Tag Archives: service

How to translate any webpage with one click

But as great as Google Translate is, it requires that little extra effort or advanced planning which only helps for pages you control, so it doesn’t get used as often as it could. With the help of another Javascript bookmarklet, you can create one click translation for any web page you are currently viewing. Read more »

How do you make money in a world without copyright?

Someone at ask.metafilter.com is wondering about a world without copyright. My answer was that Read more »

How much purchasing power has the dollar lost over time?

We have heard of inflation, but what is its effect? A dollar doesn’t buy what it used to. But what does that mean? I bought a house in 1988 for $97,000. If I had to buy it today with a weaker dollar, how much would it cost?
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How to create pretty word clouds that are yours to use for any purpose

A word cloud is a visual representation of information using words as graphics with meaning. The larger the representation of the word, the more significant Read more »

How to share your thoughts on any web page

So when you see something truely remarkable, you want to share just what you see. Now, of course, you can take a screenshot, but there is something better! Read more »

How to find a public bathroom when you are traveling or just away from home

Where is the closest bathroom? Is it only available for customers? How nice is it? Is there a baby changing table? Do they charge for access? Read more »

This bookmarklet will tell us whois the current owner of any website

A bookmarklet is a bookmark that contains a JavaScript program instead of a URL. The JavaScript code has access to the current page, and can operate on it, change it, or direct to a new page based on it. Read more »

Don’t go hungry. How to afford food when times are tight

In the United States, a family of four can eat for about a week at a cost of $35. There is no application process. Anyone can participate. Bill Gates can shop here if he wishes. Read more »

How to translate your blog or website into 51 languages in real time

There are two ways of adding translated versions of your blog for your foreign language visitors. Read more »

How do you keep watch that your website is up and serving pages?

I must admit, my website does not have the uptime I would be happy with. Sometimes my hosting provider has a problem, and when you try and visit my website, you get site not found errors. Read more »