I am going to have a new boss in a few weeks so I need to give him mad props (not to be confused with mad skills) before it is seen like I would kissing up if I gave him mad props. Ken Norton recently detailed when you should listen to users. I like the [...]
Do we really need these kind of warnings? Are things that bad out there? My caption entry would be “Babies will not be able to sit up in the Baby Storage Container. Please ensure they are lying down before storing.”
In what turned out to be a really stressful morning I got my quarterly test results back and everything is clear, clear, clear. No signs of cancer two years after treatment. Big, big, big hurdle to cross. I we need to have a party. The doctor was 40 minutes late. About 10 minutes into the [...]
Mark F. (well known eBay junkie) pointed me to this: http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=5619105917 I cannot for the life of me make any sense of it. Money laundering?
I’m infatuated with security and encryption. I realize that doesn’t necessarily fit my personality but I’m not infatuated with security because I feel my information needs to be secured — I just find that combination of technology and psychology required to secure a system (or a message) fascinating. For example, our IT department regularly sweeps [...]
Matt pointed me to 5ives which I found delightful. He seemed to like 5 things that killed your party but I am more partial to Five things I fear I might do if I were a ten-foot-tall monster with metal claws, laser beam eyes, and razor-sharp fangs. Here would be my addition… Five excuses I’ve [...]
26. Use the time you would have spent reading “25 ways to distinguish yourself” doing good work that you care about. Oh, and maybe one more: 27. Don’t brag about writing your first novel at age nine. Nobody likes a showoff.
my sister sent me this video. It made me smile.
Jul and I headed out for a weekend in Yosemite with Cara and Gregd (a.k.a Gear man) over labor day. I have always felt I had a solid collection of hiking gear but it turns out my gear levels are not even at the same order of magnitude as Greg. I am in the college [...]