Dads To Do List

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This is my to do list of random things I've collected up and transferred from a million small pieces of paper into something that can be accessed from anywhere I happen to find myself with a few minutes of free time.

For AI class:


PC Cleanup:


Send this to Tom:

and this



Send this to Jamey:


send to all kids:
Cautionary tale for all my kids:


Vids to watch later:


Add this to daily startup list:
http://tideals.com/

I need a "check these periodically" list:


To Read:

On another subject:





Work Research:


project research:


I might need a photography page:


Exercise:


ToDo:


check this out:


First, a "What's this?" list:

Then, maybe some useful Ubuntu apps:

  • VLC - video player
  • dvdisaster - data recovery tool
  • krita - image editor
  • openshot - video editor
  • Note: Lightworks is supposed to be similar to openshot, only on the Windows platform.
  • kino - video editor
  • cinelerra - video editor
  • ogg theora - video editor? codec? not sure!
  • ubuntu tweak
  • amarok - audio player
  • rhythmbox - audio player
  • audacious - audio player
  • xmms - audio player
  • clamav - virus scanner
  • rippedwire - video conversion
  • winff - video converter
  • firestarter - graphic front end for firewall s/w
  • inkscape - graphics
  • xbmc - Media Center app
  • boxee - Media Center app
  • celestia - astronomy app
  • gcstar - media collection manager
  • ceemedia
  • cdnavigator
  • katalog
  • gtkatalog
  • cdcollect
  • tellico
  • griffith


Linux Distributions worth looking at:

  • tinycore
  • Puppy Linux
  • xubuntu
  • lubuntu
  • Linux Mint


Next, how about some game suggestions. This first list is FPS games in decreasing order of reviewed strength (best to worst):

  • warsow
  • tremulous
  • worldofpadman
  • nexuiz
  • alienarena
  • OpenArena
  • sauerbraten


Some Indie RPGs:

  • ExitFate
  • Cthulu Saves The World - Steam $3
  • Dungeons of Dredmor - Steam $5
  • Battle For Wesnoth


More, random games:

  • flightgear
  • worldofpadman.com
  • tremulous.net
  • astro menace


Useful Android apps:

  • astrid
  • evernote <or> mNote
  • google maps & navigation
  • appBrain
  • dropbox
  • tasker
  • voice actions / voice search
  • adb - install new market apps


Audio Recording

  • Audacity.sourceforge.net
  • normalize.nongnu.org
  • gnudb.org
  • easytag.sourceforge.net
  • lame.sourceforge.net/index.php
  • flac.sourceforge.net


Musical Instruments:


Investing Notes:

  • Left side of base corrects no more than 40 - 45% (prefer less)
  • Handle - "tighter" - less daily/weekly change than during base


Movies made in blender:

  • Yo Frankie
  • Elephants Dream
  • Big Buck Bunny
  • Sintel


Audio Books:


eBooks:


Video Sites:


Finding people:



RDP tricks and tips:


Skip cable, use a PC: http://rss.slashdot.org/%7Er/Slashdot/slashdot/%7E3/RHmdyliiCV0/Ask-Slashdot http://rss.slashdot.org/~r/Slashdot/slashdot/~3/RHmdyliiCV0/Ask-Slashdot-Are-You-Streaming-Only-For-Home-Entertainment
Learn about ipv6: http://lxer.com/module/newswire/ext_link.php?rid=150553
Linux easter eggs: http://lxer.com/module/newswire/ext_link.php?rid=150648
Vertigo game: http://lxer.com/module/newswire/ext_link.php?rid=150660
Streaming music: http://lxer.com/module/newswire/ext_link.php?rid=150684

Recording with Ardour DAW: http://lxer.com/module/newswire/ext_link.php?rid=150878

Save battery life in android: http://lxer.com/module/newswire/ext_link.php?rid=150971

Structure synth art prog: http://lxer.com/module/newswire/ext_link.php?rid=151042


Music business legal information: