Daily Archives: September 27, 2019

Autoped – YouTube Videos

As I recently posted a few things about electric/motorized scooters, I checked out some YouTube videos on the subject: https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=Autoped https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=electric+scooter+2019. Worth noting that some places have slightly different regulations on privately owned electric scooters than rental electric scooters. In … Continue reading

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BookBaby Blog – Featured Blogger of the Week September 27, 2019

For this week’s Featured Blogger of the Week, I chose BookBaby Blog  – https://blog.bookbaby.com/. About BookBaby page: https://www.bookbaby.com/about-bookbaby Why do writers need BookBaby? Because self-publishing can be complicated. It’s our job to make it easy. Look, writing a book is … Continue reading

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5 on Friday 27/09/19: RPG Special! — No Rerolls

It’s Friday, and here on No Rerolls that means it’s time for an all-new 5 on Friday, and this week we have an RPG focus! We’re going to start with 5 exciting releases for this week before moving on to … Continue reading

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History of Motorized/Electric Scooters – September 27, 2019

As I mentioned in this post – Scooters, Scooters Everywhere – September 27, 2019, I found a few articles on the history of motorized scooters. They have been around since 1915: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Autoped although they fell out of favor early on … Continue reading

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Why Traditional Publishing Is Dying – September 27, 2019

I have made this point a number of times, but traditional publishing is dying. I am talking about book sales as some niche markets, like gaming books are doing okay. However, the competition from Print on Demand (POD) from places … Continue reading

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Self-published Authors Are Empowered Authors — BookBaby Blog

By BookBaby author Steven Spatz Self-publishing used to mean forgoing the resources of traditional publishing and running your entire independent enterprise by yourself. Thanks to technology and the increased connectedness allowed by the Internet, indie authors now have access to … Continue reading

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Scooters, Scooters Everywhere – September 27, 2019

There are some differences in the ordinance for electric scooters when they are privately owned, but I am not finding much information on the differences. Aside from this: https://www.wichita.gov/Scooters/Pages/default.aspx Do the scooter regulations apply to individually owned private scooters? No, … Continue reading

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Justice Department sets rules for using genealogy sites to solve crimes – September 25, 2019

I saw this in a search today – Justice Department sets rules for using genealogy sites to solve crimes: https://www.engadget.com/2019/09/25/justice-department-rules-for-genealogy-site-use/. It’s a good start, but I would like to see clearer language in place of some of the vaguely worded … Continue reading

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As Made-To-Order DNA Gets Cheaper, Keeping It Out Of The Wrong Hands Gets Harder – September 24, 2019

I saw this recently on NPR – As Made-To-Order DNA Gets Cheaper, Keeping It Out Of The Wrong Hands Gets Harder – September 24, 2019: https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2019/09/24/762834987/as-made-to-order-dna-gets-cheaper-keeping-it-out-of-the-wrong-hands-gets-harder?ft=nprml&f=1001. In case anybody doesn’t understand how messing with DNA can go horribly wrong, there … Continue reading

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FindMyPast Fridays September 27, 2019

I saw this last night on FindMyPast –Search new additions to the 1939 Register and more: https://www.findmypast.com/blog/new/explore-life-in-britain-on-the-eve-of-war Explore life in Britain on the eve of war Here’s what’s new the Findmypast Friday:   1939 Register Update   To mark the … Continue reading

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