September 17, 2007
This blog is several years old now. I have archives going back for nearly all
of its history (losing about a year of posts on one of my several migrations).
I have migrated from Wordpress, to Community Server, and recently back to
Wordpress. Throughout this history I have gradually sharpened the focus (in
the beginning, it was just random useless postings) on this blog in an attempt
to provide real technical value to search engine indexes and the handful of
September 11, 2007
It's been awhile since I have pruned my feed list, with over 200
subscriptions, it was time. I have recently been doing mostly Python work on a
Mac. Being a former .NET/Windows only developer, I have a lot of feeds that I
no longer am interested in.
September 11, 2007
I tore through the tutorial on Apple's Developer site last night and wrote
built a fancy little currency calculator. My first impressions are that the
experience of building the UI and the UI level functionality is by far the
best I have worked with, including VS 2005 WinForms designers. So, I was
thrilled as I explored this new universe until I got to the code.
September 8, 2007
Beyond all of the politicization of the "big issues" of our day, the concept
of Federalism seems to have been lost by everyone, except Fred Thompson:
August 17, 2007
This is a test posting from new iPhone. But it isn't fair to refer to this
device as merely a phone as it is so much more... Allin gorgeous hardware and
software packaging that the likes of Motorola and Nokia could learn a thing or
August 12, 2007
I've been wrestling with /etc/hosts changes all day (making changes and not
having the names resolve to what I specified in the hosts file).
July 30, 2007
These are two beautiful operating systems, however, after having been 100% on
the new Mac Book Pro now for some number of weeks, little things that I didn't
realize would be such a heavy context switch.
July 29, 2007
July 27, 2007
Apparently I am not the only one who has switched from PC to Mac.
July 16, 2007
A simple daemon is all I want. Fairly trivial when you think about it. Just an
infinite loop that excepts a certain kill signal to shutdown gracefully, but
that otherwise just loops continuously executing a certain tasks or series of