Category Archives: Resources

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Building a Safer, Healthier World Through Blockchain Domains

Our co-founder Brad Kam shares his Unstoppable story with us this week, including making the switch from politics to tech, living in a horror film-grade hacker house in 2012, and why he believes so strongly in the future of blockchain domains. Brad joined the company in October 2018, shortly after the company was founded in January 2018, and was the first investor in the company. He believes wholly in giving users control of their digital identities, and that by doing so, we’ll ultimately be able to create a safer and healthier world.
Copied from:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=As_YuEQ43L4

Online Study Tool: Diigo

This is one tool that I use that I need to use more. Here is a basic overview of Diigo. A simple highlight of online text can capture it in your account where you can super organize it with tags and outlines.

Awesome cloud-based information management tool that enables users to collect, highlight, access and share a variety of information, on a variety of devices.

Is 12 am Midnight or Noon?

After reading the explanation below, it is now easier to remember which is which. Keeping in mind the meaning of am and pm helps.

Now I basically reason like this: I easily remember 1:00 pm is 1 hour after noon. The 59 minutes before that are after noon as well. Since the majority of time from 12:00 to 1:00 pm is after noon (pm), assign pm to this 12:00.

Here is more detailed information.

AM and PM: What Do They Mean?

  • The abbreviations am and pm derive from Latin:
    • AM = Ante meridiem: Before noon
    • PM = Post meridiem: After noon
  • Midnight and Noon: AM or PM?
  • The main weakness of the 12-hour system is a widespread confusion about which abbreviation should be used for noon and midnight: neither moment can logically be identified as before noon (am) or after noon (pm). For example, the moment of midnight occurs precisely 12 hours after noon on the previous day and 12 hours before noon on the following day.However, most digital clocks and most sources, including timeanddate.com, designate midnight as 12 am and noon as 12 pm. Although the precise moment of noon falls in neither category, the hour succeeding it, from 12:00:01 to 12:59:59, is clearly after noon.
  • Midnight Confusion
  • Another source of confusion is the lack of a date designator in the 12-hour system, making it impossible to logically identify a correct moment in time when only a date and 12:00 am (midnight) is provided.Imagine being asked to pick up a friend at the airport at 12:00 am on April 13. Would you go there at midnight between April 12 and April 13? Or 24 hours later?One way to overcome this problem is to sacrifice accuracy for clarity. Your friend could ask you to be at the airport at 12:01 am on April 13 or, if the following midnight is meant, at 11:59 pm on April 13. Alternatively, the 24-hour format could be used. Here, 0:00 refers to midnight at the beginning of the day while 24:00 is midnight at the end of the day.

A New Search Experience

Do you want a new search experience? Try Yippy. Very cool. I found it in this video when I was looking for ways to move away from google. Did you know since 2008 Google brings you more unwanted results? With the manipulation of search results going on in places like facebook and google I thought it was time to find something else. I don’t like people playing with my brain.

My Favorite Study Bible

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Outlook 2010 – Favorites disappear

Here is a list of possible fixes I found.

    • Start-> Run; outlook.exe /resetnavpane  < This worked for me.  If the problem reappears I’ll just change the shortcut to launch Outlook every time to include this switch.
    • Install SP 1 from the Microsoft Download Center:

       

      32 Bit,  http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=26622

    • Keeping public folders visible in Outlook 2010
    • So here’s what to do:

       

      1.       Add the public folders to favorites (right-click and add to favorites).

       

      2.       Open your Shortcut folder (may just be a small icon in the bottom right of the navigation pane.

       

      3.       Delete the Outlook today and Microsoft Website shortcuts (right-click -> delete shortcut).

       

      4.       Right-click on Shortcuts and New shortcut group.  Name this something sensible.

       

      5.       Right-click on the shortcut group and choose new shortcut.  Find the public folder in the favorites.

       

      6.       Repeat step 5 for all public folders.

       

      7.       Right-click on the smaller icons in the bottom-right hand corner of the navigation bar and choose navigation pane options…

       

      8.       Click on Shortcuts and use the Move Up button to bring it nearer the top for easier access.

       

      9.       Now when you switch to mail from the calendar, remember to click on the shortcuts bar to open it up and keep it visible while you work.  Sit back and relax and enjoy having the public folders we knew and loved since 2003 (despite MS concerns of security).

    • created new profiles on each transferring over all my outlook stuff from the old profiles.
    • I managed to get them back by right-clicking on the ‘Mail’ shortcut in the nav pane, and clicking ‘Open in New Window’
    • Outlook.xml file in users\xy\AppData\roaming\microsoft\outlook
    • shutting down Outlook and restarting it puts the favorites  back as they should have been
    • Go to FILE / OPTIONS / ADDINS / Manage: COM Add-ins [Go…] – Uncheck as many Add-ins as possible
    • renaming Outlook.xml works for a few week

Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.