A Rasta Ride to the Airport

Rastafarian FlagFor those of you who give a damn, we made it safely to Japan. The trip itself had quite an interesting start in the form of a cab ride to the airport with a, ahem, slightly odd-in-the-head fellow.

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Heading to Japan

Tokyo Tomorrow we head off to Tokyo, Japan for a memorial service to celebrate the life of my wife’s father. We’ve both been very busy with our respective work, plowing ahead head down. It finally feels good to lift our heads above the chaos and exclaim…

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Joel Inserts Foot in Mouth and Then Shoots Self in Foot.

For as smart a guy as Joel Spolsky supposedly is, you’d think he’d keep his dumb ass remarks off his blog and between himself and his interns.

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What Happens when you Cross-Breed Barney and the Tele-Tubbies?

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You get BoohBah!

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Skype Out and Touch Someone

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Skype My wife usually uses a cheap calling card to call her mother in Japan. Unfortunately, for the last month, every time she would try to call, there would be problems. Today for example, they were having problems routing calls and she kept waking up some man in god only knows what god forsaken country he was in.

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IPod DJ Mixer

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IPod DJ MixerWhen this whole “Software Development” fad dies out (and yes, I am using air quotes here with the two fingers), I know what my next calling will be: An IPod DJ!

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Your Next Tablet Hard Drive - Solid State Baby

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Samsung SSD Too bad these things aren’t out yet. With no moving parts, this thing sips power, less than 5% of the power consumption of current hard disk drives, while blazing at 150 percent of the performance of comparably sized drives.

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Why The Customer is Always Right

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Dave hits it on the nose here with sublime timing. The customer is always right. Get a clue, Toshiba.

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Tablet PC (Toshiba M200) Woe - Goodbye Hard Drive

Toshiba M200 I’m pretty bummed today as my Tablet PC went on a holiday and refuses to come back. I’m pretty sure it’s a problem with the hard drive as the last event viewer message I saw was a warning that the system detected an imminent hard drive failure. That’s when I started backing everything up.

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This Song Is So Much Fun

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Pics of Real Madrid vs Galaxy Game

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I forgot to link to my pics on Flikr.

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Real Madrid Was a Treat, Despite Glitches

See Your Name In Pictures!

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Did I ever tell you I really love Flickr? I’m sure I have. Anyways, found this little gem via Roy.

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Model View Controller Application Block in .NET

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Ok, one of you forgot to send me the memo about the MVC application block released by Microsoft. Fess up. Who forgot to send the memo?

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Google Has The Answer To Life The Universe and Everything

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Calculator Try searching for the following search term in Google

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Video: The And 1 of Soccer (Football for you Brits)

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Soccer Video This is one of the freshest soccer videos I’ve ever seen. All moves that were obviously copied from poachers watching me on the pitch. In a way, this is like those fancy “And 1” basketball videos, except these moves are all legal… and it’s soccer.

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Problem: Can't Access Anything on LocalHost?

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Just the other day, I tried viewing a web application I’m developing on my local machine. After navigating to http://localhost/MyWebApp/ I got a blank browser screen. Nada. Zippo. Nothing. Not even the benefit of an error message.

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Roof Sex

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Chairs Having
SexWarning! This video contains graphic scenes of home furniture having sex. Although the video might be safe for work, the audio portion is not (for those who cannot see the screen). So turn down the volume a bit and check out this funny video.

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Code Camp Black Rock City?

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Black Rock
City Ok, this is kind of a crazy idea, so as Ron Burgundy would say,

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Debugging Detective Stories

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Scott Hanselman has the interesting tendency to run into the weirdest debugging problems.

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