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Daniel Escasa

Technologist. Writer and editor. Shakespearean actor.

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  • What's significant about this is that they're...

    18 March 2013

    What's significant about this is that they're including guidelines on contributing to FOSS. http://t.co/8FfcNYyDrz Daniel Escasa (@silverlokk) March 18, 2013 About Welcome to Free Software Daily (FSD). FSD is a hub for news and articles by and for the...

  • My laptop, in for repair again, and it's more...

    04 April 2013

    My laptop, in for repair again, and it's more serious this time -- won't power up. And it's not my charger https://t.co/ehKsndKEId Daniel Escasa (@silverlokk) April 04, 2013 April 3, 2013

  • Do take note of the comment http://t.co/hKybFg4Eug

    17 March 2013

    Do take note of the comment http://t.co/hKybFg4Eug Daniel Escasa (@silverlokk) March 17, 2013 Few may know it, but the very first domain on the World Wide Web just marked its 28th birthday last March 15. "Today, let's give congratulations to the former...

  • Math instructor releases 2,600 videos under...

    05 April 2013

    Math instructor releases 2,600 videos under Creative Commons Attribution - Creative Commons http://t.co/YpNZw2tcP7 Daniel Escasa (@silverlokk) April 05, 2013 Creative Commons licenses provide a flexible range of protections and freedoms for authors, artists,...

  • Google Plusers probably know better, so this is...

    07 June 2013

    Google Plusers probably know better, so this is for their FB friends who don't :) http://t.co/14m0nyFFrG Daniel Escasa (@silverlokk) June 07, 2013 The popularity and influence of social media continues to increase at lightning speed, and recent events...

  • Block W3c hard-wiring the requirements of DRM...

    30 May 2013

    Block W3c hard-wiring the requirements of DRM vendors into the HTML standard: http://t.co/Avq0ppDZr6 via @change Daniel Escasa (@silverlokk) May 30, 2013 DRM standards look like normal technical standards but turn out to have quite different qualities....

  • Java developer says he built, launched basic open...

    24 May 2013

    Java developer says he built, launched basic open source office suite in 30 days http://t.co/iHrRlPS279 Daniel Escasa (@silverlokk) May 24, 2013 IDG News Service - A freelance Java developer claims it took him only 30 days to build and launch a basic...

  • Patent trolls feel wrath of Khan, Klingons,...

    09 May 2013

    Patent trolls feel wrath of Khan, Klingons, Romulans, and Starfleet Academy | Cringely - InfoWorld http://t.co/fnUsZizjed Daniel Escasa (@silverlokk) May 09, 2013 Service Desk Comparative Report Gartner's recent magic quadrant for IT Service Support Management...

  • Losing Twitter Followers? 10 Dos & Don’ts To...

    03 May 2013

    Losing Twitter Followers? 10 Dos & Don’ts To Keep Your Followers & Attract New Ones http://t.co/tJSK9EYGB9 Daniel Escasa (@silverlokk) May 03, 2013 Are you using Twitter? If not, you should be! If you are, how's it coming along? Are you finding success...

  • How to Automate Your Phone for Every Room in the...

    17 April 2013

    How to Automate Your Phone for Every Room in the House with NFC Tags http://t.co/m9EVTGhqAm Daniel Escasa (@silverlokk) April 17, 2013 There are certain things you do on your phone every day, like launch navigation when you get in your car or set your...

  • Second-screen prototype hopes to boost TV viewing...

    10 April 2013

    Second-screen prototype hopes to boost TV viewing http://t.co/KnKoYll8sC Daniel Escasa (@silverlokk) April 09, 2013 Akamai proof of concept offers complementary content to viewers on smart[hones, tablets IDG News Service - Akamai Technologies demonstrated...

  • Or, you could try G+ circles :) Although truth to...

    07 April 2013

    Or, you could try G+ circles :) Although truth to tell, I don't know how they would compare with any of the sites… https://t.co/dzSey8Gvp1 Daniel Escasa (@silverlokk) April 07, 2013 I loathe Facebook. Actually, I loathe what Facebook has become. No longer...

  • Wanna search for messages in a GMail Tab? Use...

    01 June 2013

    Wanna search for messages in a GMail Tab? Use category: where category_name is primary, social,… https://t.co/mChM23wwnq Daniel Escasa (@silverlokk) May 31, 2013 Wanna search for messages in a GMail Tab? Use category: where...

  • Attention, gadget mags: the Arduino, Raspberry Pi,...

    31 May 2013

    Attention, gadget mags: the Arduino, Raspberry Pi, and Beagleboard (including the 'bone) are not mini-computers.… https://t.co/6JMirlxx8i Daniel Escasa (@silverlokk) May 31, 2013 Attention, gadget mags: the Arduino, Raspberry Pi, and Beagleboard (including...

  • DIY Hacks & How To’s: Make a Magic Wand...

    17 May 2013

    DIY Hacks & How To’s: Make a Magic Wand http://t.co/PT4yTAVFbL Daniel Escasa (@silverlokk) May 17, 2013 Do you know a kid that likes to pretend that they are a wizard or a fairy princess? Well, this is a project for them. This project shows how you can...

  • How-To: Text Your Coffeemaker

    23 June 2013

    How-To: Text Your Coffeemaker Now to add an Arduino to drive a robotic arm, or maybe just a platter that senses when the cup is full, then replaces it with a new one. The Textpresso should also be able to detect that it's run out of new cups feedly.com Introducing...

  • Don't Get Hacked On Twitter - What To Do To Stay Safe

    05 May 2013

    Most of those tips are applicable to other sites as well, not just social networking sites. soa.li Sites like Twitter are not soft targets. Twitter has even implemented security protocols like DMARC for stronger phishing protection. But even as I write...

  • Send 10 kids to CENTEX

    30 May 2013

    Send 10 kids to CENTEX - SocialProject.PH http://ow.ly/lxqTH ow.ly The Center of Excellence in Public Elementary Education (CENTEX) is a public school learning environment where bright children from economically...

  • Mobile users clam up, use more data, survey shows

    22 April 2013

    Even if voice minutes are down, that doesn't mean that voice *usage* is down. Betcha VoIP is a fairly popular use of data connections. www.computerworld.com Mobile users in North America are hanging up and using email, text or social networking at a rapid...

  • Features | More than 40,000 apply for one-way ticket to Mars

    21 April 2013

    I can think of a few people I'd like to *buy* a one-way ticket to Mars but the dictates of Christian charity forbid it :) www.joe.ie It seems that there has been huge interest in signing up to sampling life on Mars in ten years, even though it is a one...

  • My laptop, in for repair again, and it's more...

    04 April 2013

    My laptop, in for repair again, and it's more serious this time -- won't power up. And it's not my charger

  • Texas teen points to heavens, gets 4×100 relay squad banned from state championships

    06 May 2013

    It constituted "excessive celebration". D'uh! Yet another sign that the Apocalypse is nigh sports.yahoo.com One athlete’s reactionary gesture has led to a broader discussion about what is appropriate at public school events, after a Columbus (Texas) High...

  • Let's Play Together theme, which explains the...

    19 March 2013

    Let's Play Together theme, which explains the picnic tables

  • Have lost track of the number of days since the...

    25 March 2013

    Have lost track of the number of days since the start :) so I'm titling the album by date

  • 9am Palm Sunday mass, the 3rd mass in the new...

    26 March 2013

    9am Palm Sunday mass, the 3rd mass in the new church. I took the last three photos though, the next day

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