Smelling a Picture, originally uploaded by Ezra F. Cats have a superior olfactory sense compared to us lowly homo sapiens. Tom, knowing the camera thing flashes leaned forward to sniff the camera only to get flashed right in his face. Any wonder why he digs his claws into me?
In posting a comment to a friend’s WordPress blog, it came up with the error: Error: This file cannot be used on its own. I was responding to a comment, so I doubted that he broke his blog between making a comment and my response. So I went looking though my own install. Essentially, at… Continue reading WordPress Error: This file cannot be used on its own.
The previous post regarding the FBI checking on whether a photographer was Middle Eastern reminded me…. The Civil Rights Movement occurred before I was born. However, my parents were afflicted by blatantly racist laws which continued for decades. State anti-miscegenation law  at the time prohibited White females from marrying outside of their race. Since… Continue reading Has Anything Changed?
One of the reasons my photos sets are more full of flowers than buildings is people don’t call the FBI over pictures of flowers. While it is perfectly legal to take pictures of buildings from public spaces, it makes “victims” nervous. No one cares about flowers. I can take all the pictures I want without… Continue reading FBI Investigates Legal Activity Also
Our Systems folks upgraded the code running Stats web site they let us use. This morning, was the first time I looked at it since the upgrade. Naturally, it was not working for me. Figuring it was my Mozilla Firefox’s fault, I tried the same web page in Flock. (Firefox with some other apps but… Continue reading Firefox Weirdness
A person intending to rob a convenience store filled out a job application while waiting for the store to clear of other customers. A good idea, assuming the potential robber does not give his real name and phone number of someone who knows him. This is exactly what the police say he did. Ouch. The… Continue reading Asking to Get Caught
Heston died today at 84 years old.
When I first started in IT at Valdosta State, my boss had The AWK Programming Language. My initial dabbling with awk was based on the guidance of this book. I am impressed Amazon has the book in stock. I am impressed the sale price is over $70 (3 pages / $1 while typical is >10… Continue reading First Edition AWK
I saw a CompSci.ca blog post for If a programming language was a boat… (through WIRED) and laughed at the descriptions of C, ColdFusion, Java, Perl, PHP, and Ruby. Java is a cargo ship. It’s very bulky. It’s very enterprise~y. Though it can also carry a lot of weight. Will carry a project, but not… Continue reading If a Learning Management System Was a Boat…