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Hire a better lawyer than the other guy

I heard about this case a week or so ago, where a woman is being sued by the rental company that manages the apartment she used to live in, because she tweeted that there was mold in the place and they didn’t seem to be doing anything about it. In a perfect world, she would […]

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*tap*tap* Hello? Is this thing on?

Just wondering if anyone’s out there. Since Ynnej has moved to a farm and Olya is in the outback, I expected to hear less from my readers, but it’s been so quiet around here for so many months, I’m wondering if this here journal has any readers left at all. I haven’t heard from readers […]

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Thursday Top 5

45 Beautiful Motion Blur Photos [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iPelkGNjY5c] As if being a sports mascot wasn’t bad enough History of the browser user-agent stringAaron Andersen explains one of the many reasons why web developers get grumpy. Blogging from 25,000 feetVirgin introduces in-flight Wifi. Holy zeppelin!Airship Ventures offers rides over the Bay Area in a real zeppelin, taking off […]

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Thursday Top 5

The sinister 4 a.m. conspiracy: Uncovered! http://static.videoegg.com/ted/flash/loader.swf Google ChromeComics artist Scott McCloud helps the Google team de-tech-ify the company’s open source browser project.www.google.com/googlebooks/chrome FuturamaMath.comDr. Sarah J. Greenwald teaches math at NC’s Appalachian State University, and gives the couch potatoes-cum-mathletes a few things to ponder.www.FuturamaMath.com Yay! shaBangs are finally here!www.youtube.com/watch?v=BQzZCSs_5Do Get Crafty! Episode 6Scrapblog gets creative […]

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Where have all the citations gone?

Bay Area Action and its later incarnation as Acterra. For a few years I wrote and/or edited weekly email newsletters and action alerts. I started doing this for the Headwaters Forest Project at BAA, then created a weekly EcoCalendar of events all around the Bay Area, and later founded Acterra’s first general email newsletter. During […]

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Thursday Top 5

Google Me, the movieJim Killeen Googled his name and found there were Jim Killeens all around the world. So he traveled to meet some of them and made a documentary. http://www.cnet.com/av/video/flv/newPlayers/universal.swf Grabb.itA group music blog anyone can contribute to.grabb.it I want to see that!Every Monday, Ben and Katie review all the new movies. Even if […]

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How to merge Blogger accounts

I actually have six Blogger blogs, and until today they were spread across two separate Blogger accounts. But I finally tracked down a way to merge accounts. Well, actually it’s not merging, it’s transferring permissions from one to another, but it accomplishes the same thing. Until a few months ago this was not possible, according […]

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Blogger video upload test

Blogger’s added the ability to upload videos. I’m just testing to see how it works, and where the video file lives if you’re hosting on your own domain, like me. http://www.blogger.com/img/videoplayer.swf?videoUrl=http%3A%2F%2Fv12.nonxt7.googlevideo.com%2Fvideoplayback%3Fid%3D054b1506b8417540%26itag%3D5%26begin%3D0%26len%3D86400000%26app%3Dblogger%26et%3Dplay%26el%3DEMBEDDED%26ip%3D0.0.0.0%26ipbits%3D0%26expire%3D1274397343%26sparams%3Did%252Citag%252Cip%252Cipbits%252Cexpire%26signature%3D195CA53D9CF356D1150A46AD326AFF9F058CE7D.2E709F4E79259A173A11ED469FA34EE33C97BEAF%26key%3Dck1&thumbnailUrl=http%3A%2F%2Fvideo.google.com%2FThumbnailServer2%3Fapp%3Dblogger%26contentid%3D54b1506b8417540%26offsetms%3D5000%26itag%3Dw320%26sigh%3DOJ6p8U6208IxDvCmesrYLYiYKhA&messagesUrl=video.google.com%2FFlashUiStrings.xlb%3Fframe%3Dflashstrings%26hl%3Den&nogvlm=1

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Number one on a Google search

A couple years ago I was considering whether to rename this blog. I’m still considering it, but how do you give up being number 7 on a Google search for “splain”? For “espouse” I’ve dropped from 4 to number 16, but I guess that ain’t half bad. I guess. If you’re looking for an espouser. […]

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