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February 28, 2012

More school problems

Now that it’s been a day and I’ve calmed down a bit, I can talk about it. After all the discussions and heart to heart talks and promises of things to come being different, Angelica lied to me about school again. Far from doing well, as she claimed, she hasn’t been handing in assignments and […]

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February 28, 2012

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We are programmed the way we are – TED talk

I recently watched a very interesting TED talk. Here’s the link, if you want to see what I’m talking about: Jonathan Haidt on the moral roots of liberals and conservatives | Video on I’ve found it interesting because for a long time I’ve hung on to a stereotype. I’ve had the hubris to look […]

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February 14, 2012

RAID is not a magic bullet… but…

So we had this web server with a dinky local company, Netelligent. Last week it stopped responding to Remote Desktop access, so I asked them to look into it. The technician came back to say that it was inoperative about an hour later even though it was still serving web pages, and running FTP, and […]

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February 7, 2012

C’est beau!

In the span of just a few minutes, on the bus this morning, I heard “C’est beau.” several times. For those of you not entirely versed in Qu√©becois French here’s an expression dictionary entry: C’est beau [seh bo] 1. It’s pretty. 2. That’s nice. 3. That’s OK. (don’t worry about it) 4. You can stop […]

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