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Status Update: Ubuntu is Now my Friend Again

I whacked Windows 7 on The Son’s old laptop (circa 2012ish) The Dell laptop gifted to me by Eric finally died a tired, old death last year and I’ve been rummaging around the house for another functional portable now that mom is in the hospital. I stumbled across this one in a bag in The …

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OHM Podcast

Insanity Personified

There was a time in history when I was a devoted Dilbert follower. The Wife had just gotten a job at a local computer manufacturer, trapped in a cube farm, and Dilbert documented the problems of corporate workers trapped in cube farms everywhere. Working in an architecture firm that employed more than a few draftsman …

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OHM Podcast Politics

Catastrophic Historical Moment

“I thought and still do think that we are in a catastrophic historical moment.” – Bob Garfield On the Media, 12 Months Later: Brooke and Bob on Covering Trump, November 7, 2017 It’s now a year since Election Day 2016, and a year since we gathered in our office the day after Election Day to …

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Humor Politics

DST-CST? Why?

“I don’t really care how time is reckoned so long as there is some agreement about it, but I object to being told that I am saving daylight when my reason tells me that I am doing nothing of the kind. I even object to the implication that I am wasting something valuable if I …

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