Monthly Archive: February 2008

Feb 29

lesson learned…

Never ever ever, no matter how much it makes sense semantically, use the word ‘type’ to describe a column in a database table that will be used by Rails.

Feb 25

Quote of the day

A leader is most effective when people barely know he exists. When his work is done and his aim fulfilled, they will say: ‘We did it ourselves.’ – Lao Tzu

Feb 25

On the market

Having gotten the Sunlight Foundation over the hump technologically with their Sunlight Media Services platform/product, it’s time to start looking for my next great success. If anyone out there is looking for some project help, or some support/ideas on improving infrastructure, leveraging new technologies or development environments, I’m happy to start a conversation.

Feb 21

Times change

Feb 21st, 1947 – “Take a Polaroid” enters the language Feb 15th, 2008 – “Take a Polaroid” exits the language

Feb 11

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This image is sadly in-tune with my experiences and personal opinion of Oracle, and the complexity of their tools.

Feb 09

Hee hee

Via Fark: [Obvious] 25 percent of teens have sex by age 16. In related news, 75 percent of fathers of teen girls have one of those nice Mossberg over-and-unders, and enjoy showing the neat laser-sighting feature to their daughter’s dates