Tag Archives: geeky

A post only a mother could love.

May 27, 2015

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Speaking of mothers, it was my mom’s birthday yesterday.  It was also my dad’s birthday three days before that, but he doesn’t believe in the internet, and doesn’t want Al Gore to know when his birthday is, so we won’t mention that. Lauren said that I had to write a post, but what she doesn’t know […]

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Google’s menu is adaptive

December 6, 2014

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piecrast

Did you know that if you search for the word “puppies” on Google the second item on the menu is “Images”?* But if you search for “walmart” then the second item on the menu is “Maps”.  If you search for “pie crasts” the second item on the menu is “Shopping”. There are at least five […]

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More From Stat Boy

January 2, 2011

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More From Stat Boy

I’ve done a few other posts on the number of comments that people have made, but it’s been over a year since the last one. Lets see where things stand now. This is not a complete total; just the posts since the last summation (which happened on July 5, 2009)… Position (Change) Comments Name(s) 1 […]

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Oh, how the mighty have fallen.

October 28, 2009

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Oh, how the mighty have fallen.

The scene: Monday night. We are tired. Lloyd is working in front of his giant monitor. Lloyd: “Come read my new rubric for web design class.” (That’s right, we use words like ‘rubric’ around here. We’re Smarty-Smartersons.) Me: “Mm-hmmm. Yes… looks good….” (Counting in my head to seventy-five while staring at the screen and pretending […]

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Oh the ironies

October 21, 2009

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Oh the ironies

This is the email that I sent out this morning before I drove off: The NE Technology Coordinator’s Fall meeting (or as I like to call it, “The day all the computers in Nebraska schools stop working.”) Is happening in Grand Island today. If you need me, that’s where I’ll be. –Lloyd About an hour […]

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What-a-ma-huh?

October 15, 2009

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What-a-ma-huh?

Did anyone notice that for a few hours yesterday we relented in our usual time wasting activities and decided to try our hands at internet dating? Both domain names had expired, and, after we woke up and noticed that the website was gone, it took a little while for all of the name servers to […]

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