Share What’s Banned Without Getting Canceled – CIPH-R.com

October 29, 2022 benf101 0

What is it? Here’s a little pet-project I put together just for fun. It’s called CIPH-R.com (pronounced like “cipher”) https://ciph-r.com It is for when you want to say a certain thing online but you know the word will get flagged and get your comment deleted. The solution is to create a […]

Making Bing Less Annoying

October 9, 2022 benf101 0

I use Bing to search from time to time. It’s a decent alternative to Google, which I avoid entirely. Overall, I appreciate Bing’s results but the everchanging page drives me insane. Things are constantly moving. If I click a link and then press “back” to return to the Bing page, […]

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Windows 10 Not Recognizing Headphones When Plugged In

September 22, 2022 benf101 0

If you plug in your headphones and nothing happens, and you need to reboot your computer to get your headphones working, this post might be just for you! The problem is with the Realtek service that runs on your computer. No, don’t try to update the driver, like all the […]

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Weather Modification Attempts, From http://noaa.gov

August 28, 2022 benf101 0

These are the published weather modification attempts, from http://noaa.gov. According to US Code Title 15 Section 9a: The Secretary shall maintain a record of weather modification activities, including attempts, which take place in the United States and shall publish summaries thereof from time to time as he determines. https://library.noaa.gov/Collections/Digital-Collections/Weather-Modification-Project-Reports   […]

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No Password Login Is Impossible

August 28, 2022 benf101 0

I’m not too keen on this creepy idea. It’s bad enough that your phone has to “look at you”, but then to tie it to your logins makes it worse. That makes your phone the controlling device of any login, even on your computer. People mistake this for security because […]

Nextcloud – Removing Duplicate Contacts

September 12, 2021 benf101 0

Unfortunately, Nextcloud has no built-in ability to merge and/or remove duplicate contacts. Over the years, I have accumulated over 1000 contacts, some of which are only email addresses and some of which are phone numbers. I don’t have over 1000 friends, just to be clear. Not yet, anyway. To remove […]