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Jared Morgan (jaredmorgs)
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This doesn't work so great on tablets, unless you use a keyboard. But it is a heck of a lot of fun when you do.
Remember the Spirograph 'toy' from way back when?  Remember painstakingly creating a pattern only for a cog to slip when you were nearly done, leaving a pen-trail of doom across your otherwise immaculate art work?  Well now you can relive the good bit without the bad bit all using JavaScript!
A digital replica of the classic Spirograph toy. Written in TypeScript, using D3.js.
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GitLab apparently offers unlimited private repos. This may interest some folks...
Wow, I'm surprised I hadn't heard about +GitLab​ before. It has a very nice UI.
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*A*dult *F*an *O*f *L*ego
Happy Anniversary to AFOLs everywhere!

The term AFOL, or Adult Fan of LEGO®, was first used in August 1995 by an adult LEGO user online. Today there are hundreds of thousands of self-proclaimed AFOLs! To learn more about the AFOL community, visit

Photo credit to AFOL Chris McVeigh
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The micro-70s-spaceship in this shot is adorable.
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Devs wanted!
Any talented Android developers interested in contributing to Cabinet? I don't have enough time to keep up with the issue tracker (, so it'd help if another person (or people) could help.

There's no pay, obviously, but you'd get your name listed as a contributor in the app and Play Store description. There wouldn't be any contracts or anything, but you'd have to promise not to share the code with others.
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Get all private with Win10.
I don't use Windows 10 but this looks like a useful resource for anyone who does.
If you're an Windows user and you're using the default settings, each time you start typing in search box in taskbar (to open an application or search for a file on your computer), your local search terms and location are sent to Microsoft, some of which advertise to you.
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Maybe dumping the +Asciidoctor​ output into this container would get around the formatting issues.
Page Restrictions · Working with Links · Working with Anchors · Working with Tables · Using Autocomplete · Working with Page Layouts and Columns and Sections · Creating Beautiful and Dynamic Pages · Working with Templates · Creating a Template · Creating a Page using a Template ...
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Native Asciidoc Support in +Atlassian Confluence
I'm starting at the ground floor trying to convince Atlassian that AsciiDoc using +Asciidoctor​ in all parts of the Atlassian stack would be a beneficial thing for them to work on.

It's getting to the point that I might need to abandon my AsciiDoc workflow I'm experimenting with if AsciiDoctor support/rendering in Confluence Pages doesn't improve.

I've tried but it doesn't seem to be compatible yet with HTTPS (bug raised, and docs PR created, of course).

And dumping in HTML from Asciidoctor into the code view of the WYSIWYG Confluence editor doesn't really work cleanly because Confluence strips out all the nice Foundation formatting and doesn't display admonitions because they are macros in Confluence.

Really frustrating. But I kind of expected it. 
Feature Summary. Support Asciidoctor-backed AsciiDoc in: the WYSIWYG editor,; through Stash (see; through the API directly. The unicorns and rainbows solution I'm looking for here is to: Write my docs in AsciiDoc; Version Control docs files in Stash ...
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I'm reading that book right now! Blackadder reference on page 3 or 4, they won me :)
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Help/Advice with Hangouts on Air on Android Chrome
Has anyone run a Hangout on Air from Chrome for Android? I'm faced with doing this tomorrow, as I don't have access to a laptop.

Will BT audio be routed to Chrome?

Will switching away from Chrome stop the broadcast?

Will screen timeout / lock stop the broadcast?
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This is a test of Hangouts on Air as an AGM Tool. This session is set to public, to make it easy as possible for interested members to join. 

Note: unless you are invited as a guest you won't be able to speak. Committee members will be invited separately tomorrow, at about 6.55pm. Have hangouts open and ready to receive calls.
This Hangout On Air is hosted by Jared Morgan (jaredmorgs). The live video broadcast will begin soon.
Wed, August 19, 5:00 AM
Hangouts On Air - Broadcast for free

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Hello, Jared?
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  • Milton State School
    Primary School, 1985 - 1991
  • Toowong State High School
    Secondary School, 1992 - 1996
Geek, Technical Writer, Pinball fan, scooter boi, father.
Hi, I'm Jared (or jaredmorgs on most social media and forums I frequent).

Here's what I like, and why I'm using Google+

What I like
  • Learning about Android shenanigans, 
  • Pinball (both IRL and simulated),
  • Scooters, 
  • Beta Testing Android apps, 
  • Contributing to Android App documentation. 
Why I'm using G+
  • Facebook is becoming a freemium network. Promoting your posts for a cost: how about "no thanks".
  • Twitter is good for quick updates, but not for expressing what you really think without committing crimes against grammar.
  • G+ is a "rich experience". 
  • You don't have to beg for access to a person's profile so you can see what they're about.
  • Public posting is the norm, not the exception. 
Bragging rights
Built a Subwoofer Amplifier from Kit
Technical Writer
  • Red Hat
    Technical Writer, 2009 - present
  • Absolute Data Group
    Office Manager, then Technical Writer, 2001 - 2004
  • Intec
    Technical Writer, 2007 - 2009
  • Boeing Australia
    Publishing Systems Operator, and Technical Writer, 2004 - 2007
Basic Information
Apps with Google+ Sign-in
  • Zen Pinball HD
  • Dropchord
  • Brickies
  • Pinball Arcade
  • Raiden Legacy
  • Squadron
  • Zaccaria Pinball
  • SoundCloud
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The Pinball Blahcade Podcast - #19 Pitch Slapped

Like Magic, a new BlahCade podcast is available. Words are spoken, stories are told. Including one about the roided out kangaroo near Jared,

Asciidoctor.js Live Preview

Render AsciiDoc (.ad, .adoc, .asc, .asciidoc) as HTML inside Chrome!

