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Richard Keggans
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Blogging baby boomer, born in Scotland but living in the USA since the eighties
Blogging baby boomer, born in Scotland but living in the USA since the eighties

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CCleaner Alternative
CCleaner has long been a popular file cleanup utility for personal computers. However, following a couple of security-related incidents since CCleaner maker Piriform was sold to antivirus company Avast , some users have wandered away. While it's true that W...
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Musical Interlude!
I don't know what it is, but I get a kick out of discovering cover bands on YouTube; there's something that just tickles me about the ability of a random group of folks to interpret or even emulate the sounds of an established musical group. The latest one ...
Musical Interlude!
Musical Interlude!
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Trying Hive OS For Mining
Windows 10 is actually a decent OS, except that Microsoft seems to insist upon an approach that must surely alienate a good percentage of its users. I'm referring specifically to configurations and settings that I have made mysteriously being reset during u...
Trying Hive OS For Mining
Trying Hive OS For Mining
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It's (Not) Hilarious!
This does not even rise to the level of a "pet peeve", rather it's just a truism I have observed.  When I see something described as "hilarious" on the Internet, I have learned to avoid it. While the Merriam-Webster definition is "extremely funny ", i nvari...
It's (Not) Hilarious!
It's (Not) Hilarious!
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Microsoft Wants You To Have An Edge
Okay, Microsoft, I get it. 1) you pretty much have a captive audience with Windows users 2) you are really pushing the "software as a service" (SAAS) thing 3) you are using Windows 10 to more blatantly track us and sell us stuff But, please, can you quit ju...
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Be Prepared - Check Yourself
Since we are coming up on the anniversary of 9/11, and we also have a hurricane bearing down on the East coast of the US, you may be more aware of how quickly the status quo can change. In that light, and following up on September being " National Preparedn...
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Winminer v Nicehash vs Honeyminer September 2018
If you are curious about mining cryptocurrency - not sure why you would be, in the current down market - there are at least three very easy-to-use platforms you can try; namely, WinMiner , NiceHash and Honeyminer . These are all free to download and use, an...
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Driving Me To Drink
I drive a fair bit to work and back each day, and almost every day I see something that makes my toes curl. As you know, "familiarity breeds contempt" - but a car is a BIG thing. Even a small car can weigh a couple of tons. They can also move quickly and th...
Driving Me To Drink
Driving Me To Drink
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Columbus is already a bit of a tech hub, so this can't hurt!
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Powerline Ethernet Steps Up To Bat
Wi-Fi is a funny thing - and not funny "haha". We have a small home, a 1200 sq ft ranch with a basement. Our cable Internet service comes into the basement, and the wireless access point (WAP) is down there too. Our home desktop computer is located almost d...
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