Archive | November, 2005

How To Write Unmaintainable Code

29 November 2005

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Of course, I don’t condone this, but it is rather funny that Roedy Green took the time to write an entire article describing how to “Ensure a job for life 😉” through writing code that nobody could ever possibly manage after you: In the interests of creating employment opportunities in the Java programming field, I […]

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New Orleans to offer free Wi-Fi

29 November 2005

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C|NET NEWS: The Big Easy is building its own wireless Internet network–and it plans to offer free access to all citizens.

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Wiki on ASP.NET 2.0 Security FAQs

29 November 2005

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Channel9 has published a wiki on ASP.NET 2.0 Security FAQs. Lots of useful FAQs with answers, check it out. [Thanks, Saravana]

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Firefox 1.5 released

29 November 2005

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From Tom Keating: Just received an email from the Mozilla Firefox PR folks to inform me that the final release of Mozilla Firefox 1.5 is now available for download from GetFirefox.com for most major operating systems or from the mirrors.Users of the release candidates should receive the update soon. I just hope they fixed the […]

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Web Video Ad Spend on the Rise

29 November 2005

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AdWeek – Nov 29 3:03 PM NEW YORK Internet video spot buying is set to more than double by 2007, spurred by increasing numbers of homes with broadband Internet connections and an improved selection of programming from big-name media companies, according to a report. [more…]

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Blogger Blocked at U.S. Border

29 November 2005

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A Canadian citizen learns a painful lesson about blogging and privacy after being turned away after U.S. border guards pored over his blog to discover where he lives. [more…]

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Geek Dinner in Utah County, Wed Night

28 November 2005

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I’m way excited about this. Paul Allen dropped the news on his blog (I wish I knew about this sooner!) that there will be a geek dinner on Wednesday night in Lindon at the Los Hermanos: Some of the smartest people I know are meeting for a geek dinner Wednesday night at Los Hermanos in […]

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Three Seconds… oops, too late.

28 November 2005

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C.M. Russell notes that your resume has now only three seconds to impress: It used to be that a resume would get about 7-10 seconds of attention before it got tossed. These days I’m reading more articles that suggest 3 seconds is now the rule. This means that your resume must be brief. So say […]

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Full Text Feeds

28 November 2005

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Thanks to Phil’s post, I went ahead and opened up my feeds to full-text. Of course, that does leave me wide-open to the possibility of people stealing my content, etc. If I see that happening, I may need to at least strip the HTML out of my feeds… we shall see. I will note that […]

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Googlize Yourself

28 November 2005

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What is Google’s golden goose? In my opinion: relevance. Relevant search, relevant groups, relevant shopping, relevant text ads, maps that make sense and are easy to look at, even relevant desktop organization–your stuff doesn’t look so disorganized anymore when Google helps you out! Google developed the algorithms, tested & retested. When they found what works, […]

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