Howto Play by Post Any RPG on Google+

Howto Play by Post Any RPG on Google+

Gaming
The most common thing I get asked when starting to run a new role-playing game online is how does Play by Post work. Here is a break down of how I run AD&D (1e/2e/OSRIC) games with Google+. First, what is play-by-post. Play-by-post PbP is a game run by posting situations and then allowing for players to respond to them. It's not the fastest way to play, and the waiting sometimes sucks; I have to make sure everyone has a chance to contribute before rolling out the next part of the story. But where it works really really good is for people who are across the globe in different timezones and on different schedules. A single area could take a few hours to a few days to complete - but everyone has…
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How Samsung is killing Android

How Samsung is killing Android

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Everyone is raving how Samsung has the opportunity to make Android better, or more competitive by forking it, or taking it over as Amazon did. The bigger issue is: look at how Samsung has been in supporting Android up-to-now to really answer that question for yourself. Samsung Moment – this is a very capable little Android phone, one which both Sprint and Samsung abandoned once a new handset came out to replace it. Samsung Tab (t-mobile) another example of a great Android tablet that both t-mobile and Samsung left out in the cold with an old version of the OS. These are only two examples of how Samsung has managed their Android ecosystem. Turns out that they are one of the driving forces in the OS fragmentation and the main…
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10 Best Freeware Apps for Apple OSX

10 Best Freeware Apps for Apple OSX

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From time to time I get a wild hair and need to format my Mac and really start over with a clean slate. Most recently I’ve done it in response to a weird kernel panic I was getting. Here is the freeware that I installed right off the bat. Honestly you should too. 1. Google Chrome Browser This is the very first thing I install. It allows me to easily download everything else on the list. Make it the default browser while you’re at it. 2. ClamXav Best Anti-Virus hands down. Oh and it's free. 3. Keka Keka is a free file archiver for Mac OS X. Extracts: RAR, 7z, Lzma, Zip, Tar, Gzip, Bzip2, ISO, EXE, CAB, PAX, ACE - Compresses: 7z, Zip, Tar, Gzip, Bzip2 4. TextWrangler TextWrangler…
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Webmaster Tools

Webmaster Tools

Coding
All three major search engines provide webmaster tools that give you detailed information and statistics about how they see and crawl your website. In order to access most of the features, you will have to verify your sites.  Here are links to each service and examples of each ones META tags. Google Webmaster Tools Example: <meta name='google-site-verification' content='dBw5CvburAxi537Rp9qi5uG2174Vb6JwHwIRwPSLIK8'> Yahoo! Site Explorer Example: <meta name='y_key' content='3236dee82aabe064'> Bing Webmaster Center Example: <meta name='msvalidate.01' content='12C1203B5086AECE94EB3A3D9830B2E'>
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