Monthly Archives for April 2012

Kenan Doyle Branam services Saturday

  Services for Kenan are this Saturday, the 28th of April, 2012. A message that was sent out to the Houston Netsquared Meetup Group tonight in memory of our  friend and colleague Kenan Doyle Branam. He was a debater, optimist, producer, … Continue reading

26. April 2012 by eschipul
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I always say

I always say I work only with people I love and I can make only things I love. – Alber Albaz

20. April 2012 by eschipul
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voir dire

20. April 2012 by eschipul
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sharp knife

18. April 2012 by eschipul
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“60-something years to transform to a more optimistic state of mind”

I was drilled for surviving nuclear apocalypse as a “duck-and-cover” teenager, believing that the world might end before I reached adulthood. But I suspect my personal perspective was the biggest factor: I didn’t like the world the way it was … Continue reading

15. April 2012 by eschipul
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do you really think you are changing the world?

Reporter Q: Do you really think you are changing the world? Deepak Chopra: Me personally? No. But the world is changing and I am part of what you call the transition team.

15. April 2012 by eschipul
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friday the 13th & a lucky black cat (good or bad?)

From wikipedia on black cats crossing your path: The folklore surrounding black cats varies from culture to culture. In Great Britain and in Ireland, black cats are a symbol of good luck. The Scottish believe that a strange black cat’s arrival to the home signifies … Continue reading

13. April 2012 by eschipul
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Stüssy with “Strip for Likes” – does sex sell at least “likes”?

Via this tweet by Florian Schleicher aka @_whoelse on twitter, I learned about the ”Stüssy-Amsterdam strip for likes” campaign. Called the “Model Strips for Likes” by AdRants, it just goes to show that the point of advertising is frequently not advertising at all, but to … Continue reading

12. April 2012 by eschipul
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mason street garage

Mason Street, San Francisco

12. April 2012 by eschipul
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convert legacy django mysql dbs from myisam to innodb

The Problem and the Virtue of Transactions Disclaimer: a long time programmer, old guy, learning new tricks. If I made a mistake please let me know in the comments and I’ll credit and update the post. Thanks! Short version: For … Continue reading

11. April 2012 by eschipul
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