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Torben Gundtofte-Bruun
Technology geek, handyman, parent, and all-round nice guy :-)
Technology geek, handyman, parent, and all-round nice guy :-)

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Linux is awesome in the sense that any and all kinds to software you'd ever need, is available for free. It's easy to see why people are so fond of it. Until you need to install new hardware, like a graphics card or, in this case, a TV tuner card. Then…

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Awesome Google doodle
They've really made something great this time. I liked this a lot!

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As it turns out,when you've already been trying to wire your brain to a new layout (Dvorak), it's really difficult to switch to a new-new layout (Colemak). But I found a solution, of course.

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Ticking items off of lists
... seems to happen a lot this month: gifts, special groceries, greeting cards, and so much more. We're not done yet but I'm happy that I've now completed one traditional task: I love to build the greeting card myself!

"Why do parents keep coming back from the baby changing station with the same baby?"

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I came across a handful of short clips where famous actors take the role of nature and give it a voice. Their message is unforgiving, if not downright brutal. They're absolutely worth watching!

OK, here’s a Christmas Challenge: name all 10 of Santa’s Reindeer!

I just came across this, and found it funny enough that I want to share with you - even though the season hasn't really started yet. But you can add it to your list of dad jokes to use this holiday.


Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Vixen, Comet, Cupid, Donner and Blitzen (that’s 8)
... plus Rudolph (makes 9)


Olive the Reindeer!

Don’t remember Olive? Of course you do, sing the song: ”…Olive, the other reindeer, used to laugh and call him names, they never let poor Rudolph join in any Reindeer games.”

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I seem to be fond of brilliant technology that is no longer available. A FingerWorks keyboard is probably another advanced gadget you aren't familiar with. I've sold mine now - this adventure was good as long as it lasted.
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