“Threat of harm” tactics AKA “if you don’t respond to this recruiting email I will microwave this cute kitten” are pretty much guaranteed to make me call up your boss at your recruiting company and tell him, at length, and loudly, what a complete asshole you are. And this is why a certain recruiting company… Yearning to get the rest of “You’re Gonna Do What Now??” Click on this link!
If you are a designer and you slap !important on every CSS tag in your theme “Because my style is more important than all that other stuff!” then I have to assume you are both egotistical *AND* an idiot. Removing !important turns all of your bad decisions in to instant bugs.
Feeling trepidation about doing a full system upgrade on a Ubuntu/AMI box on AWS. I’ve snapshotted the box, did all my checks, but cannot bring myself to pull the trigger. The underlying box hasn’t been upgraded in years (years!), probably five or six years. I am feeling very uncomfortable doing this. I can always restore… Click this link to continue reading the remainder of the article
I think I might get me a few of these, assuming there is a library or SDK I can hack on. More useful than a box of Kinects. Razer Stargazer
Why the hell does html_safe not work in Nanoc?!? *grrr* Shakes fist at Nanoc “safely” escaping the angled brackets all the time. HAML! Why are you escaping things which should not be escaped!?! *shakes fist at HAML* Hmm, not sure if I am missing something fundamental or if HAML is just broken in that way,… Click this link to read the rest of the article
A paper exploring “robotic storage system for electronic components” by Justin Lloyd Download a PDF of “robotic storage system for electronic components” here
A rash of claimed ownership. There’s a flurry of math formula images flying about that devolve into “merry xmas” at the end. Quite clever. And quite old. What is alarming, is not the number popping up bordering on memeful, but the people posting and claiming ownership, authorship, copyrights, assertions, links to their “original” post on… Looking to get the rest of “Claimed Ownership?” Click here!
That isn’t sarcasm. Woke up without an alarm. Drank a leisurely cappuccino. Spent an hour doing marketing and outreach to potential business leads. Idled a few hours hacking on code for a web app. Signed a contract for several thousand dollars of easy work. Made a steak and stout pie with a small side salad… Continue reading the rest of “Wonderfully Unproductive Day.”
If you are a designer and you slap “!important” on every CSS tag in your theme “Because my style is more important than all that other stuff!” then I have to assume you are both egotistical *AND* an idiot.