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Posts by dotknott

iOS Shortcut – Play NPR

Posted by on Sep 17, 2018 in iOS shortcuts | 0 comments

I’ve long been pretty frustrated that I couldn’t get Siri to play my local public radio station with a voice command. I could ask her to play music I had on my phone, but not the radio station. She could play a playlist, but playlists on the phone couldn’t include streaming media like they could on the computer. When I read about the new shortcuts feature in iOS 12, I wasn’t sure that it could get Siri to do what I wanted, but I had to try! This is a pretty simple iOS...

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On the Mesa Outside of Moab, Utah

Posted by on May 27, 2012 in Uncategorized, Utah | 0 comments

On the Mesa Outside of Moab, Utah

  A few images from the campsite on the mesa, 30 minutes outside of Moab, Utah. and a time-lapse from the same site....

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Eclipse

Posted by on May 27, 2012 in Utah | 0 comments

Eclipse

A small collection of images from the Annular Eclipse taken at Bryce Canyon, Utah, May 20, 2012. Equipment: Celestron Nextar 6 SE and a Nikon D5000 at prime.   I was situated on an overlook at Rainbow Point at Bryce Canyon National Park. As the eclipse was going on I would turn around periodically and notice the shadows cast on the rock behind us. You can see the eclipse in the shadows...

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Leaving Apple

Posted by on Feb 15, 2012 in Uncategorized | 3 comments

It has been a great privilege to have been granted the opportunity to work with all of you. However, I have been offered an opportunity elsewhere. I’ll be doing some database administration and web design, as well as producing podcasts and creating media from conference content. (sounds like something I might be good at, huh!?) I’m going to miss the company and you, my coworkers and customers immensely. I won’t be far off, as I am staying in Rhode Island, and I’m sure there will be...

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November Bread

Posted by on Nov 3, 2011 in NovBread | 0 comments

November Bread

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