My mud hut on the information superhighway...

I'm afraid, Dave. Dave, my mind is going. I can feel it. I can feel it. My mind is going. There is no question about it. I can feel it. I can feel it.


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Recent Posts

  • Austin?   share   38 weeks 5 days ago  

    Who knew this was open source?

  • Comment Spammers... not why Al Gore invented the Internet   share   1 year 11 weeks ago  

    The spam hit parade keeps on rolling!

  • Simple Munin Wifi Traffic Monitor   share   1 year 18 weeks ago  

    Another in the endless series of Munin monitors, for the sharing on the internets - Intellinet 450N Wifi Router

  • ios sync fail   share   1 year 23 weeks ago  

    Error log when iPhone has bad dock?


  • Mac Update Madness!   share   1 year 24 weeks ago  

    It's update time again. This time, the Macs got some love.

  • Windows Phone 7   share   1 year 36 weeks ago  

    Part 3 in my ongoing Microsoftification is now complete. I'm using an HTC Titan with Windows Phone 7.5, and not my iPhone.

  • Update Saturday   share   1 year 51 weeks ago  

    Today I updated stuff. For a few hours. Yay, the simple life provided by modern technology.

  • C++ 11   share   2 years 3 days ago  

    Just finished up two days of finding out what's new with C++ (C++ 11) at GoingNative2012. You should view the rebroadcasts at that link.

  • More Munin Monitoring Madness   share   2 years 7 weeks ago  

    Another quick Munin monitor script, this time for drupal 6 (since it works on the database itself, YMMV and who knows if it works on drupal7.)

  • NoSQL, Drupal. Drupal major upgrade. Modules. Modules Modules.   share   2 years 9 weeks ago  

    In the last major chunk of work I did for Nokia, I was working with mongodb (one of the crop of NoSQL document stores popping up like mushrooms in the fall in New England) and, despite some serious warts, I was impressed with the value of an unstructured schemaless data store when working on a fluid prototype. I've been thinking ever since that drupal's data store would be a natural fit for something like mongodb. I wasn't alone.

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It used to be a Dell PowerEdge 400sc but she's finally given up the ghost. After that it was a Hewlett Packard xw4400x. Now its a custom built box - core i7, 8gb ram on a Gigabyte GA-P55M-UD4 motherboard, in an Antec Sonata III case. Four cores of goodness!

You can go to my old tripod website to get info on my books. It's very retro.

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