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"sucking at the cloud runs deep in Apple’s DNA."
Did better in 80s. Funny MobileMe closed just as it started working.
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7 hours ago by jgordon
iTunes sync problem: Internet Audio Stream, the Duplicate tune bug and Playlist Video
Forget fixing the bugs Apple, just log the damned errors to Console.
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yesterday by jgordon
Bitcasa - again with the bubblicious stupid startup syndrome.
Money falls on people who then waste it. They never had a clue.
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yesterday by jgordon
JPEG Image Compression: we still do this in 2014.
JPEG2000 was, you know, 14 y ago. 10 yrs ago MSFT did a different standard. Lessons?
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yesterday by jgordon
Wisconsin voters welcome new poverty.
I assume they must. They reelected Walker.
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yesterday by jgordon
Charlie Brooker welcomed the Season.
A very fine rant that hits all the bases.
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yesterday by jgordon
Gabby Giffords completes 11-mile bike ride.
Recumbent trike, she has one good leg. Go Gabby.
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yesterday by jgordon
If GOP wanted immigration reform they'd legislate.
"Nice-Mean Fallacy" - love it. Also, Al Gore did not create GOP's (former) denial of climate change by hurting feelings.
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yesterday by jgordon
iCloud Drive Splitting Folders
Next: iCloud Drive induces global economic collapse.
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yesterday by jgordon
Kindle Family Library is a real mess.
Amazon seems to be flailing a bit.
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yesterday by jgordon
Holiday Gift Guide: What to Buy a Boomer.
Ugh. I recommend nice socks or bake a pie.
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yesterday by jgordon
The top 400 households got 16 percent of all capital gains in 2010.
Market volatility drives wealth to wealthy - because they can buy/hold during long recession.
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yesterday by jgordon
The domestication of humanity.
Old idea and broadly accepted. Males mostly I suspect.
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yesterday by jgordon
Take Control Of OS X Server Book
If I buy server I'll buy this.
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2 days ago by jgordon
Marc Dutroux - 1996 - monster.
"more than a third of Belgians with the surname "Dutroux" applied to have their name changed"
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2 days ago by jgordon
Guesses as to how ASP model will change jobs.
ASP is old name for the Cloud Computing aspect discussed here. In 1960s was terminals. Not predictable..
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2 days ago by jgordon
Benign positional vertigo ... "can sometimes occur following a bout of viral Labyrinthitis"
There seems to be no published research, but this is "known" to ENT docs. Suspect this is a major cause BPV that we're missing.
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2 days ago by jgordon
TNC drubs Giuliani with pure satire.
More entertaining than a direct assault.
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2 days ago by jgordon
Gassée vengeance upon Christensen.
CC was best of a flawed group who live on vanity of CEOs.
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2 days ago by jgordon
Human brain tapeworm case evolution over years.
An extremely rare species. Amazing MRI images.
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3 days 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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3 days 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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3 days ago by jgordon
Charlie Stross takes a holiday to L5.
Only old people see the panopticon.
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3 days ago by jgordon
Offshoring, immigration and wages.
Good for the 0.1%, not so good for 80%.
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4 days ago by jgordon
Why are there so many external stairs in Montreal?
Awful in winter, strictly for strong, fascinating origins.
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4 days ago 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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4 days ago 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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4 days ago 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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4 days ago 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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4 days ago 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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4 days ago 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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4 days ago by jgordon
University cost evolution enters new era.
Sooner or later there is a reckoning.
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4 days ago by jgordon
Urban demographics and segregation
Asian < Euro < Hispanic < African < Black.
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4 days ago by jgordon
Another Benghazi investigation concludes no intelligence failure.
Next one will find Saddam's WMDs were hidden in embassy.
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5 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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5 days ago by jgordon
diglloydTools - recondition SSD details.
My head hurts. 2014 SSDs remind me of 1987 hard drives.
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5 days ago by jgordon
GOP declines impeachment trap?
Not Gingrich's GOP; establishment firmly in control.
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5 days ago by jgordon
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