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Transcript of Infographics

I transcribe infographics to text for accessibility. The transcript could be written by the original author, someone who redistributes it, a reader like your or me, or automatically transcribed by an artificially intelligent bot using techniques such as optical character … Continue reading

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how to make a grotto

How to make a grotto Perhaps you are lucky enough to have a natural stone formation that can be used as a grotto. If not, how would you go about constructing one? Here is a checklist on how to make … Continue reading

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Finding rhymes with rhymer and grep

So when a friend asked about rhyming with taxing, I thought of a couple words, and the two other things I resort to when I cannot think of a rhyme. 1. Rhymer.com — I used to use it much more … Continue reading

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Happy February

Rabbit! Rabbit!! Rabbit!!! Whether January seemed to flash by like a jackrabbit or crawled slowly like a reluctant groundhog from its winter burrow, I hope that February is a rewarding and healthful month for you and yours. Best wishes in … Continue reading

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Happy New Year 2018

Happy 2458119.5 ≤ t < 2458484.5!!! (i.e. Happy New Year 2018! (for the Gregorians)) With hopes that you have a healthful, happy, prosperous, productive, plentiful, bountiful, blessed, splendiferous, scrumdidliumptuous, super spectacular next orbit (year) ahead! (NB: See http://www.nr.com/julian.html for a … Continue reading

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irresistible

“Only that which does not teach, which does not cry out, which does not condescend, which does not explain, is irresistible.” — W. B. Yeats

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poetic programming

“The programmer, like the poet, works only slightly removed from pure thought-stuff. He builds his castles in the air, from air, creating by exertion of the imagination. Few media of creation are so flexible, so easy to polish and rework, … Continue reading

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