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Geek, coder, gamer, tinkerer, husband, father, system admin, web developer, and American cyborg, though not necessarily in that order. Creator of Mythic Wars (card game).


I changed the password on my work MacBook on Monday, and ever since, it's been switching between requiring the new password and the old one, seemingly at random.

I find this behavior... puzzling.


The Programmer's Credo: we do these things not because they are easy, but because we *thought* they were going to be easy.
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Bold idea - Let's replace with something better:


TIL about CAA records:


"The most merciful thing in the world, I think, is the inability of the human mind to correlate all its contents. We live on a placid island of ignorance in the midst of black seas of infinity, and it was not meant that we should voyage far. The sciences, each straining in its own direction, have hitherto harmed us little; but some day the piecing together of dissociated knowledge will open up such terrifying vistas of reality, and of our frightful position therein, that we shall either go mad from the revelation or flee from the deadly light into the peace and safety of a new dark age."
- H. P. Lovecraft, The Call of Cthulhu


Just downloaded both a Gopher server and an X3D (WebVR) model... because that's how I roll.


35 years ago, Isaac Asimov was asked by the Star to predict the world of 2019. Here is what he wrote.


"Let me tell you of the days of high adventure..."


It's my 3rd day using a Mac for my new job, and the only key I'm really missing is the Delete.

That's forward Delete, not Backspace Delete.

It seems you can use fn + Delete to make it work, but I'm a bit surprised by this decision (almost as much as the over-reliance on the Command key, which functions as Control, Alt, or Meta / Super / Windows key, depending on the context).

The more you know...