Monthly Archives: September 2007

and we’re back…

OK, so I’m back on the online, and attempting to be productive. I got the new machine with Vista Home Premium, thinking it couldn’t be that bad. Well, it’s not that bad, but it does have its quirks. The UI … Continue reading

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worst shipping company ever…

Today was the first day I’ve ever written an angry letter (OK, paragraph) to a company (Dell, about my new laptop). The reason was not the company itself, but the shipping company, DHL. I will keep this short, a simple … Continue reading

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that’s great advise…

No matter how strong you think you are, no man (person) is an island. In your everyday life, you need some form of guidance. This is regardless of whether you are a religious person. From time to time, you need … Continue reading

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burn-out coverage…

OK, it’s been just over 2 years since I’ve started using my current laptop (7/15/2007) – an OK Inspiron 6000 (1.6GHz Centrino, 2GBs RAM, 533FSB). Well, that finally gave out two nights ago. It handled the task of parsing and … Continue reading

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online democratic debate…

I am not saying I agree with everything that Bill Maher says, I mean he was known for being Politically Incorrect… but it was good to see someone ask some more pressing (and obvious) questions. For example: “Senator Clinton, all … Continue reading

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you want acegi on that wall, you need acegi on that wall…

Just a little under 2 years ago, I became more aware of security as an important part of implementing a complete system. I know that many simply rely on the role based ACL-paradigm of the Sun Servlet spec. they’re using. … Continue reading

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it’s play money… no really.

I know it’s childish, but it’s a great time-waster: hedgestop. Ya sign-up and get $50,000,000 to start. Then go nuts investing with this fake money and no commissions. I’ve made $40,000, but since I have 50 million, it’s not really … Continue reading

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9/11, where are we now?

It’s September 11th. I wonder how many people remember? More importantly, how many people have forgotten? Over the past 6 years, if you’ve been through an airport, or overseas in general, you know that day changed this country, better yet … Continue reading

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that’s too honest?

9. Unexplained gaps in work history. While job seekers should account for these gaps, they should be careful with their wording. “One of the weirdest things that I ever saw on a resume … was a candidate who explained a … Continue reading

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Toolman 0.2

So I was looking for something related to JavaScript in the WebWork documentation. That’s not really important. Somehow, a section on some of the opensource JavaScript technologies caught my attention: Tool-man examples. I’ve been wondering how I would add drag … Continue reading

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