that my publication tags looked like this: <pubDate>Sun, 05 Apr 2015 19:18:25 AKDT</pubDate> … Continue reading

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