July 2010

India’s $35 Tablet Computer

July 23, 2010 | 0 Comments

Source: AP So now you can get a $35 tablet computer? At first glance, this sounds awesome. But could this be awesome like government wifi, where the government subsidizes [...]

A Whole Nother Language II

July 19, 2010 | 0 Comments

Why not continue with this? Here are some abuses of our language that need to stop now. Error: My car is so dirty it needs washed. Correction: My car is so dirty it needs to [...]

New Age and the Bible

July 13, 2010 | 0 Comments

How interesting it is that the New Age movement, or rationale, is paralleled to the Bible. It seems that everything that comes from the mouth of a New Ager is a principle [...]

A Whole Nother Language

July 13, 2010 | 0 Comments

It seems that many people, including well-educated people, are OK with the abuse of certain things in our English language. One of them is the word “another”. [...]

Finding Duplicate Records In Database

July 8, 2010 | 0 Comments

If there is more than 1 column with that value it will show up like: COL_TO_CHECK COUNT(COL_TO_CHECK) ------------------------------------------------------------- Value 3 [...]

Bank Owned Properties

July 7, 2010 | 1 Comment

Find bank owned properties from the bank’s website: USBank Chase M&T Bank of America Key Bank Wells Fargo [...]

C# Database Connections and Queries

July 6, 2010 | 0 Comments

Create connection string:SqlConnection conn = new SqlConnection("Data Source=DATASOURCE\\\\SQLEXPRESS;Initial Catalog=DATABASE_NAME;Integrated Security=True"); try { [...]

BP Sign

July 6, 2010 | 0 Comments

This sign is posted at a BP gas station. “Please notify attendant of any gas spills.” I wasn\’t sure if I should go inside and mention the oil spill in the [...]

Obama comics

July 2, 2010 | 0 Comments

These are homemade, obviously. I guess there\’s a reason why I don\’t do these [...]

Force Flex – A staple of moving

July 1, 2010 | 0 Comments

Recently (as in yesterday) I moved to a new house. This activity, in my humble opinion, is ranked right up there with digging a ditch. If someone asked me if I want to help [...]