Join Daniel Messer, the Cyberpunk Librarian, as he discusses the ways, the means, and the reasons for taking back control of your data. Do you really need a cloud based solution? Maybe not! And even if you do, make sure you get the right thing for your needs.

Links

  • OwnCloud – It’s like Dropbox for your own server
  • Setting up OwnCloud on GoDaddy – I’ve done it, and it’s not hard; especially if you know how to make MySQL databases work with websites.
  • BitTorrent Sync – Using torrents to sync your data with yourself and your friends.
  • SyncThing – Like BitTorrent Sync, but open source.
  • Vienna – Standalone RSS reader for OS X
  • NetNewsWire – Another standalone RSS reader for OS X
  • Liferea – Standalone RSS reader for Linux
  • Akregator – Standalone RSS reader for KDE (Also Linux, but specifically for KDE.)
  • RSSOwl – Cross platform, Java based RSS reader.
  • Brief – A RSS reader add-on for Firefox. Also a cross platform solution that integrates right into your browser.
  • AlternativeTo – There are other solutions to your software needs. Check them out, shop around, and get the best thing for you!

Music

Ample Mammal – Future Versus Calculator

Ryo Miyashita – Bellydance at Ebisu

What makes my everyday list of things that I use? From my phone to my computer there are certain apps and hardware that I use every single day to get things done and make projects happen!

Links

Music

Kevin Bryce – A Flashback for Mr. Computer

Ryo Miyashita – Bellydance at Ebisu

This time around Daniel Messer, the Cyberpunk Librarian, talks about some of his favourite podcasts!

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Music

Join Dan, the Cyberpunk Librarian, for an episode on what happens and what to do when things go down. No, not computers. What do you do when there’s going to be a fight and you’re going to be one of the participants? It’s a problem some librarians face, and there are ways to deal with things when the smile and the empathy doesn’t defuse the situation.

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Music

The Polish Ambassador – My Time Machine

Ryo Miyashita – Bellydance at Ebisu