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A funny AIM message from way back

I thought I would share something that I keep at the bottom of my inbox.  It’s always there if I need to put a smile on my face. I got this message on AIM from a co-worker way back in September of 2001: mark: hey? dan: what’s up mark: I think that…

Project Management at its best...

I wish I could say I’ve never been involved it a project like this, but we all know better… http://ianwhite.is-a-geek.net/PermaLink.aspx?guid=0ac66f08-5eac-4796-a881-83fc12d5061f from Ian White

Why I've been quiet lately

I apologize to my two fans for not posting regularly over the past couple of weeks.  Sadly, I hear from them that my posts are the only thing that keeps them going. Well part of the problem is laziness - on my part that is.  But I really have been…

The Power Strip Liberator Classic

The Power Strip Liberator Classic - I need about 50 of those things. http://www.sousley.com/270/1174.htm I love things that make my life easier!

Mandatory training before posting to forums...

Someone posted a link to this on a forum that I regularly read:  http://www.starterupsteve.com/swf/posting.html It should be required training for everyone on every discussion board on the internet!! And it’s funny, too.

The Marco Polo Design Methodology - I've been involved in way to many of these projects.

Chuck Bryan has a nice little tongue-in-cheek blurb about Marco Polo Softwared Design Methodology . “Marco”… “Polo”… I must be getting close. “Marco”… “Polo”… Damn, they moved again!

Adventures in Idiocy

(names have been garbled to protect the names of the innocent and not-so-innocent) A couple of days ago my buddy, Ken Pa… ummm.. Ben Kangpurn, IM’d me and said “You’re not going to believe this…” or something similar - you get the point. Anyway, to…

Veterans Day and what it means to Me.

On this Veteran’s Day I’d like to honor all veterans, but especially my family and friends.  I come from a long line of men who have served their country honorably and proudly. Me and both my brothers are veterans - 13 years of service between the…

New Whidbey IDE feature? - You can't code for crap!

Ahem, excuse me. I hate to bother you right now, but it looks like you are writing shitty code! (via Stuart Lauchlin , via Scott Hanselman )

The coolest thing I saw yesterday the cryo mouse

Found an interesting article and how-to on  making your mouse look like a mini-cryo chamber for a tiny Lego Man on the Hack A Day site yesterday.  My wife even thought it was kind of cool and she is extremely anti-geek stuff.  Well, she loves the…