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    Moleskine PIM Hack

    In 2009 I was searching the Internet for ideas of how to make a paper PIM (personal information manager). I came across a blog post by a Japanese lady named AK, where she detailed how she used a large Moleskine squared notebook to make a personal PIM/diary. Note: The link to AK’s blog post may generate a javascript error window. If so, just click the OK button. The post is old and probably uses outdated javascript code. One thing that turned me off to using a paper PIM was the difficulty of locating specific notes. I can’t remember exactly how or why, but I came across a post by Joel…

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    WordPress: Use Image URLs to Save Space on Your Hosting Account

    I recently took an online introductory WordPress course in preparation for starting my blog. In a lecture on optimizing images, the instructor recommended storing images of a certain resolution and file size. Otherwise, you risk quickly fill up your hosting space. The first thought that came to mind was, can you store images elsewhere and use links to point to those images? I learned about using the technique through my frequent use of Linux forums. I learned about a site called PostImage from a Linux forum I used to frequent. PostImage is what I have used to store images for forum posts, utilizing forum thumbnail links. Couldn’t you use a…

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    Onis 2.5 Free Edition Under Linux

    Onis is a DICOM image viewer for the Windows OS. DICOM images are normally generated and provided on a CD when you have MRIs or CT scans performed and sometimes for X-rays. What makes Onis so special? Well, if you have an MRI of your spine, axial (horizontal) and sagittal (vertical) slices (images) will be taken. With Onis viewer, you can open a set of sagittal images in one window and a set of axial images in another window. When you do that, a slice line appears enabling you to know what you’re specifically looking at. Dr. Doug Gillard did a video about using Onis 2.5 Free Edition to read…