Book Scanner

I’ve been following the DIY Book Scanner project for years. I have many books and magazines I’d like to scan and get rid of. Here is a version much cheaper and simpler to build: http://bit.ly/2mQTH3Q

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London EA

#ServiceNow has released London to early access which means you can now upgrade your personal developer instance! https://bit.ly/london-pdi

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Head on

I have now heard the song “Head On” performed live by both the Pixies and Jesus and Mary Chain. Good times!

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Old Tech

Examining my old CVS camcorder to see if any videos are worth the non-trivial task of preserving. It is 23 minutes of a John Edwards campaign stop from the 2008 presidential primary.

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Nostalgia

There are a small set of people who remember the significance of this container. I am celebrating it with this photo and then tossing it in the trash. Many items are getting this treatment this weekend.

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Earworm

The music stuck in my head today is the theme that plays in the Lego Marvel game while you skydive from the helicarrier.

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Show Mode

Show mode on my Kindle Fire is interesting, but the very first thing I had to do was turn off the headline stream. I have worked hard to insulate myself from real-time hot take info, I am not letting Amazon break that seal.

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Evil Genius Chronicles Podcast for June 29 2018 – Dealt

In this episode, I play a song by Eleventh Dream Day then discuss being done with things in a deep and profound way.

Here is the direct MP3 download for the Evil Genius Chronicles podcast, June 29 2018

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LCHH for 2018-06-08

Join me @andrewjbarnes and @ctomasi for #LiveCodingHappyHour today as we explore expanding our previous Markdown experiments into versioned and diffable Markdown. Taste the #ServiceNow! #LCHH

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Evil Genius Chronicles Podcast for Jun 3, 2018 – Minor Authority and a Clipboard

In this episode, I play a traditional song of the season by Jonathan Coulton; I discuss the intersection of minor authority and lack of decision making power; I talk about attending Balticon 52, ad hoc family, and how physical space affects the feel of a con; I talk about how the long-standing and normal process of publishing is now completely abhorrent to me.

Here is the direct MP3 download for the Evil Genius Chronicles podcast, June 3 2018

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Wake Words

After reading this Tom King/Mitch Gerads Mr. Miracle series I want to change the wake phrase for all my assistant devices to “Mother Box …”

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