Move is over

The move and the move-in is over. The event was marked with the cable (TV and internet) install tonight. Mediacom for their part contributed to the angst by confusing a wireless network adapter for a wired NIC, and then the MAC address for their cable modem was misreported at the home office. In . . . → Read More: Move is over

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Absence makes the heart grow fonder

The combination of work (with deplorable IBM server issues) and preparing for the move in 8 days has been rugged. IBM has totally dropped the ball with these xSeries servers. It has been over three weeks to get the final parts to hopefully solve this CPU problem. After the first batch of CPU’s . . . → Read More: Absence makes the heart grow fonder

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Why do realtors and realtor.com not have RSS feeds?

The above question has been percolating in my head as I search numerous MLS listings.

It seems the perfect marriage of the two technologies: RSS feeds and MLS listings. You could have a total new “houses on the market” listing and break it up 30 different ways to match certain criteria. I would have expected . . . → Read More: Why do realtors and realtor.com not have RSS feeds?

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Looking for an ideal house again – Best Real Estate Blogs / RSS feeds

Since the beginning of the year, my wife and I have been planning on renting for another year. Too many things conspired against planning the outlay towards a new house. Things like our one year old car needing to be replaced made things seemingly evident not to buy a house this year. However, . . . → Read More: Looking for an ideal house again – Best Real Estate Blogs / RSS feeds

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Brought to via Quizilla, relive 8th grade grammar class

After seeing Jeremy over at Ensight results, I thought I had to take the exam.

You are a GRAMMAR GOD!

If your mission in life is not already topreserve the English tongue, it should be.Congratulations and thank you!

How grammatically sound are you? brought to you . . . → Read More: Brought to via Quizilla, relive 8th grade grammar class

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iTunes pricing them out of the market?

Neowin.net – iTunes ‘could cost $2.49 per song’
The major labels are looking at increasing the price of iTunes Music Store downloads to as much as $2.49 – with experts predicting the move could kill the service. The US record industry believe iTunes song are too cheap, and the five top labels (Universal Music Group, EMI, BMG, . . . → Read More: iTunes pricing them out of the market?

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Losing in Vegas and loving it

We made it back from Vegas on Monday considerably more cramped on the return Frontier Airlines flight. As an aside, Frontier surprised me by actually being perhaps better than the other airlines (Delta, American, Northwest) I have flown recently in terms of quality and value. I was actually pleased with our choice of . . . → Read More: Losing in Vegas and loving it

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Being sick under Atkins

I have been sick with the ever present flu that has circled the department. I might be just the last person to get it since everyone else has seemingly had it already. With my trip to Vegas in 4 days, I am hoping I get back to normal by then. Being able to . . . → Read More: Being sick under Atkins

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Brainshare Cancel #1

So much for my first session of the day – eDirectory Future, it got cancelled. It gave me time nevertheless to practice for the Halo and Unreal 2004 tournaments, and check into work to get caught up on my e-mail from the morning. If only the Ximian desktops had the Linux ICA client, . . . → Read More: Brainshare Cancel #1

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Traveling word to the wise

If you realize that your ringer on the phone has been shut off, do not expect your wakeup call . . . → Read More: Traveling word to the wise

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