Technology is Awesome!

My brain first became attached to technology when I was probably 16.  The compelling thing about that computer, and technology in general, was that it gave a 16-year-old me control in a world where it didn’t feel like I controlled much of anything.  This was an amazing computer because it Read more…

New Coat of Paint!

So, that was a year, wasn’t it? I’m not going to make any excuses, but 2017 was quite a year on many fronts.  Folks far more able to describe it clearly talked about how everything going on with our country and our politics and in the world made it nigh Read more…

H-a-c-k-e-d!

I’ve been using a couple of WordPress installations on my site for a couple of years now, one for the front page and one for the blog.  The main page has been h*a*c*k*e*d three times in the last three months.  Basically malicious code over-writes the main WP install and does Bad Things ™ and the site is useless after that.

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Small site update

I did some simple hacking of the php for the blog.  For the non-techies, that’s the language that’s used for the dynamic creation of some of the content. In this case, all I did was add some basic checking for the current month to roll the header image at the Read more…

Small changes

Finally got around to adding some more Front Page Pics from the last couple years.  Also added an album page for all the Front Page Pics so you can look at all of them.  Finally, added a link on the front page to the album.  Thinking about some other changes Read more…

Hacking a Technical Interview

This video hits on three great techniques for making the most of a technical interview. While the technical skills are important, if not critical, the soft skills are the Jedi Mind Tricks that can make the difference in an interview. It’s easy to underestimate the power of these interpersonal skills. Read more…

New Year, new site

Okay, I might usually try and do this in January, but that didn’t happen. Now it’s February.  And the latter part of February at that and I’m updating my site. I’ve done some sort of redesign most years since I’ve had the site. I started this back in 1999 according Read more…