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Podcast Expo and Recording Equipment

Podcast Expo and Recording Equipment

Guess what’s coming to town in November? Marantz joins the altoid-box-sized digital recorder lineup with their offering. All the deets here. Also, I’m tickled that Doug Kaye found my recording kit to be the highlight of all the things he saw at Podcast Expo. I’ve learned tons from Doug, and consider him to be one […]

a conversation I just had

Doc M, reading about electronics specials: “8 gigabyte thumb drive. 50 bucks.” Susan: “Wow.” Doc M: “Moore’s law is alive and well.” Susan: “Moore’s law has been lifting weights and is really buff.”

Handy Mail.app knowledge: shift key works wonders

I got caught in a dreaded “application not responding” with Mail.app on Mac OS X. Launching the app with the shift key held down works wonders. Solution found here.

My Family Oral History site make the USNWR cover story Voices of World War II

My Family Oral History site make the USNWR cover story Voices of World War II

Making History: “From World War II soldiers to the survivors of Hurricane Katrina, more people are sharing their own memories to bring the past back to life” The cover story of the September 24 issue of US News and World Report is devoted to Ken Burns’s documentary, The War, and how people are preserving first […]

Butler 2 fire update: Air Tanker crash landed

It sounds worse than it was. Pilot is okay. Plane is okay. Tanker 492 apparently crash landed near Fox Farm Road in Big Bear City at 1:12 PM. The pilot radioed in shortly before the crash landing, stating “just had a engine failure, over the lake, going to put it in the field.”

Face, blog, facebook

Just found out from Beth Kanter that my mug is on a blog called Compassion in Politics. It’s a foto taken by Jill Davis Doughtie on Eye Level Pasadena in her post on the last office hours event, but in the Compassion in Politics post it helps illustrate a post about Facebook. Beth wrote me: […]

best sally field-related headline

They censored her, they really censored her.

More on UCI and Chemerinski: Oh, the irony!

(UPDATED- He got rehired!) Scott Moss argues that in this first big act of firing Chemerinski, UCI Law School broke the law, going against the US and California state constitution. Oh, and if the school can’t get accreditation from the American Bar Association, none of its graduates can take the Bar exam. [via TaxProf blog] […]

Butler 2 Fire update

from Rim of the world.net: This is as of about midnight last night The fire statistics were given: 15,433 acres, 12% containment. When asked about the possibility of additional evacuations for the communities west of and including Green Valley Lake, firefighters stated that at this point there is “minimal threat to Green Valley Lake” and […]

sharing google reader on web

Notes to self link: How to share items in Google Reader.