Author Archives: drlidbom

Carpet Dry Cleaning – Why did I never do this before?

We’ve had our carpets cleaned a couple of times in this house, but I recently did some reading on dry cleaning vs. steam cleaning. We own a “steam” (warm water) cleaner and have used it occasionally to put the facade … Continue reading

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Lidkid 3.0 graph – The first month

Here’s the next graph for the third round of data for Total Baby app.

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Lidkid 3.0 graph – The first two weeks

Here’s the next graph for the second round of data for Total Baby app.

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Lidkid 3.0 – Hazel’s first ten days

We used the Total Baby app for Anna and now for Isaac to keep track of misc. stats. I have a much greater interest in quantified self (quantified family?) and data collection at this point, so I figured I would throw … Continue reading

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Lidkid 3.0 (Hazel) and my Basis watch

Today (12/10/2013) at 11:20AM our third child was born…Hazel Grace Lidbom. She was 7 pounds 15 ounces and 21 inches long. Sarah will likely have a post up soon. In the spirit of general geekiness, I pulled down some stats … Continue reading

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OSX Mavericks, IconServicesAgent and Quick Look Issues

I spent a good amount of time over the past few days trying to figure out why my Quick Look wasn’t working correctly. The following were my symptoms: com.apple.IconServicesAgent process was being very CPU greedy Finder was very sluggish and … Continue reading

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OmniPlan, OSX Mavericks, dates and commas

tl;dr – An OSX upgrade to Mavericks caused OmniPlan to export CSV files differently than it previously did. This surprised me so I wrote an entry about it. I’ve been working with OmniPlan for several years now, but recently have changed … Continue reading

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DIY Laundry Detergent Dispenser

Clarification: My wife does approximately 98.376% of the laundry for our family of 4. For this I am immeasurably grateful. I don’t know how she keeps up with it all and I was just trying to solve a mildly annoying … Continue reading

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Consumption Diagram – v2011-08-07

This post has been a long time coming. I started this Content Consumption Diagram back in February (when I was trying to explain all my methods of consuming content), and worked on it on and off. I’m still not happy … Continue reading

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Five minute mind map – July 3rd 2010

I’ve been using iThoughtsHD on my iPad to keep notes during meetings and thought it would be a unique way to post occasional blog entries in my journal. I’m sure my thoughts on how to do this will evolve (or … Continue reading

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