Five Years Ago This Week – 3/15/2003

March 15, 2008

photo credit: cokeisit7 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 – John’s Texas Red Chili – I just realize that I didn’t make any chili this winter – shame on me! This is my recipe, hand-crafted and adjusted […]

Geek Test

June 2, 2003

Take the comprehensive Geek Test [via Deane] to see where you stand on the geekdom scale. I managed a meager 30.37475% which gave me Total Geek status, a title which I will not deny – anyone who has written a column called “Stump the Geek” deserves at least that. Of course that puts me at […]

Some Technical Stuff

March 17, 2003

Some interesting things: eBay RSS feed From Andrew Baio of comes the code for creating an RSS feed from an eBay search. Give it a try on his site. I’ve been thinking of doing something with MT-RSS Feed and this could be an interesting addition. How to do version control with CVS From Aaron […]

On Consultants

January 22, 2003

I’m currently going through the process of unwinding a team of consultants who I have had working on a project since the beginning of last year. This project, an enterprise wide application implementation, has been the first project where I have employed a consultant for longer than three months. It will also be the last. […]