Archive for July, 2013

Open Office Takes Control of OverDrive Files! Here’s the fix!

Thursday, July 11th, 2013

Do you use OverDrive Media Console to download and manage audiobooks, music, and video in Microsoft Windows? If you do, and you download and install Open Office, you might suddenly find that OverDrive no longer works with the .odm stubs used to initiate content downloads. That's because OpenOffice takes over ...

From Madison to Toledo

Monday, July 1st, 2013

I'm at the Fairfield Inn & Suites in Toledo, on Benore Road. Internet is slow here—about 1M/.5M. Worse, their wired service won't work with my router. I've no idea why not. In any case, I'll put this one on my "don't stay here again" list. They're also very stingy with outlets. ...

Madison Cave Man

Monday, July 1st, 2013

I'm at the Comfort Suites on 1253 John Q Hammons Dr., in Madison WI. This is my second night here. I was a little worried last night because there's a restaurant across the way that has very loud live music on Friday and Saturday nights. Last night's session went until ...