Author Archives: jay

About jay

I'm trying to build something interactive where I can learn from others and hopefully share useful knowledge too.

< /BookReview 1 > *bug* You can’t make up fake tags in WP

You can probably tell from the picture that my wife and I have done a lot of traveling. I actually finished Superclass a few weeks ago. Yet, I’m embarrassed to admit it’s been over a month since I proclaimed my … Continue reading

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Apple’s lone Genius

Cool visualizations aside, the most interesting announcement of iTunes 8 (and the quick subsequent bugfix) was the new “Genius” feature. Steve Jobs has been criticized for being out of touch before, when the iPhone came out with out any sort … Continue reading

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What do I win… ?

I have a confession to make which probably won’t surprise many of you, least of all my wife. I hope it’s a minor flaw that doesn’t make me too intolerable but the fact is: I like to be right. I … Continue reading

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Quick couchdb reminders

Using your browser to access the admin interface; Looking at a view for a specific database with your browser. In this case the database is “stock_values” and the view is “all_stocks” (yes you need the “_view” and the “all” … Continue reading

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Not to be inflamatory…

I don’t want to join in with another one of those “me too” complaints… However, it seems to me like we might have money money for Social Security if the Government wasn’t spending what they had bailing out all these … Continue reading

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