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Finding and sharing archived college memories

Does your college offer digital archives online? If so, you might find some good memories within their files. College memories hidden away in film My alma mater, Illinois Wesleyan Univerity, is a smaller school of 2,000 students. When I attended in the late 90s we didn’t have social media. To my knowledge, there was only […]

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Today one of my bots alerted me about one of my other bots

We live in an age with an increasing number of bots that are able to alert you of new content online. I have one such bot set up to alert me whenever there are tweets containing the phrase “Chicago Croquet”. When such a tweet appears, my bot sends me an email to let me know. […]

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Would you like to search Feedly by article length?

Sometimes I’m in the mood to read longer articles. I would love to be able to search within Feedly

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Replace Facebook with Feedly for your source of blogs

Tired of Facebook picking what articles you see? Do you ever get frustrated by how Facebook often doesn

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Searching through your Google search history

Chances are you probably have your entire Google search history available for you to download. If you are logged into Google while you do searches, it keeps track of all your search terms. Many people are afraid of other’s finding their Google search history. I find it absolutely fascinating. Looking through your search history is […]

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List of search operators deleted by Google over the years

Google has a list of advanced search operators

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Subscribe to a blog’s posts in reverse chronological order

Sometimes you come across a blog that is just incredible. After reading

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The music you listened to as a newborn

Imagine if you could know exactly which songs you listened to when you were a few months old. That would be pretty interesting, right? Today’s babies can have that sort of information. My daughter turned three months last week. Here

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How to upgrade Google Play from individual plan to family plan

Everyone loves Spotify for its unlimited music. But imagine if you could have unlimited music and no ads on Youtube videos–for the same price as Spotify. That would be Google Play. The Spotify individual plan is $9.99/month. You get music. The Google Play individual plan is $9.99/month. You get music and no ads on Youtube. […]

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Instead of ad blocking, control which ads you can see

You buy a product online, and then the next day an ad for the very same product is shown do you. Do you wish you could right-click on the ad to say, “I already own this. No more ads for this product.” That would be handy, right? “I don’t need to own another one of […]