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And the year marches to a close…

Current Events, Entertainment, Friends-Romans-Countrymen

It’s been a busy year.  I threw in the towel at work in favour of taking December off to rest a bit and work on some personal stuff, then go into consulting in the new year.  Fun stuff, and I am looking forward to the change. Been spending time with the parrots at Parrot Partner, […]

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Do computers dream of silicon sheep?

Cephalopods, Current Events, Entertainment, Math and Science, Technology

No, generally they seem to dream of Lovecraftian shoggoths, dogs, and birds. There has been much media space dedicated to Google’s Deep Dream engine, so I found a few places and submitted some pictures. First, since Deep Dream seems to love to dream about eye monsters, I figured it might enjoy an octopus, and some […]

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So you lost your job for being an ass? (formerly: How not to get caught…)

Crime, Current Events, Entertainment, Friends-Romans-Countrymen, Security

I originally wrote this article 30 Jan 2007, but it bears repeating in light of the mental giant who lost his job over getting on TV saying “Fuck her right in the pussy!” to a reporter. FHRITP heckling is, at best, juvenile.  It’s something I’d expect a 10-year-old to say just before getting his mouth […]

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5 years alcohol-free

Entertainment, Friends-Romans-Countrymen

I realized, this morning, that I am passing 5 years of being alcohol free. In November 2009 I came down with a bout of acute pancreatitis.  As I was being treated for that, my GP told me that I could no longer drink alcohol.  Frankly, I didn’t believe him, but pancreatitis was not pleasant, so […]

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