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Jan
29
comment Select Email Notifications on My USPS
You could write a client-side mail filter, but I'm sure that's not what you're asking.
Jan
27
comment How does Google Maps see my hardware details (and decides to disable 3D view)?
browserspy.dk can help you see what information your computer makes available to websites.
Jan
23
comment Tweets don't show up in people's notifications tab
I've had people start following me in 2078 and 1878, so twitter's code is far from perfect (and/or their messing with time travel means your mention notifications were delivered in the far past or will be delivered in the far future)
Jan
22
comment Twitter trends without hashtags
I think twitter just looks at the words being used most frequently in tweets (ignoring 'a', 'the', 'I', etc). I'm pretty sure Twitter was doing trend stuff even before hashtags were popular.
Jan
16
comment How to forward a bunch of old Gmail emails?
+1 for google takeout
Mar
4
comment Why does IFTTT dislike this RSS feed?
I should've updated this earlier, but it turns out ifttt/superfeedr dislike feeds with only one item.
Dec
2
comment Show planned highways at all zoom levels in Google Maps
Remember, you can use OSM's API to get this data without having to look at a map at all. That's the big advantage to using OSM instead of google maps (in my mind).
Dec
1
comment Download direct messages from Twitter
The Twitter API might be able to help?
Dec
1
comment Show planned highways at all zoom levels in Google Maps
This doesn't answer your question, but have you tried openstreetmap.org to see if they have this data?
Nov
25
comment Yahoo! Pipes - Combine Page Linked Feeds Into One Feed
You could use a browser plugin like "download them all", or some sort of scraper?
Nov
24
comment Does Google Shopping offer search in local stores?
There should be an "available nearby" checkbox, although, from experience, I can tell you that it rarely works. So, yes, Google offers it, but no, they don't do a good job of finding local products.
Nov
24
comment Yahoo! Pipes - Combine Page Linked Feeds Into One Feed
I ran curl -D headers.txt -o out2.txt "http://www.higheredjobs.com/rss/categoryFeed.cfm?catID=212" and headers.txt shows "Content-Type: text/html;charset=UTF-8". Can you change this?
Nov
22
comment How does Google Books detect unusual traffic from a computer?
Your IP address is probably the major criteria. Things like User-Agent, lack of cookies/session id, etc, are probably secondary criteria. Using torproject.org may help
Nov
19
comment View PayPal history prior to 2011
If you go to "download history" (click on the Statements down arrow and select "download"), you can get this data 2 years at a time. I never noticed until now that the online history now stops at 11/20/2011 (3 year limit), that must be something new.
Nov
18
comment Is it possible download a mp3 file when new RSS feed is provided?
The recipe I created above is now working properly (but doesn't really answer your question)
Nov
17
comment URL manipulation in IFTTT
Woops. I meant to say that the do.convertapi.com page sets cookies or something. In other words, you can't just jump directly to printing a page, you have to navigate their site (and thereby get the appropriate cookies) before printing. Some utility sites dislike it when people try to jump past their navigation.
Nov
15
comment How to archive all saved data contained in a RSS feed on feedly?
Do you mean a specific feed(s) or everything on feedly?
Nov
15
comment How can I join Yahoo without giving a phone number?
You can cheat and use a service like maskme.com, but it's not free. You can also get a Google voice number or something (that forwards to your real phone), or use twilio.com. There are also free trials of forwarding phone numbers.
Nov
15
comment URL manipulation in IFTTT
I just visited your last URL and got "bad request". I'm guessing the site sets some cookies or something, and you can't just jump to the print/ page directly.
Nov
15
comment HTML emails into Wordpress with IFTTT
So you want only emails with a certain word/tag in them to be posted as Wordpress drafts? Could you use email to email filtering and then post to Wordpress?