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Human brain tapeworm case evolution over years.
An extremely rare species. Amazing MRI images.
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6 hours ago by jgordon
Backup is an unsolved problem: Time Capsule one of 3 recent failed backups systems.
I'm going to start wiping Time Capsule q6m and doing fresh backups.
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6 hours ago by jgordon
Samsung SSD 840 EVO slow read bug: information on fix for Mac users.
Thank you Conrad! SSD tech is less mature than I'd thought.
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6 hours ago by jgordon
Charlie Stross takes a holiday to L5.
Only old people see the panopticon.
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14 hours ago by jgordon
Offshoring, immigration and wages.
Good for the 0.1%, not so good for 80%.
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yesterday by jgordon
Why are there so many external stairs in Montreal?
Awful in winter, strictly for strong, fascinating origins.
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yesterday by jgordon
Guanfacine ADHD study terminated due to sleep disruption.
First sign of worrisome side to popular ADHD drug. There is always something.
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yesterday by jgordon
Extend key fob range with aqeuous antenna: your brain.
Sometimes I do wonder about my phone-brain.
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yesterday by jgordon
If you have a special needs / difficult child you really should read my blog archives.
Browsing some back articles - I wrote a LOT of good material over past decade. Largely unread. The "explosive child" tag is particularly good.
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yesterday by jgordon
Guanfacine (Tenex, popular ADHD med) and working memory (2011)
There have been a few followup studies, but not a lot.
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yesterday by jgordon
ADHD, CDD, and Related Conditions: what I thought of them in 2008 (and, mostly, now)
One of the last old-style web pages I ever did. Written based on personal parenting experience. Still seems true to me.
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yesterday by jgordon
Advice for Thanksgiving gatherings: "Say you’re sorry when you’re not sorry."
Even if they know you're lying, if done right they know you're genuinely faking -- and that's often enough.
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yesterday by jgordon
Extensive review of darknet commerce: funded by boys and identity theft.
Rather like 1974 comic book ads. They had "reviews" too.
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yesterday by jgordon
University cost evolution enters new era.
Sooner or later there is a reckoning.
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yesterday by jgordon
Urban demographics and segregation
Asian < Euro < Hispanic < African < Black.
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yesterday by jgordon
Another Benghazi investigation concludes no intelligence failure.
Next one will find Saddam's WMDs were hidden in embassy.
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2 days ago by jgordon
Samsung SSD 840 EVO Performance Restoration: firmware and tool.
Bootable DOS version for Mac. Updates firmware, then recalibrates. Two different backups recommended BEFORE try this.
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2 days ago by jgordon
diglloydTools - recondition SSD details.
My head hurts. 2014 SSDs remind me of 1987 hard drives.
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2 days ago by jgordon
GOP declines impeachment trap?
Not Gingrich's GOP; establishment firmly in control.
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2 days ago by jgordon
Lost. A miscarriage.
Many families quietly carry this loss. Not forgotten.
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2 days ago by jgordon
Subscription to Facebook calendar now possible, including Google Calendar.
Wanted this for years. At least 4 m old. Facebook feature tracking aggravation.
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2 days ago by jgordon
Deflation drives Europe towards desperate measures.
Wonder if deflation is trap caused by all growth going to 0.1%.
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2 days ago by jgordon
Contributor micro-funding site already oversubscribed.
I'm wailisted. Let's see if requires G+. "An experiment", so not commitment.
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2 days ago by jgordon
Google creates micro-funding for content: Contributor.
I applaud and will donate, but I fear lack of commitment.
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2 days ago by jgordon
Dear Wisconsin: Minnesota Wants a Divorce.
"Let's not make this harder than it has to be. It's not me. It's you."
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3 days ago by jgordon
Wirecutter: tire pump, patch kit, levers and patch stuff.
But not multi-tools. The pump review is best part.
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3 days ago by jgordon
Nick Heer on WatchKit
I read it as struggling to stay positive. This is not iPhone 1. This is iPhone 0.1.
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3 days ago by jgordon
Bezos ties Fire to WaPo and vice-versa.
Remember: Kindle hardware cannot render EPUB and Kindle DRMd books only readable on Amazon apps/hardware.
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3 days ago by jgordon
US recapitulating 1850s: GOP south.
Sorting into an old and very unhappy pattern.
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3 days ago by jgordon
Dogs rule media.
"well-known fact that cats are worse animals than dogs."
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4 days ago by jgordon
Eco-medicine: using symbiotic viruses to restore health
Animal studies so far, but someday there will be medical specialty in managing the human ecosystem.
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4 days ago by jgordon
TNC on Cosby and rape.
Not a man who deserves an audience.
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4 days ago by jgordon
History of web comments: Slashdot commentary was good once.
In 2009 it was awful, but apparently it was good years before that...
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4 days ago by jgordon
WeMail, IBM Verse and other email alternatives.
I want to be able to edit damned subject line. Outlook 97 got that.
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4 days ago by jgordon
Style guide: current fashion says Black.
Sure, but do euros want White, white, euro or Irish?
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4 days ago by jgordon
Novel placebo test for exercise and cognition.
Exercise passed, as animal studies suggest.
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4 days ago by jgordon
Twin Cities best place for young: income/cost-of-living.
Salt Lake City is warmer though. (I like MSP, live here).
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4 days ago by jgordon
Pregnant Canadians probably cannot travel in the US.
I suspect travel insurance won't cover US costs for preterm labor.
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4 days ago by jgordon
BazQux Feed Reader: $20/year, Drang likes it, interesting features.
Can follow G+ activity too. 30 day free trial. 1 person project.
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4 days ago by jgordon
Stringer - self-hosted RSS Reader.
Dreamhost should add this to their 1 click install.
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4 days ago by jgordon
Drang on state of RSS is also great intro on how it works.
I think Winer didn't like concept of post updates. Wanted a static object.
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4 days ago by jgordon
South Pole Ice Tunnels in Antarctica.
Legacy of mysterious sturgeon worshipping religion.
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4 days ago by jgordon
Settings to influence your Google ads
via FMH. Maybe I can get better ads this way.
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4 days ago by jgordon
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