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Entries from December 2006

Open letter to Portugal. The Man

December 30th, 2006 · 1 Comment

Portugal. The Man,
I share MP3s with a lot of family and friends, and someone gave me your album. Well, I’m glad they did because it was amazing from start to finish. I was driving earlier this evening, and your album “Waiter: You Vultures!” came on my playlist. It was a seriously […]

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Tags: Computers · Technology

Predictions for 2007

December 30th, 2006 · No Comments

What is everyone thinking 2007 is going to be like? 2006 was pretty lame.
My predictions for 2007:

End of the Iraq war, islamofascists welcome us as friends and trade partners.
Kim Jong Il trades a gift basket from Bath & Body works for all his nuclear weapons.
Indian call center industry plummets when consumers collectively rise up […]

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Tags: Government & Politics · My Thoughts

eBay Category List for Database Developers

December 20th, 2006 · 12 Comments

While developing a database to manage my household inventory, I started to implement a category and subcategory sorting feature. I figured that since a lot of my items will end up being listed on eBay (or otherwise), it might make sense to categorize my items when I entered them. Of course, eBay has […]

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Tags: Computers · Technology