Category Archives: Observations

Birdemic: The Memoir

Following the so-called “World Tour 2010” of “Birdemic: Shock and Terror”, director James Nguyen put pen to paper to write several rough paragraphs and called it “a memoir”. [..]

Entertainment, Humor, Observations, Personal

Kill the Password

While Wired‘s cover story about the failure of passwords (“Kill the Password: Why a String of Characters Can’t Protect Us Anymore”) is now a couple of months old, [..]

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Click “Close” to Acknowledge

I’m not sure if this deserves to be complained about publicly, but it seems pretty strange to me that closing a dialog box equates to acknowledging receipt of [..]

Observations, Programming

Password limits. Why?

I was creating an account for a web site today and hit this error: Seriously? Why is there a limit to the password length? If I want a [..]

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Laptop Waking Itself Up

I’ve been using a Dell Latitude E6400 laptop for work recently. Each night, I typically hibernate my laptop so the next day I can resume where I’ve left [..]

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Solid reporting?

The lead story of today’s local paper was titled Terror suspect linked to Visalia. When you read the article, it talks about a guy in Sprinfield, Illinois who [..]

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George Carlin 1937-2008

My heart is sad today. One of my favorite comics George Carlin is gone. I can’t tell you the number of times my husband Justin and I have [..]

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We Will Miss You, George

George Carlin, 71, died of heart failure Sunday evening. He was the first comedian I remember seeing who spoke about real things in a painfully honest way, all [..]

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Lavender Diamond… Huh?

We are at a Rilo Kiley concert where we just saw a group called Lavender Diamond. It must be a put-on because the singer was just so corny. [..]

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