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July 26, 2012

Captcha for WordPress

Reluctantly, I’m trying on a captcha form addon for my blog. It’s annoying, and it’s something I’ve always disliked, but I’ve just about had it with all the spam I’m getting on my blog. By way of an apology here are some examples of what I’ve been dealing with. They range from the bizarre and […]

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July 24, 2012

Symantec Support: Another customer support failure in India.

I realize that the rest of the world may look upon North America, (yes, even Canada) as a bunch of spoiled brats stomping their feet when things don’t go their way, but I can’t help it if I expect my technology to work properly. Especially when I pay $270 dollars for something they can buy in […]

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July 23, 2012

Game Review: Frozen Synapse

My search for a decent computer game continues. This time it was on the recommendation of Gamespot that I tried out Frozen Synapse. Just follow the easy instructions and you’ll be having fun in no time… Another turn-based strategy game, this time with minimalist graphics, so you’d figure that they poured all their energies into […]

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July 16, 2012

Game review: Endless space is endlessly boring

It’s been a long time since I’ve played a decent computer game, and since a friend of mine told me about this new game: Endless space, I figured I’d try it. I should have asked a follow-up question, though: “Is it any good?” Sadly, Endless space is typical of turn based strategy games: overly complicated, […]

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July 6, 2012

Complex variable project – Part 2

So the project is finally done and I can talk about it a little bit. When I started out I thought this project would be the second most complex job I ever worked on. Data A list of about 5000 targets was used. Specialized list – Physicians and psychologists. The list was postal sorted, split […]

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