Yesterday’s Thoughts

Archive for 2011

September 10, 2011

Four Letter Life Story

According to this test my Meyers-Briggs Personality Type is Introverted, Intuitive, Feeling, Judging (INFJ: 33, 12, 50, 33) This page gives my possible career paths as: Clergy / Religious Work Teachers Medical Doctors / Dentists Alternative Health Care Practitioners, i.e. Chiropractor, Reflexologist Psychologists Psychiatrists Counselors and Social Workers Musicians and Artists Photographers Child Care / […]

August 30, 2011

Rails 3.1 Nested Associations

Some cool changes here: Look at this one! “Associations with a :through option can now use any association as the through or source association, including other associations which have a :through option and has_and_belongs_to_many associations.” From the API Documentation (search for “Nested Associations”) class Author < ActiveRecord::Base has_many :posts has_many :comments, :through => :posts […]

August 5, 2011

Where’s The Octopus?

Scifri Videos: Where’s The Octopus?.

July 26, 2011

“If I die now, just remember you are all fantastic.”

Life responds: “That was one of the most disturbing things I experienced,” Esbati said. “She kept repeating that ‘If I die now, just remember you are all fantastic.’ And this was a girl of 18 or 19 years old, and she … was repeating that ‘I can see in your eyes that you are afraid, […]

May 19, 2011

The Disgrace of Everyday Life

An autobiography is only to be trusted when it reveals something disgraceful. A man who gives a good account of himself is probably lying, since any life when viewed from the inside is simply a series of defeats. George Orwell, Benefit of Clergy: Some Notes on Salvador Dali

February 5, 2011

Another Bush, A Different War, The Same Lies

February 3, 2011

What We Need to Know

Ken Robinson on Changing Education Paradigms

February 2, 2011

The Power of Vulnerability

Brene Brown on the Power of Vulnerability