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Every Day To-do List

By Chuck Posted: Aug. 15, 2019, 4:33 p.m.

I really don't mean to be pedantic or anything like that. This is more for me. If someone else finds it useful, that's groovy, but that's not the point.

Here it is in text form. Feel free to share.

Every Day To-do List

  • Drink plenty of water
  • Tell (or show) someone that you ...

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RIP, Gadget, Best Cat I Ever Knew

By Chuck Posted: Aug. 13, 2019, 1:44 p.m.

This is going to be a long one. It's not possible to do justice to how I'm feeling about saying goodbye to my old friend and 10-year family member, Gadget, the best cat I ever knew.

For one thing, I'm feeling conflicted about the way in which we did it. I'm against euthanasi...

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By Chuck Posted: Aug. 9, 2019, 3:33 p.m.

Everything is perfect now. I have exactly the multimedia blogging platform I have always wanted. The only thing left to do is to add some great content, and the prospect of doing that excites me.

Well, OK, that's not the only thing needing to be done. There are still a few ...

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MmEEBlog Launched on GitHub!!!

By Chuck Posted: July 29, 2019, 10:44 p.m.

Multimedia Everywhere, for Everyone

Isn't that the dream? Your own little YouTube, Soundcloud, and blog all in one with no censors or corporate overlords or cancer-causing comment sections? No likes except for somebody tipping you a few Satoshis anonymously, no middle school...

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LN Tip Jar and Other News

By Chuck Posted: July 24, 2019, 4:46 p.m.

Finally got time and inspiration to code, and lots of cool stuff has been added to this blog that you can't see yet because the content has not been added: There's now an audio object/content type and podcast feed, along with a regular rss feed for the normal blog posts. Fee...

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Tabling the Video Thing for Now

By Chuck Posted: April 18, 2019, 8 p.m.

My attention is focused on another more exciting project at the moment. The foray into the wild, wonderful world of video encoding, streaming, and hosting was most informative and will be useful like all knowledge, but my energy is better spent elsewhere at the moment.

I will...

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Everything works out the way it must

By Chuck Posted: April 15, 2019, 8 p.m.

It has no choice. How could it work out any other way?

The question, then, becomes, "How must it work out?"

Well, destiny is death. It must work out that way. The taxes thing... pretty sure that was invented by a guy on Madison Ave (or more likely a girl on Madison Ave, and ...

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Video is amazing!

By Chuck Posted: March 7, 2019, 7 p.m.

The data-harvesting, time-stealing core of YouTube disturbs me; it's positively pestiferous in its social effect. Even so I stand in awe of the engineering skills that make it work, especially after trying to get video working on this site.

You see, video is not difficult to ...

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Why MmEE Blog, you ask?

By Chuck Posted: March 5, 2019, 7 p.m.

Because with MmEE Blog, you control every damn thing.

Have you been on corporate social media lately? It's awful. The recommendation engines are atrocious (hey YouTube -- no, I'm not interested in flat earth idiocy). Their ratings systems are rife with abuse. The content...

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OK, let's take this thing for a drive

By Chuck Posted: March 5, 2019, 7 p.m.

First post on the .01-rc version of this new blogging app I'm working on. I'm calling it MmEE Blog (Multimedia Everywhere for Everyone). Right now it's a Django app, and the idea is that anyone can just set up Django, make a few adjustments to their settings, and have their ...

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