Wise Advice from a Signature

Wise Advice from a Signature

I was searching for a quick and easy way of renaming an array key without altering the order of the array elements, when I stumbled upon this thread. While it didn’t help me accomplish my goal, I did enjoy Mark Baker’s signature: I’d say his estimate is low, and that it is more like 95% of PHP problems can be resolved by turning on error reporting. I think part of the issue is...

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Review: Three Weeks to Say Goodbye

Just finished Three Weeks to Say Goodbye by C.J. Box. The book is narrated by a man that recently adopted a baby girl with his wife. Life is great until the adoption agency calls to tell him that the birth father wants the baby back. To make things worse, the birth father’s father is a federal judge. While things seem rather ominous at first, the first part of the book reads almost like a...

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Conduit Toolbars

Back in April of 2007, I signed up with Conduit. They offer website publishers to quickly and easily create a completely custom browser toolbar that works with both Internet Explorer and Firefox. To make it even better, they pay the publisher when people use the toolbar! To get me started, they gave me a $100 bonus, but the minimum payout was $250 (I could cash out earlier, but wouldn’t...

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I Am Reading: Lots of stuff!

So you may have noticed that on the right of the site I list what I’m reading. Previously, I displayed this info using the I Am Reading plugin for WordPress. It lets you put in a single ISBN, and it will magically display the cover and link it to Amazon. But who reads only one book at a time? Okay, maybe lots of people do, but I don’t. I “read” a book in the car (i.e., I...

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Review: Variable Star

Just finished Variable Star by Robert A. Heinlein and Spider Robinson. It is a sci-fi book that was outlined by Robert A. Heinlein before he died, and then fleshed out by Spider Robinson many years later. SPOILER WARNING! The premise is pretty good. A poor college student finds out that his supposedly equally-poor college student girlfriend is a member of one of the richest families in the solar...

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