## ODonnellWeb – Category misc

The Holy Shit Moment

Posted on 02/05/2019 in misc • Tagged with Books

Book Cover

I'm not looking to make any major life changes. I mostly bought the book because Fell is entertaining, and since he has been entertaining me for free on his Facebook page for a couple of years, I figured buying his book was the least I could do.

The book is …


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Fyre

Posted on 02/04/2019 in misc • Tagged with Movies

Frye promo poster

We watched the Netflix produced Fyre Fest documentary over the weekend. I remember the blow up on the social media when guests started posting pictures of the grounds and accommodations as they arrived. I had zero awareness of the event prior to the social media explosion in 2017 when it …


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Blog Discovery is Broken

Posted on 02/02/2019 in misc • Tagged with Blogs

Back in peak blog we had blog specific search engines, and Google tended to rate blogs very highly. For a few years anything I wrote would be on the first page of Google within hours. I once mentioned Britney Spears in a blog post, which combined with the "Disappointing people …


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Getting Google Music Manager Working on Linux

Posted on 01/30/2019 in misc • Tagged with Google, Music, Linux

My recent upgrade from Mint 17.3 to Mint 18.3 killed Google Music Manager. It seems to start up in that it shows as running in System Monitor, but there is no GUI. I tried un-installing and reinstalling and the same thing happened. I tried to downgrade to an …


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The Blogroll is back

Posted on 01/29/2019 in misc • Tagged with Blogs, Internet

Inspired by this post from Jason Kenny, whose old site is on the blogroll, I pulled my old blogroll from a 2005 version of the blog and pasted it below. I have no idea how many of the links still work. I definitely see a handful that I still visit …


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60 Days Without Amazon

Posted on 01/26/2019 in misc • Tagged with Amazon

It's been 2 months since I let me Amazon Prime membership expire. In case you're wondering how it's impacted my life, it hasn't. Seriously, I'm shocked at how easy it is to not spend money with Amazon. I haven't spent a dime there since late November.

  • Health & wellness type stuff …

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