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Dual Fuel Inverter Generator

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_pQpXo4np4k The Champion 3500 Watt (https://www.championpowerequipment.com/product/100264-3500-watt-dual-fuel-inverter/) is a great inverter generator that costs a l...

  • Updated 3 months ago by vince
Items to have around the house during a power cut

LED camping lanterns (https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B018L2WM86/) USB powered light bulb (https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00QX096L0) Camping light bulbs with hooks (https://www.amazon.com/gp/...

  • Updated 4 months ago by vince
Battery and solar solution for those with medical devices

If you have a CPAP machine this battery (https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07NS7F1FW) should do the trick. It can keep a Resmed AirSense powered for 3 nights (with a DC-DC adapter (https://www.cpa...

  • Updated 4 months ago by vince
Living well with power cuts

The power cuts in Marin this fire season were pretty brutal. Three consecutive days of no power can really do a number, especially for those with families with small children or people with medical...

Freeze your credit

I thought I had good privacy hygiene and keep my information safe. But today I got a notice that I got hard inquiries from the following so someone is probably trying to open an account with my ide...

  • Updated 4 months ago by vince
How to stop using CPAP Machine

I have love hate relationship with my CPAP machine. I love that it helps me get better sleep and feel more rested. I'd give anything for good sleep so I'm very grateful for it. But as a minimalist...

Use Git to quickly manage documents on a Mac

/Users/Sosie/Documents/deeds ruby git init git add . git commit -m "init" Work on the docs, make changes and then ruby git commit -a -m "edit summary" If you add a document ruby git add . git com...

  • Updated 5 months ago by vince
Reach IKEA with online order problem

888-888-4532 -> 3 -> 2 -> 3 (missing item) -> 2 (online purchase) Finally got a hold of a rep and she claims that this would reach them sooner 888-888-4532 > 3 > 2 > 4

  • Updated 5 months ago by vince
I worried by Mary Oliver

I worried Mary Oliver I worried a lot. Will the garden grow, will the rivers flow in the right direction, will the earth turn as it was taught, and if not how shall I correct it? Was I right, was ...

  • Updated 5 months ago by vince
Overcoming Overwhelm

You deserve to feel well Overwhelm is both the cause and result of stress What happens when our body has to do more than it can handle Makes us feel hopeless -> depression -> eat unhealthy and stop...

  • Updated 5 months ago by vince
To change address

https://egov.uscis.gov/coa/displayCOAForm.do https://www.uscis.gov/i-865 https://www.uscis.gov/ar-11 https://egov.uscis.gov/coa/addressChange.do Calling USCIS can take 30 days Filing online with US...

  • Updated 4 months ago by vince
Simple and easy self care

"Someone asked me, "Aren't you worried about the state of the world?" I allowed myself to breathe and then I said, "What is most important is not to allow anxiety about what happens in the world to...

  • Updated 6 months ago by vince
Setup family sharing

iOS -> settings -> iCloud -> Manage Storage -> Change Storage Plan

  • Updated 6 months ago by vince
Create expiring S3 URLs

Email secure links that expire after a chosen time With Ruby: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/26690490/s3-link-expire-with-aws-sdk With Python: https://medium.com/runascloud/creating-a-secure-u...

  • Updated 7 months ago by vince
Correcting a mistake on submitted I-130 application

correct typos here https://egov.uscis.gov/e-request/displayTypoForm.do?entryPoint=init&sroPageType=typoError Call USCIS Contact Center at 800-375-5283 press 1 -> 2 -> 5 -> 3 -> 6 Mail with cover le...

  • Updated 7 months ago by vince
Negotiate like a boss

Negotiation is not a battle -- it's a process of discovery Mirror (for eg repeat the last 3 words) to keep people talking and bond with you and have them "reveal" themselves Smile Start with a late...

  • Updated 7 months ago by vince
Plan for getting over jetlag when flying from KTM to SFO on Korean Air

Advantages of this plan: You're getting a full night's sleep each day and you're not trying to sleep on the flight. Watch movies, read books, talk to your travel buddy, eat good food instead You're...

  • Updated 8 months ago by vince
Installing Rust

https://doc.rust-lang.org/book/ch01-01-installation.html To check whether you have Rust installed correctly, open a shell and enter this line: ruby rustc --version

  • Updated 8 months ago by vince
Testnet Installation

https://developers.libra.org/docs/my-first-transaction Instructions for Ubuntu ruby git clone https://github.com/libra/libra.git cd libra ./scripts/dev_setup.sh ./scripts/cli/start_cli_testnet.sh ...

  • Updated 8 months ago by vince
Move Module

A Move module defines the rules for updating the global state of the Libra Blockchain. In the Libra protocol, a Move module is a smart contract. Each user-submitted transaction includes a transacti...