Me and My Big Head

This is how I feel.

Like a lot of geeks, I wear eyeglasses. Also, like a lot of geeks my head is kind of big. Unfortunately, having a big head makes finding new eyeglasses frames more difficult than it should be.

You too, California?

The lottery has sold out to the spammers.

The other day I was complaining about the spam e-mails generated by my visiting what I though were reputable e-commerce sites. I guess California really is broke since they’ve also sold their soul to the spammers.

Cabela’s Campmor and Spammers

It’s not just the less-than-reputable companies that employ tracking cookies, it seems that even “reputable” sites such as Cabela’s and Campmor make use of this awful technology.

Rookie Mistake: custom tool error failed to generate code

(The solution to my problem is detailed below) The project that I’ve spend most of the last eighteen months working on uses Microsoft’s Windows Communications Framework (WCF) to move massive amounts of data around. This is a relatively new technology and it seems that most people aren’t using it to the same extent that our… Continue reading Rookie Mistake: custom tool error failed to generate code

My First WordPress Post

I’ve finally decided to do something new: I installed the WordPress application on my website. This was actually pretty easy to do. This site is hosted by GoDaddy, with whom I’ve had some head-banging good times (see this). But this time, I simply clicked a few buttons, waited a short while, and voila! Here we… Continue reading My First WordPress Post