October 21, 2017

Archives for November 2007

The 10 Minute Interview

My friend Jeff recently bought a tanning salon. He was talking to me about some outrageous things that his employees have done (we’ll leave this for another post) and we got to discussing how to avoid hiring bad employees. Now, hiring is obviously much different in a technical position vs. somebody who’s going to work […]

MyHeritage Face Recognition – FAIL.

I was just playing around with the new celebrity lookalike facial recognition tool from MyHeritage (sorry, no link love since your applet links back to you too. ps, I accidentally put a nofollow in it too.) If you ask me, it needs a lot more work. Just see below. According to them, I look like […]

More Signs The Michigan Economy Sucks

If you don’t live in Michigan you might not be noticing how much the economy sucks lately, but here it’s getting worse every day. Here’s an example: I bought my house almost 2 years ago and I got it at a bargain price. In fact, the previous owner (who only lived there one year) managed […]

Cleaning Up My DVD Mess With DiscSox

Anybody who’s been to my house knows that my spare bedroom is basically a small storage unit. It’s got a twin bed that I haven’t used in years, a very expensive wood desk that I haven’t used since I put a cubicle in my home office, about 1500 CDs and a couple hundred DVDs. I’ve […]

Installing gOS on a Mac Using Parallels

I know what you’re thinking: “What the hell is gOS?” gOS is a free operating system that’s now being sold on some low end Walmart PCs. At $200 the PCs are actually a decent deal for those who plan on installing a pirated copy of Windows XP. Just for fun though, I thought I’d check […]

Is Your Site Sending Spam? Thousands of Volusion Sites Might Be.

If you’ve ever designed a website for a client, one of the first things they always ask for is a “contact us” form. Unfortunately, the contact form is one of the places most web developers fail on. I’m not talking about how to optimize your forms, or various sendmail programs either. I’m talking about putting […]

5 day shipping MEANS 5 day shipping

I recently ordered something online. Seeing as how I don’t need it until next month, I selected the basic shipping methods (yes, it’s a Christmas present, so no rush right?) Anyway, I was going through email backlog and got the alert that it had shipped (about 2 days ago). Out of curiousity I clicked the […]

demoxi beta launched

Just a quick note: we launched the public beta of demoxi. Go check it out at www.demoxi.com

Improving Local Elections

I’d like to start out this post by reminding readers that the views expressed herein are my own, and not that of my employer – demoxi. We’ve all heard about the voting “scandals” in the past. Places like Florida and Ohio still scare some of us. We’ve heard the calls for e-voting, and we’ve seen […]

Make Sure You Vote Today

If you live in Michigan, make sure you get out and vote today! (and I’m not just saying that because my Aunt is running for clerk) Today’s not the big presidential race you’ve been hearing so much about – which is why it’s important you vote today. If you think your vote doesn’t count, today’s […]