AZ Screen Recorder - No Root – Apps para Android no Google Play

Featured on Google Play Home Page, Android Police, Yahoo News, CNET, Android Central, Droid-Life and more.AZ Screen Recorder is the best app

Enhancing HubPress Documentation

It’s The Docs Guy here with some thoughts about the current HubPress Documentation and how it’s delivery and presentation can be improved. T

Speed Up Chrome for Android with this Settings Tweak

Android: Chrome is one of our favorite Android browsers, but it can be a little sluggish sometimes. This settings tweak, thanks to Redditor

asciidoctor/asciidoclet · GitHub

asciidoclet - A Javadoc Doclet based on Asciidoctor that lets you write Javadoc in the AsciiDoc syntax.

Crocodile Chop

Please glisten to MOUTH SILENCE

Breaking into the Industry: Tim Kitzrow - IGN

You don't know who Tim Kitzerow is, but chances are you've heard his…

Benchmark study on XML editors

We are conducting a benchmark study on (XML) editors. In our study we include XML editors, DITA editors and more conventional editors like W

Sinkhole causes traffic chaos on Lytton Road

A burst water main is creating traffic chaos for morning commuters in Brisbane's east.

The Musings of Jared Morgan (jaredmorgs)

for Android, Pinball, and other interesting topics.

Turning a Shield Tablet US Version into a Rest of World Version – Jared ...

My personal website, where I share things about Android, Technology, Pinball, or anything else that takes my fancy. Come along for the ride!

Jekyll and Hyde (The Old Blogs) – Jared "jaredmorgs" Morgan's Blog – ......

...where I share things about Android, Technology, and Pinball, or anything else that takes my fancy. Come along for the ride!

Was isolated from 1999 to 2006 with a 486. Built my own late 80s Operati...

EDIT EDIT: I didn't expect this to get so widely recognized, but I'd like to also clarify a few things: First up, as many have pointed out,

15 rules for communicating at GitHub » Ben Balter

Asynchronous communication through high-fidelity mediums like issues and chat eliminate the endemic 'you had to be there' aspect of most cor

Public - 4 months ago
reviewed 4 months ago
Has earplugs. Not well featured on Google Now searches.
Public - 4 months ago
reviewed 4 months ago
I'm a pretty regular visitor to Blue Infusion. Namely because this cafe really caters well for family outings. We treat our kids to a babycino (free) and a small treat (usually under $1) from the cake cabinet. The cakes are all baked on premise, and they have a distinctly English theme. Cakes like the Almond and Rhubarb Bakewell Tart are a highlight for me. You can get a cake and coffee deal for about $6.50 at the time of writing this review. Great for groups of people, individuals wanting a great coffee fix in North Lakes without the crowds of Westfield, and parents wanting to feel normal and go out for an outing.
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Public - 10 months ago
reviewed 10 months ago
Good for most things, but if you need Cold and Flu "old formula" you need to get a script and they will order it in next day.
Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago
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I took my wifes' rings to Gold River to get them Rhodium Plated again after a long, hard married life on her finger. I have to say they look jeweler shop new after getting them done. I was told that some jewelers in North Lakes only immerse the rings for 10 seconds in the solution (and charge around $130 for the privilege) :(. These guys immerse the rings for 3 minutes. At the standard rate of $65/ring, this is *fantastic* value. We did have an issue with a slipped stone from the ring when we got it home, but this was quickly rectified by the jeweler for free when we informed them. The jeweler also puts the ring through the ultrasonic machine before the plating process, which is what caused the stone to dislodge. When I returned, the on-site jeweler did a check of the entire setting and did notice a few other stones that were loose. I wonder if this check was done on the other rings we got re-plated as well? I would have thought the setting would have been checked either post-ultrasonic treatment, or before putting them through the machine. Maybe change this part of the process to ensure this doesn't happen to other customers.
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Public - 8 months ago
reviewed 8 months ago
Stocks pseudoephedrine products like cold and flu tabs. You need to go in person with photo ID and request the product.
Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago
Do not pass Taylor Street Coffee Shop without trying the Taylor Street Hash. Sweet mother of FSM, this stuff is an addiction I won't be able to get out of my head for a while. The queue can sometimes be a bit long, but if you decide to wait in a queue of 5 diners, you should be able to get a seat in about 10 mintues. Food is reasonably priced, and service is super fast.
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reviewed a year ago