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Google Mail, Calendar, Docs – Now work offline

August 31st, 2011 // 5:52 pm @

Google announced on Tuesday Aug 30, that email, calendar and documents will now be available to users even when they don’t have a connection to the Internet. Google used to provide offline functionality through its Gears product, which was discontinued in early 2010. Since that time, users have been left without a solution for those […]

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Huge explosion rocks Oslo

July 22nd, 2011 // 4:09 pm @

The Australian Eye reports a huge explosion, possibly caused by a car bomb, occurred on Friday July 22 near government offices in Oslo. OsloÆs prime ministerÆs office was damaged, yet the prime minister is reported to be safe.

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Indexing problems at Google News?

July 21st, 2011 // 4:13 pm @

It looks like Google News had some indexing problems during the past couple of days. The problems have been fixed, but it might explain why some articles seemed to be missing from Google News.

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Fixing upPrev display of captions

July 14th, 2011 // 3:26 am @

Frustrated by a short code in articles’ excerpts using the upPrev plugin, Erik posts an effective, yet simple solution.

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Final Mission of Space Shuttle off to Flawless Start

July 8th, 2011 // 6:51 pm @

I skipped school to watch the first Space Shuttle take off. A skipped school again for the second mission, and repeated my truancy for years after that to watch each lift off. I froze at home when Challenger was lost in 1986 – when I thought the whole program would be shelved as a result […]

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Letterpress printing on iPad

July 8th, 2011 // 3:23 pm @

I came across a new iPad app called letterMpress – the one sentence description: it is a Letterpress on your iPad. State of the art for 500 years A Letterpress printing is a an early form of mass printing developed in the 1400Æs by Johannes Gutenberg. A Letterpress uses raised letters that are arranged in […]

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If you view the Earth from far enough away can you observe its past?

July 6th, 2011 // 8:46 pm @

This is a wonderful question posted on physics.stackexchange.com, question and answer site for students, researchers, and academics of physics: From my understanding of light, you are always looking into the past based on how much time it takes the light to reach you from what you are observing. For example when you see a star […]

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Are Amazon Reviews Corrupt?

July 4th, 2011 // 5:10 pm @

PCMag.com released an article called Are Amazon Reviews Corrupt? The article’s two sentence summary (from the article itself): A study has shed some light on the objectivity Amazon’s customer review process. You should be aware of a few things. The article discusses how reviewers might get the things they review for free, so the article […]

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Looking For New Contract

June 30th, 2011 // 4:37 pm @

My client decided to take another direction with their projects, which leaves me available for an extended vacation or a new contract. Time off is nice, but I enjoy working – especially with BizTalk Server 2010, SSIS 2008, C#, and other technologies. A proven technical background in Microsoft and other technologies, along with years of […]

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Google Health Ends

June 24th, 2011 // 8:37 pm @

Google announced it is retiring its Google Health service by January 1 2012. Google Health was a service that allowed people to share their health information with healthcare professionals. Citing a lack of impact on users’á day-to-day health experiences and slow adoption among patients, caregivers, and fitness and wellness enthusiasts, Google said its health service […]

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