Monday, January 26, 2009

SOL002 - Disconnected

Show Notes:

  • Charter Communications Internet has been down since yesterday afternoon. I've tweeted about it and, unlike Comcast Network, Charter Communications doesn't seem to have a Twitter presence. Disappointed.
  • Overall, Charter Communications Internet has performed flawlessly, have had more glitches with cable TV end.
  • Experiencing Net withdrawal???
  • Eye fatigue caused me to get specially tinted lenses for computer use. Also bought new prescription sunglasses that wrap around sides protecting eyes from UV rays.
  • Former Dodger manager Tommy Lasorda's favorite Chinese cuisine haunt.
  • Mom won't leave her house. Senior citizens tend to cocoon as they age.
  • Significance of relationships even business relationships
  • Breathing meditation to reduce anxiety
  • Do you have a back up service for Internet connectivity? Recommendation?

  • Thanks to Kevin Inscoe for explanation of VPN (Virtual Private Network) uses and implementation. Read his excellent article!

Saturday, January 10, 2009

SOL001 - Life Streaming & Community

Show Notes:

  • Huge hug and thanks to Brian (AKA Trucker Llew) for his invaluable help in using
  • for hosting and/or sharing files
  • Snowball Mic by Blue
  • Audacity is free software I use for recording and editing
  • Social Networking sites: Brightkite and Twitter
  • Summize is a great search site for Twitter topics / user posts. Since work has me on lock down and I can't access Twitter, I use Summize to search my user ID and see if I have comments. In this way I can keep in contact with folks.
  • Bulletin Board System (BBSs) of the 80s and 90s and community
  • Irfanview is a free small file size app for resizing photos
  • Randy defaced my avatar!