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Scanning and OCR on OS X

I’ve had a mac computer for over a year, now. However, for all this time, whenever I needed to scan and OCR something, I’ve been using a back-up Windows laptop. Mostly, this was because I didn’t have any OCR software … Continue reading

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Abandonware: Searchy

Hey, guess what? I’ve got nothing at all going on today, I’m working on a small project to be announced in the next one or two days, and I haven’t yet managed to finish the first book I intend to … Continue reading

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finally purchased Mac Journal

After having some formatting issues with the entry I posted this morning, I finally got sick and tired of writing in my browser, and purchased Mac Journal. Hopefully, that marks the end of this nonsense. No, this entry doesn’t have … Continue reading

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Online Chatting: The Anti-Communication Tool

I have been contacted by far, far too many online morons who have nothing to say, and can’t even manage to communicate that nothing clearly. I am grumpy. If you’re reading this, your not one of them. But still. Online … Continue reading

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Salt: Take it Away, They won’t even Notice.

The following is a slightly refactored version of an article I wrote a while ago, and did nothing with. The information is, however, still current. Canada has become a nation of salt fiends, and it’s not even our fault. According … Continue reading

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Playing With The Blog Again

Hey, guess what? I’ve been playing with the weblog again! Just off of yesterday afternoon’s high of making a new page for the Christmas letters, I decided to completely change my blogs layout. Just six months after the last layout. … Continue reading

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Listen to last.fm on your Nokia N82

A little while ago, I covered how to get Foobar to play nice with XM and last.fm. Unfortunately, XM still isn’t available for the Nokia N82 smartphone. However, last.fm is, thanks to a client called Mobbler. All you need to … Continue reading

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Making Foobar2000 Social

If you’re a user of foobar2000, the player now has all the components you need to enjoy the online music revolution, right from your media player! With just four downloads, you can add last.fm support and XM Radio to foobar. … Continue reading

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Thoughts On Creative Writing Courses

For reasons I don’t exactly understand, someone sent me an email today asking for my opinion on two different creative writing courses. I’m not a fiction writer…yet, and I’ve never taken any creative writing courses other than Writer’s Craft in … Continue reading

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Abandonware: JFW Hangman 2.0

If Sean can post all of his abandoned software projects, why can’t I? Anyway, I’m out of entry topics for the moment; I’ve been busy all day, and I just don’t have a darn thing I want to write about. … Continue reading

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