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Experience Skype to the Max with Jim Courtney

It's vuc534, this week with "old timer" Jim Courtney (@jimcanuck)
Join us! http://vuc.Me

 

15 minutes to uninstall Teleport and buy and install Synergy. Synergy is less powerful, but it has one advantage: it works. Teleport stopped working. I should have known better than to allow the upgrade. I tried to go back but couldn't.
I've donated to Teleport, twice I think, so I don't mind paying.

 

30 minutes change battery in a health monitor device, including going to the store for a battery. I learned something, too. The difference between the 2025 and the 2032 (which I had). The last two digits are the thickness in mm, 25 and 32. I had the 32 which wouldn't fit in the watch type device.

 

30 minutes lost: OS X audio input just stopped working
Googling, trying the solutions
Kill coreaudio daemon
Log out and back in
Reboot
Mess with Audio Midi setup
Run Audacity, finally something connected again

iMac OS X Yosemite

 

I Just Want to Make Love to You

Rough take of a tune I want to do.

 

Time Wasted After OS X updates

1 min read

The default input source keyboard is set to USA. 

System Preferences

Keyboard

Input SOurce

French

A few minutes dicking around after ever update on every machine, including signing in to iCloud.

 

30 minutes lost: Teleport has a new version. It tells me so, and I download and install it. Teleport then stops working. Over the past week I have uninstalled and re-installed several versions, done google searches etc and lost a lot of time before re-installing a 2013 version which now works. I have donated once at least, maybe more and I appreciate the effort people make for such projects. Glad it's working now, but the update lost a lot of time with no gain.

 

Replied to a post on erinjo.is :

We're looking forward to your visit, Erin. Hello world: If you're publishing anything on the Internet, you should look at Known, a way to keep a record and control your content while publishing to a growing number of platforms.

 

Terrible Restaurant Customers and the Revenge They So Justly Deserved

I love this site about food and restaurants

 

Known co-founders on VUC

We talk about Known on our Friday tech conference

Location: The Internetz - see http://live.vuc.me

Time:

VUC is a weekly conference that was started 8 years ago and has continued to attract guests in the breaking technologies. We have the best regulars and the best guests on all topics regarding Internet Protocol.

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