Ryan Barrett

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Just something to mention that may help others when attempting to access the embedded Candy videos.

If you see something like:
Because of its privacy settings, this video cannot be played here."

Your web browser may have a "privacy enhancer", Such as Privacy Badger or uBlock.
If you allow Permies.com through, your video should display properly.

There should be a tiny arrow pointing right (à la plus/minus tree expansion in most stuff)
Click that.

Also, try it logged out.  It's looks fine when I log out.
Weird, no?

10 months ago
In Chrome or Firefox
F12 brings up the dev/debug console thing.

Click "Console" (Firefox/Chrome)
and expand "Mixed content" for Chrome.

That should give you the list of insecure items.

Regarding that page:
'http://i1.ytimg.com/' seems to be the main offender.

They seem secured if I am not logged in.
When I log in the dev debug tool freaks out about all the insecure items.

10 months ago

paul wheaton wrote:

 What are other folks doing?   Anybody have suggestions on what "reward" I should offer?  

A nomadic traveler guy I follow on youtube has a couple offerings I really dig. Patron only Maps and Photos.  https://www.patreon.com/FindingSimon

The maps are of places he has visited, hopes to visit, finds neat enough to put a pin on the map, etc.
The photos are of his daily travel and maybe more personal than what he would share on instagram/etc.
And a Real time updated map of his travels,

Things wheaton labs could offer:

I really enjoyed Jesse's videos; It was great to see the progress through the year and other goings on out on the lab.  Your recent posts of bringing in a full time videographer, I think, would be awesome for this.

A weekly lab update would be perfect for patreon (maybe sharing with youtube once in a while or delayed a month.)
Maybe more often than weekly if something fancy is going on.


Maple syrup powder? Wowza, that I may have to test in camping pancakes.

paul wheaton wrote:I have a window open for this  http://amzn.com/B00N18DLJA

That leaves 9.  

I roll with these in popcorn regularly:
  • Nutritial Yeast!!! (tastes of cheese!)
  • Chipotle powder
  • Garlic Salt

  • 2 years ago
    Oh nice! I'm totally going to make this for our family thing this year. They sounded great in the podcast and even better as a recipe.

    Jocelyn Campbell wrote:

    I never was quite sure what 1 pink bottle of dark Karo syrup meant though, more often than not, I have preferred using maple syrup or brown rice syrup to corn syrup any way.

    The Karo might be a Midwest thing,  I recall seeing this stuff as a kid at my grandma's house(German descent too.... but I don't recall Pfeffernuss).
    2 years ago
    Her channel used to be called something regarding "Shitty Robots"

    I love the cereal one...  The knife one is pretty great too.

    2 years ago

    I threw a quick patreon plug together.
    Feel free to use it, or not, as you wish.


    It's certainly the chicken or egg thing and certainly not residual.

    Though, I'd bet with your next 5 podcasts and a few videos mentioning patreon and telling people how it works and how to get there, you could easily reach the $100 per artifact mark.
    And for me... I much prefer the "for the thing". I think that's a great thing to mention.

    Record it once and you can drop it in each episode. Better yet, If you have a videographer available, knock it out for video and audio at the same time.