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Nerdy Spreadsheet Stuff

On one of my projects, I have to process data from lots of sources. One of these provides essentially a report in spreadsheet format. I need to strip out all the extraneous things – empty rows, data split into rows … Continue reading

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A Thing I Learned Today

A couple of months ago, I bought a shiny new Nook HD+ for myself. It wasn’t a spur-of-the-moment decision – I’d been thinking about getting a tablet for quite a while. In fact, I bought an iPad last year, but … Continue reading

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Should I be nervous?

I checked Site Meter just now, and noticed that someone from ibm.com came to my blog, based on teh search string “I hate Lotus Notes”, and found this post. I mean, it’s true, I do hate Lotus Notes, but still…

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GPS navigator wierdness, and TR

We just returned from a week in DC, visiting our daughter. More on that trip later, but I just have to mention this little glitch that came from our Garmin GPS navigator. Twice (well, once, because I only fell for … Continue reading Continue reading

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Why RAID Is A Bad Idea

Note that he’s not talking about enterprise servers; he’s talking about desktops and workstations. Interesting read, from a guy who sells these things…. Why RAID is (usually) a Terrible Idea Continue reading

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