Resolution Progress 2012: End

Today is the last day of the year, so where am I with those 2012 goals? Reading goals should be at 100%: Complete unfinished novel series. 23.1 of 28 done or 82.5%. So I missed. American History and Decision Making. 10 of 10 done or 100%. So done. Science. 13 of 13 done or 100%. So done. Read 50 books. I have read… Continue reading Resolution Progress 2012: End

Collected Quotes November/December 2012

My main page on quotes is Quotes to Make You Think. Additional ones can be found under the Quotes tag. If you can’t be seven feet tall, be seven feet smart. — Lois McMaster Bujold A book lying idle on a shelf is wasted ammunition. — Henry Miller Two possibilities exist: either we are alone in the Universe or we are… Continue reading Collected Quotes November/December 2012

Inconsistent Experiences

Lately I have been thinking about getting a new TV. An important vacuum I would like to fill is accessing content on the Internet through it. The want is mostly filled by my Wii, but the device is in a physical location that makes playing games inconvenient because of the limited space. So my idea… Continue reading Inconsistent Experiences

Log In With Facebook

Lately I have come to appreciate web sites that let me visit without connecting to Facebook. The sites asking me to connect use the same technology for the extremely annoying advertisements that disable doing anything on the web site until I figure out how to close it. Or lately, this technology is used to make… Continue reading Log In With Facebook

Automated Testing

On a call today, our new vendor asked that we verify every web site works before having them apply service packs. Our analyst said, “We can do that.” I pointed out the problem causing the present concern happened one in ten times on one site on one server of the instance. Therefore to catch it,… Continue reading Automated Testing