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Charlie Kravetz (charlie-tca)
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Lives in Idaho Falls, Idaho
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All they need to do is listen to the patients. Those of us with chronic pain can tell them these things, but they don't listen to us.
Opioids are used to treat and offer relief from chronic pain. However, new research suggests that opioid treatments among lab rats may actually worsen chronic pain.
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LJ Cohen is joining us today with her novel Dreadnought and Shuttle. Here’s the publisher’s description: When a reckless young computer programmer resurrects the damaged AI on a long dormant freighter, she and her accidental crew expose explosive secrets…
LJ Cohen is joining us today with her novel Dreadnought and Shuttle. Here’s the publisher’s description: When a reckless young computer programmer resurrects the damaged AI on a long dormant freighter, she and her accidental crew expose explosive secrets from a war they were taught ended decades ago. Welcome to the universe of Halcyone Space. Charged …
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This is good for all of us Linux users.
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Psst! Look what just went up on Amazon! Don't tell anyone.*







*Please tell anyone you think would be interested in a quirky contemporary urban fantasy with touches of technothriller, set in Auckland, New Zealand.
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Another distro for me to try.
 
oCinnimonu
We decided to take the Arch Linux based distribution Antergos out for a test drive. Here's how it handled, out in traffic and on the track.
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I do subscribe. It's worth it, and they really are not too often.
 
Just a reminder:

If you subscribe to my (occasional) email newsletter*, not only will you get STRANGER WORLDS THAN THESE (a collection of my short stories) free, but if you subscribe in the next 3 days, you'll get a copy of A SOLDIER'S HONOR - a Halcyone Space prequel story - in the upcoming June 1st edition. 

DREADNOUGHT AND SHUTTLE, book 3 of Halcyone Space, goes live Wednesday, as well.

(*it's a double opt-in process, I won't share your email with anyone, and you can unsubscribe at any time.)
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Are open source alternatives to AutoCAD a good fit for your needs? Read about several options and decide for yourself.
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Would I be allowed to rent without a Facebook account?
Salt Lake City apartment complex threatens tenants with eviction if they don't "Friend" the building
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If you're a fan of paperbacks, the North American mass market paperback edition of The End of All Things is out today, available at your favorite bookstore, and ready to be taken home by you. Enjoy!
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"Trump just lost every single middle-class voter in the country after making this one comment. He just admitted his tax plan is a fraud."
Donald Trump released a very detailed tax plan back in September of 2015 (perhaps the only comprehensive plan he has to date on any policy issue) that claims to provide “major tax relief for …
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This is very good.
 
How I used a Raspberry Pi to connect with my grandkids
https://opensource.com/life/16/5/how-i-used-raspberry-pi-connect-my-grandkids

How to set up the Raspberry Pi for a project day with kids.
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Also included: Google in a TKO over Oracle, four distro releases and Microsoft’s latest trick to force Windows 10 upgrades. FOSS Week in Review Today I’m finally old enough to officially take my seat on the council of the elders and let taxpayers pick up…
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Work
Occupation
Currently retired, I sometimes help with Linux operating systems
Skills
I can do anything I choose to work at
Employment
  • Book reviewer, Accessibility Protagonist, Linux Advocate
    when I choose to work, 2003 - present
  • Journeyman Plumber, 1994 - 1999
  • United States Air Force
    Enlisted, 1972 - 1992
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Map of the places this user has livedMap of the places this user has livedMap of the places this user has lived
Currently
Idaho Falls, Idaho
Previously
Bessemer, Michigan - Boise, Idaho - South Korea
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Tagline
Never let anyone steal your DREAM.
Introduction
I am Charlie Kravetz, formerly of Bessemer, Michigan. I am living in Idaho, in the northwest United States. I am a computer geek, who enjoys helping others.

Please visit http://keepingdreams.com to read my entire profile.
Bragging rights
Survive 18 months as Xubuntu Project Lead, to gain some experience in Open Source and Free Software. Advocate for linux, accessibility, and reading.
Education
  • School of Experience
    Linux, Accessibility, Self-help, 1972 - present
    How to use and promote linux, public-domain, and non-proprietary software. Accessibility in computing and in life. Self-help books, dreams, wishes, and life in general. A never-ending school of learning new things. I try to learn something new every single day.
  • A.D. Johnston H.S.
    General, 1969 - 1972
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Male
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