What They Do

Skipping church this morning to listen to the latest Pink Floyd album. Here’s their new song titled “It’s What We Do”. This is the PInk Floyd your momma raised you with!  Reminds me of the era when pot was still illegal in Colorado and Justin Bieber wasn’t busy shaving the hair off his balls, his cat or his tongue.  I can’t keep up anymore. Blame it on the jujujoints and/or my sick mind.

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Endless River

Enjoy,

2014 in Review

The WordPress “Stat-bot” prepared a 2014 annual report for my blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 30,000 times in 2014. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 11 sold-out performances for that many people to see it.

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Apple iPhone 6S Mini Rumors

I might even embrace a smaller form factor than my current 4S, but there are limits to how far the trend could progress.

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At this point it’s only a rumor but just how sweet would it be if Apple decided to keep a four inch screen variant of their popular iPhone in circulation?  I’ve always considered my iPhone 4S to be the epitome of a well designed ergonomic expression in tech and would welcome an upgraded four inch replacement.  The fact that it might hit the market about the time I expect my aging 4S lithium battery to give up the ghost is also a serendipitous thing to behold.  Another of my special blessings.

I’m not a “big screen” hater which is why I own an iPad Mini.  I might even upgrade to a humongous iPad one of these days, but as far as something that primarily functions as a phone I’d prefer to keep the smaller form factor and I’m sure there are more than a few of my fellow iPhone lovers out there who feel the same way as I do.   It’s not like I can read any of my ‘smart’ devices without glasses anyway, so I’m tossing in my two cents for the continuation of an iPhone with a four inch screen.

Enjoy.

Yosemite Junction

One Button Upgrade

Pygmy Tree SlothThere are aging and arthritic tree sloths with quicker reflexes than the memory/processor/hard-drive combo in my MacMini!

In under a minute I will be starting the ugrade process for my MacMini, to move it into Yosemite Valley OSX.  I am nearly completed with the backing up of what is going to get backed up. I am a bit nervous since my barely tolerable MacMini is crippled by whatever minimum RAM memory configuration it came loaded with.  Curiously, I have not “user-servicable” upgraded it.  It also has a mechanical hardrive that probably came out of the Apollo era.  Live-bogging the upgrade after the jump.

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Harmonic Therapy

Bazoo Headphones

Bye Bye Bazoo.  Sorry to have drowned you!

I like to listen to music as a form of harmonic therapy in the best of times and circumstance. I even melded my love of electronics and music into a profession.  Because I’ve got so much of the music in me, music is much more than just a small comfort to me at this particularly stressful time.

“Kick Ass” Coffee

The other night, after a long session of listening to my favorite #timtunes, I managed to set the right earpiece of my aging, yet beloved Bazoo bluetooth headphones into an abandoned cup of coffee sitting next to me here at my workstation.  I didn’t even notice at the time and it spent the night soaking in stagnant coffee. The next morning I unconsciouslyI reached over, picked them up, and placed them on my head before noticing my idiocy.  It’s enough to make an old man fear he might be going crazy. I will refrain from recounting the feeling of placing that dripping, coffee-saturated foam pad on my ear.  I had a pretty good run with my Bazoos.  As audiophile headphones they were just barely adequate, but compared to the limited selection of audiophile bluetooth headphones available three or four years ago when I got them, they were above average.

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