Meandering Out Loud

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

Archive for February, 2009

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 [...]

Food: Piggies In and On A Blanket

Today I attempted to make piggies in a blanket. The recipe is simple. 1 or more tubes of biscuits 1 little smokie per biscuit Use cooking times and temperature from biscuit packaging. Lightly grease a cookie sheet. Using one sausage per biscuit, wrap the smokie snuggly with a biscuit and place on the cookie sheet. Apparently, I failed the [...]