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Gap.com IT Development for dummies

Thank you Gap, for a wonderful offer! I am going to pass on it, unfortunately. Not sure if I want the same coding monkey, who programmed this banner in the first place to write logic for my store card balance … Continue reading

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Products that suck: Frog Pod by Boon

There are crappy products and there are ones that are outright dangerous. Boon’s Frog Pod squarely falls into the second category. The idea is nice: instead of stuffing child’s washing accessories around the tub or on unseemly shelves, one would … Continue reading

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Been there, done that…

create your own visited countries map or vertaling Duits Nederlands

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Joel – good! Microsoft Live Search – bad!

Microsoft Live Search is now… uhm… live. Naturally, I’ve tried it out – and lost interest promptly after the first query. Microsoft is clearly trying very hard to replicate Google success. The problem is, part of the Google appeal is … Continue reading

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Improving Wireless Network Throughput

Forget MIMO. Donate your Linksys speed booster to charity. Now you can boost you wireless network speed dramatically using the scientifically proven technology. “..WiFi Speed Spray™ can overcome the effects of pollution, increase fidelity, and provide you with the fastest … Continue reading

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From the Standardized Test for Immigration Officers

Question 106: A person is approaching you, requesting entry to the U.S. (see picture). His inventory includes the following items: a homemade sword a hatchet a knife brass knuckles a chain saw stained with something looking as blood Your actions … Continue reading

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Running SuSE Linux 9.3 on ASUS Pundit

Recently, I have finally decided to upgrade our home server. My wife’s old Dell Dimension 8200 that has been in this role for a while would move to a summer house as a main PC and I would get a … Continue reading

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Will it cost us to develop for Windows Mobile 5.0?

Smartphone Thoughts is running a rather lengthy discussion about whether the development tools for Windows Mobile 5.0 are not going to be free. The Slashdot crowd has immediately jumped onto the issue as usual blaming Microsoft of a vile conspiracy. … Continue reading

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RTVi

Телегадюшник под названием RTVi не перестает умилять. Во вчерашнем выпуске новостей – опрос мнения телезрителей: “Одобряете ли вы выбор кардиналов в отношении нового Папы?” (я не шучу) Как оказалось, 63 процента виртуального Брайтон-Бич решения кардиналов не одобряют…

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30-day Challenge

I discovered Steve Pavlina’s weblog by accident about one year ago and have been an avid reader of his articles ever since. I have been constantly striving to incorporate some of his tips into my own “workflow.” Steve has recently … Continue reading

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