Tag Archives: software development

Mageia 3 Installed

I finally got my Linux distribution upgraded. After mulling over the options, I opted to install Mageia 3. It has been a good experience so far. KDE 4.10.2 continues to work for me as have past iterations of this graphical environment. Libreoffice 4.0.3 works without a hiccup. Amarok Music Player actually works properly now (it never […]

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Recommended Linux Distribution for Current Mandriva 2011.0 User

**WARNING: MAJOR GEEK ALERT** I’m hoping some of the folks out on WordPress might be able to help me with a suggestion. I’m looking to move to a new Linux distribution. I have been using the Mandriva distribution for a number years since it was called Mandrake and it was in version 8.0. Recently, I […]

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Testing out Posting Code

One of the things that I love to be able to do in my blog (besides becoming a better writer) is to have the ability for a reader to execute code that designate for that purpose. Thinking on that idea for a bit lead me to the conclusion that having that functionality would be a […]

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New Adventures in Coding

I have taken it upon myself to start practising coding again after a long break from it. I assume it’s because I am under the mistaken impression that I have a huge amount of free time on my hands that I’ve decided to start doing this. One of the things I’m most proud of doing […]

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I’m glad Microsoft’s creative director cares about the consumers.

I’m glad Microsoft’s creative director cares about the consumers. Remember..everything you have ever said online can be found and republished…

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10 Reasons Why Documents and Spreadsheets Are Killing Your Career

10 Reasons Why Documents and Spreadsheets Are Killing Your Career This whitepaper, “10 Reasons Why Documents and Spreadsheets Are Killing Your Career”, lists a number of compelling reasons why these artifacts are bogging down the BA. I’m not sure their product is the answer to all the issues but it does a fair job of addressing a […]

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Google Now And Google Translate Praise The iPad

Originally posted on TechCrunch:
Google’s text-to-speech engine loves the iPad so much, it often ends sentences with the phrase “he now praises the iPad” for no obvious reason. The bug appears in Google Now, assuming you ask it the right question, as well as in Google Translate, which makes it easy to replicate and have…

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