Raising The Floor
A New Kind of Science
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On this home page I'll just give you links to new stuff on my web site.
A Future Without Jobs - Something that scares me and it should scare you.
New Prius V - Buyer beware. Learn from my experience
Chromebox - Turn it into a cheap, nice linux box
Halibut Chowder - A deep flavor with a lighter broth.
Maker Bulletin Board - A place to track and share information about making all kinds of things.
Vegan Curry - Made with base spices, not "curry powder", you can adapt the taste as you like.
Pewter Casting - Cheap and easy to do at home.
Zeh Garden - Angela's garden resources.
Maker Jim - Stuff I've made. I've been busy.
Instructables - I tell how to make some things.
My Own Inlay Art Work - For viewing and sale at Etsy.
AlaMode - An Arduino card from Wyolum made to work with the RPi.
Raspberry Pi - A new hacker micro computer is available. This one is really hot!
Thai inspired spicy peanut dip for celery A real crowd pleaser.
Yellowknife - We visit Yellowknife, NWT in the dead of winter on a quest to see the Aurora Borealis.
Halloween 2011 - A week after the actual date, we still had a ton of costumers.
I have a new iPhone app in the iTunes store! [Or I did until Apple caused too many problems in 2017.] I learned xcode - read my journey.
Spring 2011 Open House - An all day affair that brings together great people for food and conversation.
Public Employees - How much should they be paid? How much are they paid?
DragonfireSDK - How I made ShooFly. If you're thinking about using it, read this first.
Picasa - I've used it long enough to have some opinions. I detail a few pitfalls for you to avoid.
Springfield/Grand Rapids - A distant family reunion with Lincoln and a relaxing time with Chihuly.
iPad Review - I've had it a month now and something is going on.
Elm Housewarming - The remodel is done at last (or almost) and we had an open house in May.
Vegetarian Chili - This is unbelievably good. Just the right mix of spice and heat.
Homemade Bread - No need to knead, this bread is foolproof. My very first loaf came out great.
ALL the places I've lived - A comprehensive review. Just got a photo of the last one today.
Ken Burns DVDs have problems playing. What's up with that?
My iPhone is simply the best device I have encountered in years.
Our trip to Makers Mark in Kentucky has been well documented by Paul. A good place to visit for a few days. I probably won't go back anytime soon.
Microprocessor Madness - An old dog tries to teach himself tricks that he used to know. This is my notebook of Arduino experiments. It's now talking to the internet!
Balsamic Vinegar Chicken - Braised with Swiss chard, one of my favorite vegetables. The tastes are strong and well balanced. We enjoyed this with a nice Ridge Zinfandel. A savory treat.
Barclays Bank Visa - Are they looking for suckers? Step right up and win a cute stuffed animal. Just toss a coin onto one of those plates.
Watermelon Salad - A strange but refreshing combination of flavors.
Broccoli, Mushroom, Raisin salad - Shamelessly ripped off from Paul's site. This can be the entree on a hot summer day.
Facebook Tips - If you're new to Facebook, here are a few tips to keep you from shouting your innermost secrets (and tips on how to discretely silence those who talk too much).
Skillet Apple Pie - I've made this several times now and it is both simple and delicious.
Red Pepper Soup - It seems like all I'm doing is cooking these days!
Easy Coq au Vin - This recipe from Cooks Illustrated is so rich and delicious even your most particular friends will declare you a kitchen genius.
Yahoo? Hello? - They really don't want to hear from their customers.
ATT U-verse - I made the switch, and I am really happy with it. better than expected.
My Kindle 2 - This is simply one of the best devices around. Who would have guessed that I would like reading the daily news on an "eBook".
Federal Stimulus Details - With all that money flowing from Washington, you might like to know how much will be spent and where.
Obama and the Active Duty Military - It turns out that the data shows they favor Obama over McCain. I can't blame them.
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