Gray Matter


Gray MatterGray matter refers to certain parts of the human anatomy. It’s present in the brain, brain stem and cerebellum, and throughout the spinal cord.

A walnut when cracked open, looks a lot like the top view of a human brain. It contains omega-3 fatty acids, which help support brain functions.

Below are the latest 10 posts featuring ideas that have leaked from my own gray matter at one time or another.

Walnut Image Attribution: Ulrike Leone from Pixabay

Backup and Transfer MySQL Databases

RT Cunningham | January 27, 2021 (UTC) | Web Development

The first script below is a PHP script I wrote a long time ago, before 2016, until I switched to the second script in 2016. I no longer use either one, but I'm re-publishing them for posterity. Who knows? I may use MySQL as my database server again someday.

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Martial Arts - Niche Market #21

RT Cunningham | January 26, 2021 (UTC) | Blogging

Martial arts is not only a hobby for a lot of people, it's a means of self-defense for people who lack fighting skills. The classes and the equipment needed for training can be expensive.

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Save YouTube Videos as Files on Your Computer

RT Cunningham | January 25, 2021 (UTC) | Computers, Entertainment

YouTube doesn't offer an option to download the videos you watch there. Either they don't want you to download them or they believe streaming is all you really need to do. What they don't understand is streaming doesn't always work very well, even with buffering.

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Makeup and Beauty - Niche Market #20

RT Cunningham | January 24, 2021 (UTC) | Blogging

Teenaged girls and women will spend a small fortune, every month, on makeup and beauty items. Most of the time, they don't even need it. Of course, now with all the strange sexual identity stuff going on, there's probably a lot of teenaged boys and men spending money on it as well.

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Noise Pollution Where I Live in the Philippines

RT Cunningham | January 23, 2021 (UTC) | Health

Noise pollution is an issue in places where it's impossible to prevent it. The number one cause of the noise in my neighborhood in Olongapo is the children playing, in ages up to adulthood.

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Health - Niche Market #19

RT Cunningham | January 22, 2021 (UTC) | Blogging

The health niche market is probably the largest niche market of all. Think about it. Every aspect of our lives is related to our health in one way or another.

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Portable Applications on Windows and Linux Computers

RT Cunningham | January 21, 2021 (UTC) | Computers

There are a couple of ways to run portable applications on your computer. Whatever way you do it, you need an external USB drive. It doesn't matter whether it's a flash drive, a solid-state drive or a hard disk drive, as long as you can boot up with it.

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Gardening and Lawn Care - Niche Market #18

RT Cunningham | January 20, 2021 (UTC) | Blogging

Gardening and lawn care can cover a lot of ground (no pun intended). It can cover more topics than I can even imagine. The only topic I'm very familiar with is lawn mowing.

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Linux File Permissions, FTP Servers and FTP Clients

RT Cunningham | January 19, 2021 (UTC) | Computers

The default file permissions for Linux are 755 for directories and 644 for files within directories, which aren't directories themselves. Basically, it means directories and files can only be written by the user and the group, but they can be read by anyone.

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Fishing - Niche Market #17

RT Cunningham | January 18, 2021 (UTC) | Blogging

The act of fishing is as old as time itself. I have to admit I don't know the history of all the methods used. Even historians probably lack in that area.

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