Sometimes SPAM is Entertaining

I’m sure this link will disappear shortly, but I received an email with it. They claim this is a “Business Analyst” role. Here’s a quote from the link though: This roles is starting off as a 6 month contract.  This role is for 10 hours per week at a starting rate of $25.00/hr. That is …

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Roman Numeral Calculator

If you work long enough in IT you will start to really get tired of all the cutesy ways companies try to “select” developers/consultants. Some of the worst ones send people to take on-line tests from commercial sites at the candidates own expense. I don’t see that much on reqs anymore. Why? Because only the …

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Lesedi – The Greatest Lie Ever Told

SmashWords should be done chewing on the title soon and it should get pushed out to all of the regular places, sans Amazon.com. The book also has its own Web site which you can find here. Given all that is currently going on in the news I decided to release this novella I wrote as …

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GitLab Bites the Big One!

Let this be a cautionary tale for anyone who things wanna-be operating systems on wanna-be computers using software written under a fraudulent methodology named Agile is fit to run a business on. GitLab.com Melts Down There is a reason real computers with real operating systems have a /VERIFY clause on their BACKUP command. There is …

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How to Command Line Format a Thumb Drive on Linux

Every now and then you find yourself on a distro where the GUI tools to format a thumb drive simply aren’t there or aren’t the ones you know about so you don’t find them. As always, the terminal is your friend. Simply plug in your thumb drive and wait for your machine to auto-mount it. …

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