My Desultory Blog returns this weekend and a Roku2 XD

Posted By on September 17, 2011

After a few days off after arguing with my “previous” web hosting company in serving up my blog, I’ve moved the 12 gigabytes of files and content over to a new server. The task was not made any easier by my 6 years of linking photo, video and embedded content from a variety of places. Much of the fault was of my own making, but some due to accounts being terminated, etc. Nevertheless, I’m back up and running for the most part and all but one domain is completely under my control … roku2xdboxthe registrar switch should still take a few days but this shouldn’t impact included content. Whew … glad to have been forced to get this done.

A new gadget, the Roku2 XD Internet to TV content streamer, came in today and I’m looking forward to hooking it up this weekend. The main reason for the box is that it might be small enough to work on the sailboat and stream content to the TV screen. The plan is to be able to use either the marina wifi or possibly a 4G cell connection to watch a movie or streaming TV programming. At home, I’m looking forward to the new GBTV.com Internet only subscription broadcast. I suspect we’ll be seeing more traditional content being “self-published” in this way just as authors have adopted electronic self-publishing. A full report on the Rodu2 device to come.

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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.