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Re: Evening Tech Bits
May 8, 2021, 14:46
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Blame the divorce on being cooped up in a 66,000 square foot home worth over $131 million dollars during the pandemic.
Serious cabin fever.
- I refer to it as BC, Before Corona, and AD, After Disaster. -
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Re: Customize your Windows 10 taskbar with weather, news and more. Here's how.
May 4, 2021, 12:46
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Re: Customize your Windows 10 taskbar with weather, news and more. Here's how. May 4, 2021, 12:46
May 4, 2021, 12:46
 
Mr. Tact wrote on May 4, 2021, 10:15:
I find difficult to believe your frequency of use justifies it either. But hey, you are certainly free to do as you wish and I bear you no malice nor feel it is necessary to criticize you for it.

It's crop planting/growing season plus storm/hail season here. So you bet your ass I am checking that weather multiple times a day!

Plus, I tend to lose time when I get invested in something. Having the time in a larger form where I can see it helps me to realize "Yeah, I probably should take a break since I have been staring at this code for five straight hours without moving."

So....
"No matter where you go, there you are." Buckaroo Banzai

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Re: Customize your Windows 10 taskbar with weather, news and more. Here's how.
May 4, 2021, 10:15
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Burrito of Peace wrote on May 4, 2021, 09:55:
Mr. Tact wrote on May 3, 2021, 21:41:
Are there actually people who want to do this?
Yes. I am one of them. But, obviously, not on Windows and it isn't in my "taskbar".

I have a widget that runs on my lower left monitor that has time, date, weather, and my "to-do" list for the day that syncs with my calendar. It's easy to see at a glance without having to look in two or more places for the same information.
I have the date and time in the corner and in fact use an application to display the time in two other time zones. The frequency with which I check the weather is far too low to justify it being ever present. And that's from a guy who spends most of his day in a room where the only window is covered with blackout curtains which haven't been open in over a decade. I find difficult to believe your frequency of use justifies it either. But hey, you are certainly free to do as you wish and I bear you no malice nor feel it is necessary to criticize you for it.
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Re: Customize your Windows 10 taskbar with weather, news and more. Here's how.
May 4, 2021, 09:55
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Re: Customize your Windows 10 taskbar with weather, news and more. Here's how. May 4, 2021, 09:55
May 4, 2021, 09:55
 
Mr. Tact wrote on May 3, 2021, 21:41:
Are there actually people who want to do this?

Yes. I am one of them. But, obviously, not on Windows and it isn't in my "taskbar".

I have a widget that runs on my lower left monitor that has time, date, weather, and my "to-do" list for the day that syncs with my calendar. It's easy to see at a glance without having to look in two or more places for the same information.
"No matter where you go, there you are." Buckaroo Banzai

There are two types of computer users: Masochists and Linux users.

If you would like help or further details on a technical discussion we're having, email me at bnhelp (at sign) keepusiel.net .
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Re: Evening Tech Bits
May 4, 2021, 09:09
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NKD wrote on May 4, 2021, 09:00:
hoolaparara wrote on May 4, 2021, 05:41:
I think the big question about the Gates divorce is who gets to keep the microchip in the vaccine IP rights.

George Soros I think?
Since they didn't have a prenup that won't be settled for years.
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Re: Evening Tech Bits
May 4, 2021, 09:00
NKD
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hoolaparara wrote on May 4, 2021, 05:41:
I think the big question about the Gates divorce is who gets to keep the microchip in the vaccine IP rights.

George Soros I think?
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Re: Evening Tech Bits
May 4, 2021, 05:41
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Re: Evening Tech Bits May 4, 2021, 05:41
May 4, 2021, 05:41
 
I think the big question about the Gates divorce is who gets to keep the microchip in the vaccine IP rights.
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Re: Customize your Windows 10 taskbar with weather, news and more. Here's how.
May 4, 2021, 05:26
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Re: Customize your Windows 10 taskbar with weather, news and more. Here's how. May 4, 2021, 05:26
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Armengar wrote on May 4, 2021, 03:08:
who seriously has a weather or news ticker popout on the taskbar? what use is that to anyone? who doesnt have a browser open most of the time?

having a dedicated resource scraping the internet even more is not a great idea.

I think it's MS trying to merge tablet/phone/desktop eventually... and it will be a total mess. I will definitely disable that...
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Re: Customize your Windows 10 taskbar with weather, news and more. Here's how.
May 4, 2021, 03:08
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Re: Customize your Windows 10 taskbar with weather, news and more. Here's how. May 4, 2021, 03:08
May 4, 2021, 03:08
 
who seriously has a weather or news ticker popout on the taskbar? what use is that to anyone? who doesnt have a browser open most of the time?

having a dedicated resource scraping the internet even more is not a great idea.
Its not the cough that carries you off but the coffin they carry you off in.
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Re: Customize your Windows 10 taskbar with weather, news and more. Here's how.
May 3, 2021, 23:49
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Mr. Tact wrote on May 3, 2021, 21:41:
Are there actually people who want to do this?
My grandmother. But she's dead now.
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Re: Customize your Windows 10 taskbar with weather, news and more. Here's how.
May 3, 2021, 21:41
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Re: Customize your Windows 10 taskbar with weather, news and more. Here's how. May 3, 2021, 21:41
May 3, 2021, 21:41
 
Are there actually people who want to do this?
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Re: Evening Tech Bits
May 3, 2021, 20:59
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May 3, 2021, 20:59
 
Man, I wish I owned a fab plant.

Poor ol' rich Bill.
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