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How to view Google Home history

Google stores all the questions and requests you’ve made to your Google Home speaker. You can see your requests in your Google “My Activity” page. Here’s how to see all your Google Home history 1. Go to myactivity.google.com 2. Click on “Filter by date & product” 3. Check ON “Assistant” “Assistant” is the name of …

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With every term, the White House on Flickr gets archived

[UPDATE: The previous title for this post was “With every term, the White House on Flickr gets deleted”. But that is too negative, and misleading. I changed “deleted” to “archived”, because that’s what really happens] The White House has been on Flickr for 11 years—before Instagram was even a thing. This is a long post, …

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Archiving Yahoo Groups

I’m a little sad that Yahoo is ending Yahoo Groups, one of the world’s largest collections of online discussion boards. Most times I used it as an email newsletter service. Anyone could subscribe to get various newsletters I would make. From 1999 to 2005, I made 17 such newsletter groups dedicated to niche topics ranging …

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List of blog posts

I have a problem with Evernote. I use it an archive, not as active in-progress writing.

When you write a blog post or a draft of something, where do you save it? I put all my blog posts into Evernote. It’s a great app to save documents and images. Having all my blog drafts together in one organized place is so handy. All the drafts are searchable. When you go to …

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Argus January 26 1996 Student art show illustrates diversity of field

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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