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Five Years Ago This Week – 3/22/2003

March 22, 2008

photo credit: arquera Every Saturday I’ll be reaching deep into the archives. Here is what I was writing about this coming week, five long years ago: Recipe – Baklava – If I do say so myself, the best Baklava Recipe on the internet. Great picture too, in fact it has been used many times over […]

I Did Not Know That

July 21, 2005

Deadprogrammer wrote about Grace Hopper today and attributed to her the quote “It’s easier to ask forgiveness than it is to get permission.” I knew about Rear Admiral Grace Murray Hopper through the history of the computer in particular her coining (or at least popularizing) the term debugging when she found a moth in an […]

San Fran

May 20, 2003

Mark Twain supposedly once said, “The coldest winter I ever spent was a summer in San Francisco.” Well I tell you what – he wouldn’t have said that if he were here this week as the weather has been absolutely stunning. Low to Mid seventies with not a cloud in the sky. Today was especially […]

Quote of the Week

March 26, 2003

A little light with the posting this week – I’ve been in Chicago on business and going to be in New Orleans for fun over the weekend so I won’t be connected much. I’ll leave you with the quote for the day from a meeting today, regarding certain unusually demanding users: If they came in […]