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Thoughts on Becoming a Minivan Driver

A couple of months ago, my blogging friend Rach wrote a post about buying a car on Craigslist. That really got my wheels turning. I’d never really thought about turning to Craigslist to search for a “new” car. 1,223 more words


Fast & Furious Nerd Shocks Instructors

maxman.tv, Mar 2015

A driving school approached us and thought it would be funny to prank their new instructors on the first day at the job.


Shark & Bake Saturday - UMCS vs PGA Tour Stats

Now, I’m not saying that the MCS “Ultimate Leverage” swing model will make you a PGA Tour player.  There is more to the game of golf than just the swing. 823 more words

MCS Golf Swing

Jurisdiction Complicates San Francisco Supervisor’s Proposal For Driving & Narrating Tour Bus Law

SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS)— San Francisco is out to prevent another fatal accident like the one that happened last October when a tour bus hit and killed a woman… 248 more words


Genomics Needs A Killer App

Genomics is an incredible technology for newborn and pre-natal screening, investigating the cause of a rare condition, and treating cancer, but for most healthy people it’s still not particularly revolutionary. 1,879 more words


Fix RTL8723BE stability issues in Ubuntu 14.04

sudo apt-get install linux-headers-generic build-essential git
git clone https://github.com/lwfinger/rtlwifi_new.git
cd rtlwifi_new
sudo make install
sudo reboot

Get Validity VFS 495 FingerPrint Reader working in Ubuntu 14.04

This tutorial is based on Pasquale Fiorillo’s and Denys (frasinich)’s posts.

I’ve modified the libfprint-validity patch file to add support for the VFS 495 (138a:003f) device and put all the required packages into a single archive. 353 more words