Category Archives: Reference

You Have Never Seen Anything Like This Before

Those eyes!! It took five years to make the short video after the break. It shows.

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Read Donald Trump’s Financial Statement Filed With Government

Office of Government Ethics. And a PDF can be downloaded there too. A peek (Value is third column, Income is last column): Click = big

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The Best Tweet Ever

Twitter:

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“Whoa. This Is Heavy.”

Einstein’s Theory About Gravitational Waves Was Just Proved Right — Again When the ripples from the collision reach and pass through Earth, they fleetingly distort the shape of the planet and everything on it. That distortion, however, is tiny — … Continue reading

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Reference: Getting Images From The Damn Twitter Gallery View

This works. I followed the steps. Video after the break.

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Video: iPad Mini 4 Extreme PDF Test (Plus Tablet Thoughts)

I had to know. I couldn’t ask anyone else to do it. And I needed to see it all for myself.

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Orison Swett Marden: Pushing To The Front, A Brilliant Chapter

On Twitter, I’m counter-programming the dispiriting Trumpage by posting excerpts from Pushing to the Front, a timeless book by Orison Swett Marden that can be had free at Google Books. (See #PushingToTheFront on Twitter.) One chapter — just over six … Continue reading

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Making A Point Simply

Weekend reading: Insanely Simple: The Obsession That Drives Apple’s Success Highly recommended. Many tales of Steve Jobs and Apple that are instructive. One I want to point out.

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Huawei Mate 9: New Daydream VR Phone

Twitter: It has a 5.9-inch screen at 1920 x 1080. Which makes me wonder just how bad that will be for VR. But @stroughtonsmith says otherwise.

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Paul Léautaud

Paul Léautaud According to Nancy Mitford in The Letters of Nancy Mitford and Evelyn Waugh (p. 251), Leautaud was an eccentric literary critic and diarist who said he loved cats and dogs more than people, lived on nothing but potatoes … Continue reading

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