Average Earnings by County in Kentucky

Average weekly earnings cover a pretty wide spectrum in Kentucky.  The higher income counties have almost double the average weekly earnings of the lower income counties.  This is the initial chart using the first quarter 2019 data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, and that is the latest data available.  Planned analysis includes determining how …
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France-based Qwant search

Qwant is a great search engine based in France.  It has a modern look at search and treats all results the same without bias.  Privacy is protected by European data privacy laws.  This is a search addition for browsers so that the engine can be set as default search in Mozilla or Microsoft browsers.  As …
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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 …
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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 …
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Firewall Button for LAN Gaming

Quick and easy tool to enable and disable the Windows 10 firewall. This is ideal for playing LAN games such as Minecraft which use changing port numbers.  It’s also useful for other LAN games so that in-depth troubleshooting is not required prior to having fun. Simply open the program and enable or disable the firewall.  …
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Nag Screens Removed

Meal Plan Grocery List now has no Nag Screens.  It is fully functional.  This may change in the future with an update, but not at the present time.  More recipes are on their way into the app.    This will allow complete testing of the software. · Updated Release Notes menu item to an updated URL.