Month: February 2008

  • Anti-Malware and Blackboard Vista

    Tier1 support was contacted by a student to report a problem with a quiz. Some sort of anti-malware software complained about code in the quiz. Tier1 support replicated the issue. Their software identified it as belonging to MyWebSearch. Very bad news. Tier2 support suggested the student remove the MyWebSearch toolbar. Tier1 escalated to Tier3 who […]

  • Tweets for Today

    08:35 *cough, cough, hack up lungs* # 10:37 @dgcombs Only one Ezra with the coolest last name. 😀 # 16:00 @opticalserenity You've gotta "love" it. That will set you "free". LOL # 16:20 Poor Twitter… Seems overwhelmed. # Automatically shipped by LoudTwitter Read and post comments | Send to a friend

  • Tweets for Today

    08:45 @minarets Ha… Its not even sticking here. Just a few flakes in the air. # 13:29 Sharom proposed to me… # 14:27 After learning about my last name, Sharon wanted to get married. Yup. It is just… that… good… of a name. # 14:31 @dgcombs Nope, it isn't a serious name at all. It […]

  • Quick Enough?

    Overheard in cube land… Analyst: Quick question which I think will have a quick answer. DBA: Okay. Analyst: Can we– DBA: No! Is that quick enough? It was humor. Both laughed.

  • Coolest Last Name

    I get some variant of, “You have the coolest last name,” from many strangers. Freelove sounds hippie, care free, and … well… loving. Its nice, you know? Marriage proposals over how cool it is… That is new. Sharon: Is “Freelove” really your name? Ezra: Yes, it is. Sharon: Can I marry you? About a year […]

  • Tweets for Today

    08:47 The windows @ work are rattling from the thunder. Good thing one is 5 feet away, right? # 09:44 @sholeh look up Homestarrunner’s what makes a good techno song. “The system is down… the system is down…” # 09:45 @strawpoll Ninjas, pirates smell like bilge water and rotten eggs. # 11:08 E: “You are […]

  • Open Letter to Users of Email Autoresponders

    Hi, Some people work in positions requiring high amounts of near constant contact. There is technology for this. One popular is the Blackberry which allows the user to no longer sit in front of the computer all the time. If more than one person is capable of doing the job you do, then set up […]

  • Tweets for Today

    09:16 @lgekeler LOL Nope. They don't. Win the legal battle to lose the public opinion war. # 09:56 Another coworker was asked for the most active month and day of the year. This is harder now we have 4 sources. So, now they want for each? # 10:35 The busiest month had 399,284,725 hits (Sep […]

  • Tweets for Today

    10:00 Monica is the latest woman to think I have the best last name ever. # 11:41 @sherryneal LOL Nice! I used to speed read, but got out of the habit in college.That probably explains why I have a huge to-read stack. :'( # 15:54 Found a graveyard in the 'hood. These must be family […]

  • Mozilla Prism Self-Signed SSL Issue

    I have been looking to use Prism. A gotcha I hit was it balked at any site using a self-signed SSL certificate. A recommendation was to copy the cert8.db file from a Firefox  profile to a Prism profile. This actually worked. Locating it is a bit of a pain in the ass on Windows. It […]