I install a Netgear AC750 WiFi Range Extender

After years of shoddy WiFi into our converted garage, I finally gave up power-line networking and replaced it with a WiFi range extender. Until today, I had a couple of cheap Netgear power-line networking cubes, one plugged into our Time Warner/Spectrum-provided modem/router, the other plugged into a separate Netgear WiFi router (again, the cheap kind) in the converted garage, where I would have worked a lot more if it had dependable WiFi.

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Internet Weblog is my favorite new Hugo theme

It’s name is dull as they come, but Internet Weblog by Josh Johnson is my hands-on favorite new Hugo theme. It offers a “microblogging” feature in which entries can be traditional blog entries or microblog entries, the latter w/o titles. I’m not sure how this would factor into my current Ode microblogging feature (in which I have microblogging entries that do have titles), or how I could take these entries and spread them to Twitter.

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My 'n' key is dying again

Replacing a single broken key on this HP laptop didn’t go so well. It took awhile to find the right kind of key, and then it was never springy, but instead disappointingly mushy. Now it’s broken again. These things are made of plastic. I have to really hit it to get it to put out an “n.” I had trouble finding a full keyboard for this laptop. The Internet and HP are conspiring to get me to buy keyboards that do not fit the laptop case.

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Blogging with categories and tags: Do we need both, or is it the same thing twice?

I don’t know where the separation in blog organization began that left us with categories and tags. I know that in human language, there is a difference between the two. But on web sites, the difference between categories and tags is defined by the way the writer or writers use them. For me, I’ve never seen much of a difference between the two: Both are ways of automatically creating sections of a web site that consist of posts with like content.

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See more than 100 Hugo blogs at the Hugo site showcase

As I was (and still am) going through the 140+ Hugo themes, I forgot completely (and just rediscovered) the Hugo Site Showcase, which features more than 100 real Hugo blogs, most of which also offer a link to the source code on Github, which means that there should be no mystery as to which theme is being used and what modifications have been made to get the site where it is today.

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