From talking to J: Me: Think of the computer as more a toy and less of a tool. Toys you explore all the parts and see what they can do. Tools you expect to be reliable. J: i bet if you were here – you could solve this problem lickedy split Me: probably. only cause… Continue reading Some Chat Gems
Of course, I had to blog The Hitchhiker’s Guide on Blogging. It is a requirement, I think.
My mother found a bug in her salad while at a restaurant a couple weeks ago. The manager was horrified, gave us a free desert, and apologized profusely. Mom was not disgusted because this is the first bug she has found in perhaps 200-250 salads she has had from this place. Maybe more…. We go… Continue reading Improperly Placed Insects
“These Aren’t the Chocolates You’re Looking For”
The countries who put stuff up in space should I think be responsible and safely drop all of the junk left up there. While the place is pretty big, collisions between objects in orbit are still pretty likely when there are so many items up there.
A routine trip turns into an enchanting escapade.
Project management materials always discuss things in the problem-solving methodology: Define successful criteria, constraints, and release criteria. (Define and understand the problem.) Write a plan, define tasks, identify risks, and estimate costs. (Develop a plan.) (Try the plan.) Record actuals and estimates. (Collect data.) Evaluate at milestones. (Evaluate data to determine if plan succeeded.) This… Continue reading Hidden Project Pitfalls
This video of a group called Redefined doing a capella Nintendo game themes is provided a great cap to my otherwise blah day. The classics: Super Mario, MK, and Zelda. Video MPEG 48 MB Was Mortal Kombat a Nintendo game? I only remember the first one on Sega?
Rands in Repose has been on my mind lately and re-read. This gem of a web site contains descriptions of techie and management personalities that I recognize. Okay, several personality description are of me. NADD? My laptop connected to blogs and other web sites, a blaring TV, and desktop playing music, say “Totally!” I am… Continue reading NADD Free Electron Completionist