Now on iOS

Meal Plan and Grocery List is now available in the Apple App Store.  The app is free and contains no adds at present.  I have been working for several years toward getting a software development job.  The program is free for that purpose.  This version includes a new recipe selector for adding to the meal plan.  

Now on Android

Meal Plan and Grocery List maker is now on Android.  It is available from Google Play and the Amazon App Store. The recipes are included in the application. No subscription is necessary.  

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Links of the day: 2019-04-17

The University of New South Wales completed a study on selfie pictures and determined that sexy selfie pictures relate to income inequality in the United States.  The study is available on the website of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America.  As income inequality increases the type of self images change.  They conducted the study involving the Gini coefficient and other factors.  They discuss…
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A modern look at the effects of minimum wage increases on restaurant labor

Several states recently increased their minimum wage.  Illinois, California, New York, Massachusetts, and New Jersey passed legislation raising minimum wages toward or to $15 over the next four years.  Seattle made headlines with its minimum wage experiment.  Some data on that seemed to indicate slightly less total earnings.  It is a much different experience when one earns a higher hourly rate, even if the total annual earnings stay the…
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Hundreds of datasets from libraries, archives, and museums

Douglas McCarthy and Andrea Wallace produced a survey of data access policies and data sources.  It’s in Google Docs and called the Survey of GLAM open access policy and practice [2.0]. It’s an excellent resource with the license terms and web locations of hundreds of datasets from libraries, archives, and museums.

Desktop Shortcuts for Kids, new for 2019

Desktop Shortcuts for Kids is now available with an update facility for new shortcuts.  It works on multiple platforms and the shortcuts can be created for Edge, Opera, Firefox, Vivaldi, Internet Explorer, or Chrome.  The shortcuts will open the website in the preferred browser regardless of default browser settings. Simply choose the Browser and click the “Add Shortcuts to Desktop” button.  Delete any unused shortcuts.  This version has YouTube,…
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CentOS 7 Repository for Owncloud Desktop Client

CentOS 7 Repository for OwnCloud desktop sync client is online. This application works well with Nextcloud.  Use (k)statusnotifieritem/appindicator extension and Topicons plus extensions in Gnome to ensure the icon works as it should. The Url is To add the repo, type the following command: yum-config-manager –add-repo