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"A guy comes near my seat, shoves a badge that had some sort of a shield (Department of Homeland Security) on it, yanks the Google Glass off my face and says "follow me outside immediately". It was quite embarrassing and outside of the theater there were about 5-10 cops and mall cops."
Well... My cats have all had the ability to smell a CCD and stop looking cute...
Those who fail to learn history are doomed to repeat it. --- George Santayana (December 16, 1863 – September 26, 1952) Those who fail to clear history are doomed to explain it. --- OriginalGriff (February 24, 1959 – ∞)
Got hit by a whopper of a cold at work today and actually had to come home and rest. Sucks, 'cos I love what I do (a little too much). -30C (-22F) wind chill doesn't help. Chugging soup and aimlessly browsing the web, when I'd rather be writing code. Stuffy head and runny nose makes that nigh impossible.
Admittedly, most people would kill to have my problems.
I've worked thru a sickness before, but right now I feel so broken I dare not attempt to think. Popped a couple of OTC miracle workers - if they do their thing, I might embrace Visual Studio (with much glee) later tonight. Right now I have a throbbing head and a nose that resembles a leaky faucet so I think I might just lie down and get some shut-eye.
A number of years ago, my wife, daughter and myself all got the chicken pox virus. For me, it ended up as conjuctivitis. Couldn't go to the office, but designed and wrote a log truck scale reader application.
It was kinda nice to just do coding with no interruptions.
Well, plenty of liquids, rest and hope you feel better soon.
A fifteen year old Amish boy and his father were in a mall. They were amazed by almost everything they saw, but especially by two shiny silver walls that could move apart and then slide back together again. The boy asked, 'What is this Father?' The father (never having seen an elevator) responded, 'Son, I've never seen anything like this in my life, I don't know what it is. While the boy and his father were watching with amazement, a fat old lady in a wheelchair moved up to the moving walls and pressed a button. The walls opened, and the lady rolled between them into a small room. The walls closed and the boy and his father watched the small numbers above the walls light up sequentially. They continued to watch until it reached the last number and then the numbers began to light in the reverse order. Finally the walls opened up again and a gorgeous 24-year-old blond stepped out. The father, not taking his eyes off the young woman, said quietly to his son.. 'Go get your Mother'
Instead of a fifteen year old Amish boy & his dad, it's a geek son and his nerd Apple-Fan-boy Dad. Instead of a large woman, it's a PC; instead of a young gal, it's a Mac. Instead of Mom, it's Chris Maunder ...
I have an iMac next to me intended to be used for a port. I use it periodically to test code snippets and keep it up to date. I hate it. A few months ago, it told me to reboot to finish an update, but wouldn't let me reboot because an app was running. As far as I could tell, no app was running, so I pulled the plug. That worked. Did I say I hate my mac? (It's like someone put lipstick on a pig--parts of the UI are shiny, other parts are so incredibly clunky it's just plain weird. Then there's the horror of Finder. Amd what is it with that mammoth task bar? Who thought that was a good idea. Then there's XCode. Bottom line for me is that Apple designs gorgeous hardware and crappy software.)
In the news today it revealed that the most common password is now 123456. I am going to have to disagree. You see, in order to activate my Adobe license, I had to create an Adobe account. I don't use my Adobe account for anything; nor do I care about it in anyway; so yes, I chose 123456 merely so I could use the stupid software I bought.
After thinking about it, the breach probably isn't as bad as it seems since everyone else used 123456 too; indicating that they didn't want an Adobe Account either but were merely being forced to create one to Activate.