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I find it terrifying that it's 15 years since that awful day that Gavin Macmahon lost his life. That day, Gav's parents had decided to journey out of New York while their son went to work. They had travelled from Chester le Street to spend time with their son. Today, I grieve for their loss.
RIP Gav, and everyone else who lost their lives as the result of the attacks that day.
I remember sitting in the project office in Budapest. One of the Hungarian's was just checking the news and he said "F*** ... no ..." and gestured us all over. Eight of us, if I recall, stood there reading the news.
Later that evening we went to for a checkup for Mrs Wife and it was confirmed she was pregnant with our first. That night we sat up watching BBC World, not knowing what to make of it.
Vilmos, that sounds horribly familiar. The first Gulf War began just days after we found out my wife was pregnant with our daughter. 'Mrs Wife' was largely oblivious, however, since she was thoroughly preoccupied with morning sickness and trying very hard not have her upper gastrointestinal tract invert itself.
I know how you feel , we were in a tiny little country bar in Brittany having spent all day on a motorbike to get there and the little old lady who was serving us had very little English but kept saying "terrible m'sieu terrorist 50000" we eventually got to our house and watched it all on the news, it was like watching a film I couldn't believe it was true.
We can’t stop here, this is bat country - Hunter S Thompson RIP
That terrible day sticks in my mind like the day JFK was killed.
I was at my last full-time job as a programmer at WildTangent in Redmond, WA; I did not watch teevee or listen to the radio at home after waking and morning meditation, so, when I arrived at work by bicycle about 8:30AM PST, knowing nothing about the unfolding tragedy, the North Tower had fallen; people at WT were wandering around looking dazed or frightened. I asked someone what happened, and heard the news.
There was a kind of collective awareness that seemed almost "tangible" that nothing would ever the same, again.
«There is a spectrum, from "clearly desirable behaviour," to "possibly dodgy behavior that still makes some sense," to "clearly undesirable behavior." We try to make the latter into warnings or, better, errors. But stuff that is in the middle category you don’t want to restrict unless there is a clear way to work around it.» Eric Lippert, May 14, 2008
I got home from the school run this morning and I was really hungry but didn't want anything that was in the kitchen except ...
... smallest had a classmate over yesterday and we made fank [or dog-nuts as some will call them], and I forgot there was still half a dozen 2 left over. There's my elevenses sorted, now what about lunch?
I live in a ground floor apt. Some time ago I heard a strange sound, like metal being thrown to the ground on the porch ('twas 1:15 AM, and it's usually a quiet neighbourhood apart from the alcoholic on the 2nd floor yelling at his wife, but he got a lot more quiet since the police spent them/him a visit). Anyways, that night we (we as in me and the police - reasons for calling the police further down the post) couldn't find any evidence of anyone strolling around the hood. Yesterday I finally found what the sound came from: The awning pole (which I usually hang at a hook on the wall) was cleanly leant on to the glass which separates my porch from my neighbour's. Now way it fell down and leaned itself there.
I do know some people who potentially could have done this, and I don't really want most of them on my porch (or anywhere near me), not late night and not during daylight.
So now that the why of the title is explained, has anyone of you guys experience with controlling cameras or motion sensors with Win 10 IoT Core on a RPi?
If anyone can tell me what the most aggressive pepper spray I can legally get is, that would help as well.