Archive | October, 2017

Are you on Mastadon?

29 Oct

You just never know what the next big thing is, but sometimes you get a feeling that something will just become the next technology buzz. Mastadon is a social media project that is open to join like Twitter but it is decentralized like e-mail and Slack.

According to the site, “Mastodon is a network of independent servers joining up to make one larger social network. We call these servers instances.”

Features of Mastadon:

  • Write posts, upload images, change privacy settings, and add content warnings with the icons.
  • Use the search bar to find people and look at hashtags, such as #illustration and #introductions.
  • Open the timelines find new people. The public one shows posts from everyone on mastodon.social. The federated timeline shows public posts from everyone who people on mastodon.social follow.

Check out Mastadon and tell us what you think!
https://mastodon.social/about

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Tool to Help Covert Measurements

28 Oct

How often do you need to convert a measurement from the American standard system to the metric system? Why hasn’t the United States adopted the metric system? It’s seen as a hassle because manufactures have to convert packaging. Governent would need to adjust road signs and citizens would need to get rid of old measurement tools. The list for metric conversion goes on and on. However, it would make sense from a global perspective. If you need to know how to convert inches to centimeters or gallons to liters, then check out Unit Converters site.

Here are some quick ways to convert from:

https://www.unitconverters.net/

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Get Cookin with Chef’d

14 Oct

Whether you are a Vegetarian, Pescatarian, or a Carnivore, discover hundreds of meals that fit your lifestyle at Chef’d. The site has over 650 meal kits from renowned chefs and food brands from around the world with personalized recommendations. 

The site says, “Get fresh, pre portioned ingredients to make amazing recipes delivered right to your door without ever signing up for a subscription.” A friend of mine recently tried this service and liked it a lot. It also reminded him of Blue Apron which he tried too and thought it was comparable.

https://www.chefd.com/

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How to Keep Kids and Teens Safe Online

9 Oct

Keeping your children and teens safe online becomes more challenging by the day. We recently discovered an article that breaks down some top tips you should keep in mind as a parent when your kids are on the Internet. Keep these tips in your back pocket.

https://www.bestvpn.com/internet-safety/

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Countdown Your Next Meeting

5 Oct

How often do you need to time something at a meeting? Do you use a stop watch? Are you grabbing your phone and scrambling to find the timer? Recently I discovered an old school looking but functional online stop watch. It works well because you can pull it up in a browser and easily toggle the controls.

http://www.online-stopwatch.com/countdown/

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