Do you talk about computers, software, or web sites as manifesting human-like behaviors? Personally, I have. At work, we manage several machines who collectively provide the GeorgiaVIEW service. When a machine is completely unresponsive, then we refer to it as having died. When a machine stops a performance issue, we refer to it as happy.… Continue reading Anthropomorphism
Cross posted from Rants, Raves, and Rhetoric? Babies are fascinated by me. When the two of us are in a room, they often find me the most interesting thing in the room. Usually, it is mutual. So, a mutual friend of a friend, Mojan has a fantastic blog. The past year or so has been… Continue reading Tale of Defeating the Crazy Woman
Finally got over my YouTube issueâ€¦. Basically, the upload form said files were limited to 100MB. Thatâ€™s like 1 minute for the default settings of my Canon Elph (640Ã—480 @ 60 fps). So I end up not having to use longer videos I shot. Until I found Google Video had a downloadable tool to push… Continue reading YouTube
I just finished How Doctors Think yesterday. First impression was doctors don't spend very much time thinking and gathering information to make a diagnosis. That impress struck a very negative chord with me as it sounds like in my profession of database and computer administration we spend hours picking apart the data we have to… Continue reading Computer v Human Diagnosis
I just finished How Doctors Think yesterday. First impression was doctors don’t spend very much time thinking and gathering information to make a diagnosis. That impress struck a very negative chord with me as it sounds like in my profession of database and computer administration we spend hours picking apart the data we have to… Continue reading Computer v Human Diagnosis
Is the Internet really a bad invention? According to Doris Lessing, yes. We are in a fragmenting culture, where our certainties of even a few decades ago are questioned and where it is common for young men and women, who have had years of education, to know nothing of the world, to have read nothing,… Continue reading Are Books the Only Way to Learn?
Today I received an email announcing new certification courses from Blackboard. Every administrator around our system did as well. We have a large body of certified trainers and administrators with multiple individuals at every campus who have been through the certification plus all the functional support have been through both training and admin certification. I’m… Continue reading Certification Courses
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Discovered in the wild… Your mission if you choose to accept it is to record debug information now. This uninstaller will self-destruct in 10 seconds. 10… 9… 8… 7… 6… 5… 4… 3… 2… 1… …BOOM! Pure awesomeness.