Meandering Out Loud

Don Thorp’s Musing, Muttering, and Mischief Along a Random Path

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Mistified

A little travel tale for my trip to San Jose yesterday, April 6th. On the Austin to San Jose leg, a guy who looked more sleep deprived than I felt, plopped down in the seat next to me with blanket in hand. He was quiet and immediately fell asleep. A bit later, as they [...]

Howto: Get More Tweets Per Hour in Tweetdeck

I attended the #dfwtweetup, sponsored by Travelocity and Travel Studios, at Tastings in Grapevine, TX this evening and had the good luck to learn a new hack. While sitting around talking about twitter search, Matthew J Stevens aka @GadgetVirtuoso mentioned a technique he uses to effectively get more tweets per hour in Tweetdeck. The API Settings [...]

Howto: Syncing TweetDeck Between Multiple Installs on OS X using DropBox

A big thanks to Christian Mohn aka h0bbel for his article on syncing TweetDeck between multiple Windows installations. It quickly pointed me in the right direction on OS X. In many ways, it’s much easier on OS X because it has soft links as part of its Unix heritage. Since I no longer use Windows [...]

Dell to Expand Recycling Efforts

Dell is expanding its recycling efforts by adding six additional states to its drop off at GoodWill program and an online exchange program. Reconnectpartnership.com has a list of dropoff locations. More information is available in Dell to Pay a post by Jonathan Hiskes.

Free Audiobook: The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

As a long time Audible listener, I’m always looking to add new books to my library. Occasionally, Audible has a promotion and gives away a free book to existing members as well as non-members. While catching up on This Week In Tech podcasts, I heard that Audible.com in conjunction with TWIT.tv is giving away Steven [...]