Yesterday’s Thoughts

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May 22, 2012

May 17, 2012

TadaoCern – Tadas Cerniauskas

An amazing collection of faces. TadaoCern – Tadas Cerniauskas. From ze frank

May 15, 2012

“To Yahoo, It Was Just a Fucking Database”

Gizmodo on how Yahoo killed Flickr, “The first community problems became evident when Yahoo decided all existing Flickr users would need a Yahoo account to log in. That switchover occurred in 2007, and was part of the CorpDev integration process to establish a single sign on. Flickr set it to go live on the Ides […]

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: http://guides.rubyonrails.org/3_1_release_notes.html 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