Baby’s First Earthquake

There I was, watching an old episode of Star Trek Enterprise in my office, with my baby happily sleeping in her swing in the living room, when all of a sudden my desk started to shake. Then a picture fell off of a shelf (luckily I caught it). Eek! Earthquake! I ran to the living room, grabbed my baby, ignored the fan falling off of my wife’s desk, and hid under my desk until the shaking...

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Drupal at Yale

My wife is a graduate student at Yale University (she is super smart and stuff) in the Schmuttenmaer Research Group (she is the pretty girl on the left in the group photo). Their group had a very old website that they wanted to revamp. I don’t know all the details, but I was very interested to learn that Yale’s IT team actively supports using Drupal. Not all Yale pages are using...

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Are you running 32-bit or 64-bit?

I occasionally need to know if my computer is 32-bit or 64-bit. The process is always a bit annoying and often involves a fair amount of Googling, so I’ve created a website that just tells you what you are using: 32-bit or 64-bit. I’ve done a fair amount of testing and it seems to be pretty accurate. I think it will work for at least 95% of the people that use it. Anyways, let me...

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2011 Goal Update (July)

This is my seventh monthly report on how I’m doing with my goals for 2011: Read the Book of Mormon again. I’m less behind this month than I was last month, so I guess that is progress. Earn as much from my side business as I was earning from my day job. This month my earnings were only slightly higher than last month. I’m not very surprised by this because last month’s...

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