Make a Live CD or bootable USB, see http://clonezilla.org/liveusb.php then running it, see http://www.geekyprojects.com/cloning/how-to-use-clonezilla-tutorial/
For some time, social and political scientests have suggested that political views usually charcterised as a left right sepctrum is also influenced by a tough/tender or libertarian/authoritarian spectrum. This often called the political compass and a site of the same name is here, http://www.politicalcompass.org/. Continue reading “Political Compass”
Hmm, there is only one map per dashboard, that’s not so good and it seems based on the Risk Map. It doesn’t seem as flexible as I hoped. It’s called Interactive World Map and is available as a plugin here. The plugin comes from a company Fla-shop and is an on-ramp to chargeable content. Their sales and marketing page for wordpress is here. It works quite nicely as a sales portal entry point, but doesn’t do what I need.
I question whether this is functional enough to genuinely act as a try-before-buy. It’s a good looking widget though. Haven’t quite got it working on wptouch.
There’s probably the opportunity to rehash the jokes about US political geography, particularly over the widget’s treatment of the Russian Federation and maybe even Turkey.
I wonder if the HTML usermap feature would work with this.
In August 2015, the vendor upgraded the plugin, significantly. The map above is the new one.
Last weekend we made a quick trip to Copenhagen to visit people and the city. We flew from Heathrow since sadly there were no flights from LCY.
We crossed the Bridge by train, to Malmo and saw signs to the Airport. It seems that Flybe go there from Southampton. Continue reading “Denmark and Copenhagen”
With windows 8.1, my usual desktop metaphor for calling programs and the optimal alternative are less easy to implement; this is especially true for programs that are only occasionally used. I have historically created a folder called “More” and placed favourite’s to the program into the folder. (This is in order to keep my desktop and wallpaper clean.) This doesn’t work so well on smaller screens when you want the whole screen to display the working program. Continue reading “Launching unindexed programs in W8.1”
I need/want to recondition my W7 laptop. Continue reading “Leaving a W7 laptop”
I am planning to install a linux on my last laptop, It is an HP Probook and has no CD/DVD. I need to choose a Linux, this, elementry os looks good and is derived from Ubuntu.