CNBC improves video transcript search and timeline linking

| April 14, 2011

CNBC displays impressive transcript and search features in its new video.cnbc.com archive. A few of the cool features are that the transcript can be searched. When highlighted the video jumps to the correct spot on the video … same for emailing or sending it to a social network. Technology at it best … except for […]

Testing the WebM video embed

| April 14, 2011

Testing an embed after encoding a HTML5 WebM video of the JFK Airport Airbus A380 spinning a CRJ700 commuter jet. EDIT 4/16/2011: Uninstalled the WordPress plug in as it messed up all my previous audio and video embeds. Waiting for more universal acceptance and less intrusive plug in. EDIT AGAIN 4/29/2011: After the uninstall I’m […]

Giving financial advice to family if you cannot keep quiet

| April 14, 2011

For those of us who can relate to being asked for investment advice by family … I’m sharing letter I received today that might help. For some delusional reason, a few in my family feed my ego by asking for investment advice, even though my competence is questionable. I usually keep quiet on the subject […]

Desultory - des-uhl-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee

  1. lacking in consistency, constancy, or visible order, disconnected; fitful: desultory conversation.
  2. digressing from or unconnected with the main subject; random: a desultory remark.
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