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OT: Started a kidlit review blog called My Comfy Chair
Ben Langhinrichs    

Some of you may already have heard, but I have started a site dedicated to kidlit, a term generally meaning literature for readers not yet ready for serious young adult or adult fare.  If you have or know kids anywhere from about 2 to 15, you might want to watch or follow My Comfy Chair, which already has reviews up for picture books, middle grade books and one young adult book.  The emphasis is on safe and family-friendly, so if you see a book reviewed, you can be confident that you won't regret checking it out from the library or buying it as a gift.  Kids can come to the site and look for themselves as well.

I am focusing on a mix of lesser known presses and books for more diverse, multicultural audiences along with better known publishing companies and books you might see in your local  bookstore.  If you are curious, stop on by, and never be afraid to leave a comment to let me know you're there.


Thanks, and back to your regularly scheduled business day.


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Crazy quilt of Domino 9.0.1 HTML rendering
Thu, Jul 31st 2014 10:00a   Ben Langhinrichs
One challenging aspects of describing issues with Notes/Domino rich text rendering is that there seem to be so many engines. Even on IBM Domino 9.0.1, there are multiple rendering engines that render rich text differently (different ones fail in different ways). See below an example of Notes rich text rendered by three of the different engines (or at least they appear to be different engines given the results). (Traveler may have yet another engine, but these are all built into the core Domino s [read] Keywords: domino ibm inotes lsx notes rich text traveler email server smtp
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My fairytale story video is up on Youtube
Sun, Jun 29th 2014 9:00a   Ben Langhinrichs
I finished up my story video, and it is now up on Youtube. I put it on a new channel, TheStoryTimeChannel, as I felt like it was sufficiently far removed from the IBM Notes and Gimp and product videos I do on my channel. Of course, that means I am starting with zero subscribers and zero view, so if you like this, it would be great if you could share it and subscribe. Plus maybe let me know what you think. This one took a lot, as I am trying to learn something about music mixing, and for this sto [read] Keywords: ibm notes
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Status of video fairytale production
Thu, Jun 26th 2014 7:00a   Ben Langhinrichs
Status of turning my story, Lucia's Wish, into a video fairytale (key: not started, partially done, completed) Narration of the story: recorded & editedIntro page art before we "open" the book: doneAllocating text to virtual pages: All 17 doneIllustrations for pages: 6 of 17 doneSynchronizing text and virtual pages: mostly doneMagical integration of 3.5 minute music and 8 minute story: startedClosing credits: Not donePost-production and publishing: Not donePost-publishing party: Ha! For [read] Keywords: integration
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New videos using the Peter Jackson approach
Thu, Jun 19th 2014 7:20a   Ben Langhinrichs
No, no hobbits or elves or elaborate war scenes. Also, no CGI. But I am working on three (possibly four) separate CoexLinks Fidelity videos at one time. Each deals with a separate aspect of why fidelity matters, and each should be short enough (aiming for 3 minutes or shorter) that you can pull your boss aside after a meeting, pull it up on your tablet or phone and say, "Hey, I think you should see this." Now I just have to decide whether to release them all at once or one at a time. Well, tha [read] Keywords:
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Sacrificing chickens under a full moon may not be enough
Wed, Jun 18th 2014 10:00a   Ben Langhinrichs
The response to our Out of Notes Pt 10: To SQL Server or DB2 video has been very positive, but has raised an issue more than once, especially among those companies moving applications from Notes to SharePoint. I have had a conversation like the following with a couple of customers in recent weeks. Most customers aren't like this, of course, but a couple. Customer: I want to be sure, we don't need to have any Notes developers for this? Me: That's right. Our Export to CSV sample database will l [read] Keywords: notes application applications consulting database db2 development server sharepoint sql
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New pricing for CoexLinks Fidelity reflects increased use by Notes shops
Mon, Jun 16th 2014 9:17a   Ben Langhinrichs
Over the weekend, we posted new pricing options for CoexLinks Fidelity. Per server pricing didn't change much (base server still $8000, additional servers now $6500), but we added user based Enterprise licensing primarily to help Notes shops that want to use the new fidelity even though they are not migrating their mail to another platform. For many years, CoexLinks was mostly about doclinks, both preserving them and using them strategically. But now, CoexLinks Fidelity is also about high quali [read] Keywords: ibm notes notes client application email enterprise exchange exchange google microsoft office outlook server




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Instilling confidence
Mon, Jun 9th 2014 11:47a   Ben Langhinrichs
Guess what? This isn't how Seriously, anybody know why IBM's main pages would trigger this? I was just going to download some IBM Domino software, but want to be sure I haven't missed something. [read] Keywords: domino ibm
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Remembering my first PET - the Commodore PET
Thu, May 29th 2014 11:27a   Ben Langhinrichs
I saw Kathy Brown's post about how Ant Pruitt asked whether we remember our first computer. Or at least the first one we ever used. I remember mine, and how I eventually managed to kill it. Back in 1978, my school bought a computer that I am fairly sure was a Commodore Pet that looked something like the image below. That is, I don't remember much about what it looked like, but I remember that my good friend, Jeff, and I were the only ones remotely interested. We learned to do some things on it [read] Keywords:
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I need brave voice volunteers
Sun, May 18th 2014 7:51p   Ben Langhinrichs
As some of you may have heard, I am working on a project to put out a rewritten and extended version of my sci fi humor serial, Judd Falcoln: Missionary to the Stars, as a series of Youtube videos. It will not be a script or movie, but it will be more than a simple narration of a story. Dialogue will be read by volunteers (that would be you, mate), and faces might be used as well in a manner of speaking. What I need are volunteers who are willing to record themselves reading expressively the lin [read] Keywords:
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Fidelity: Not mission critical except when it is
Fri, May 9th 2014 9:50a   Ben Langhinrichs
We are releasing CoexLinks Fidelity 3.6 today, and I thought I'd address one objection which comes up in meetings with clients. Email fidelity isn't mission critical. While most people making the argument are shot down quickly by those who do actually think that how a company presents itself to its clients and customers is important, I want to show an admittedly slightly contrived example, though I think you can see how even in more realistic cases, important information could be lost. In thi [read] Keywords: ibm notes email mobile




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