Category Archives: technology

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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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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What has technology kept you from today?

This is not about technology being bad, it’s about balance and priorities. I’ve been doing some reading/thinking about the recent trends (in major Christian circles anyway) towards discussion of how the flood of data (in general) and social media (in … Continue reading

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Review of iCacti

iCacti iPhone/iPad App Overall Rating: 3.5 out of 5 Experience Date:Jun 23, 2010 Good: Supports Basic Authentication, gives access to data needed, developer is responsive Bad: UI needs some tweaking, need structured list of graphs (especially on iPad) More Thoughts: … Continue reading

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iPhone IOS 4 offers better device security

IOS 4 on your iPhone can now protect (with your passcode) the encryption keys used to protect your data (Apple KB, which I also used the image for this post from, here). This, along with the option for stronger passcodes (not … Continue reading

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