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The Autonomous Car: Navigating Tesla’s Slippery Slope to the Promised Land

The Autonomous Car: Navigating Tesla’s Slippery Slope to the Promised Land

Monday, March 13, 2017

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We continue our Autonomous Car series today with a report card on our first quarter results with the new Tesla Vision autopilot and a cautionary note to would-be Tesla owners. Since the new Tesla hardware was rolled out to vehicles manufactured in the last couple months of 2016, Tesla has had a bumpy ride and, in no small part, it has been due to self-inflicted wounds. The Tesla executive heading up the autopilot project abruptly quit and allegedly walked out… Read More ›

Twofer Tuesday: 2 Cloud Servers for the Price of a RasPi

Twofer Tuesday: 2 Cloud Servers for the Price of a RasPi

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

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It’s been more than a year since we last chatted about Cloud At Cost. Because they’re in the midst of yet another 50% off Fire Sale and to close out February with a bang, it seemed like a good time to take a fresh look at a terrific way to get started with Linux. For today’s $35 cloud project, we’re going to build a free WordPress server and a free commercial PBX compliments of 3CX. For what it’s worth, we’ve… Read More ›

Adventures in Twitterland: You Can’t Make This Stuff Up

Adventures in Twitterland: You Can’t Make This Stuff Up

Thursday, November 7, 2013

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Today is Twitter’s Coming Out Party with what could be 2013’s Biggest IPO. By the closing bell today, the U.S. probably will have a couple new billionaires. As one commenter on USA Today’s site noted, "I can’t get into the IPO. I’m too busy tweeting." Unfortunately, we’re not. Having just returned from a quick visit to New York earlier this week, we were greeted by the following message when we logged into our Twitter account: Why is my account suspended?… Read More ›

11/11/11: To Celebrate Nerd New Year’s, Please Welcome…

11/11/11: To Celebrate Nerd New Year’s, Please Welcome…

Friday, November 11, 2011

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Coming celebrate 11-11-11 with us and enjoy our new web site, just for nerds: Nerd Vittles Daily Dump. We’ve got up-to-the-minute tech news that’s an easy read once or twice a day: http://nerdvittles.com/dailydump

The Googlifier: WordPress Widget Alternative for Google+

The Googlifier: WordPress Widget Alternative for Google+

Monday, October 24, 2011

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We’re pleased to introduce The Googlifier: automatically import your Google+ posts into your WordPress 3.2.1 blog with this terrific open source utility.

Donate Now To Claim Your $299 Web Appointment System

Donate Now To Claim Your $299 Web Appointment System

Wednesday, September 1, 2010

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Here’s an offer you can’t refuse. Make a donation to Nerd Vittles this month and we’ll purchase on your behalf and provide you with a complimentary copy of one of the world’s very best integrated scheduling and appointment systems at no additional cost to you. It’s perfect for any business or profession that schedules appointments by individual, by venue, or by reservation of some facility. This commercial software normally retails for $299.

Is It Time to Get Your Buzz On?

Is It Time to Get Your Buzz On?

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

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The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly with Google Buzz including a sneak peek at how Google Buzz can be integrated into your WordPress blog.

Surfing the Google Wave

Surfing the Google Wave

Monday, October 12, 2009

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Today we provide some first impressions of Google Wave as well as our Wish List. Bottom line: how Google addresses the security issues surrounding Google Wave will ultimately determine whether Google Wave achieves true greatness.