The Wayward WebLog

Oh, what a tangled web

April, 2004

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    Infinite Monkeys

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    Guys in lab coats weird me out. I’m not sure why exactly, but I think it has something to do with the mad-scientist look. I want to think they are doctors, M.D’s, but they are not. They are imposters draped in white-coats of authority, doing...
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    The Next Chihuahua

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    It’s been a long time since I’ve slept in an actual bed and eaten a home cooked meal. I’ve been a derelict, a wanderer, living off the land, so to speak, traveling from town to town; a modern age nomad. I try to be all noble about it...
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    ObjectSpaces: The Devil is in the Demand

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    On object persistence I’m object persnickety. I’ve looked at this problem space quite a bit over the last five years. I’ve built systems and frameworks galore that provide a multitude of different styles of object-relational mapping...
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    Hard Reboot

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    The bitter chill of cryogenic sleep faded as I began to wake. It felt like bits of ice were still clinging to my skin. The surgical table was hard, though comforting. I suspect anything short of solid stone would have felt gentle and warm after years...
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    The Legion of Doom

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    I just thought you would all like to know the truth behind the blogs here at Microsoft. There was something going on that you knew nothing about. At least for me, the blogs that I posted, the comments, the gags, the code snippets, had nothing to do with...
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    Aspect Oriented Programming

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    There’s been a lot of hype lately over this new fangled paradigm known as Aspect Oriented Programming. You might have heard it mentioned on another blog or in some technical article on the fringe of the mediaverse. You probably scratched your head...
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    Hard Reboot

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    What happens when a software moguls wakes up thousands of years into the future? Read the story! Hard Reboot The bitter chill of cryogenic sleep faded as I began to wake. It felt like bits of ice were still clinging to my skin. The surgical table...
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    Gmail: What were they thinking?

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    I've been thinking about this quite a bit. Google's proposed gmail will 'read' your email and based on words/subjects/etc that it finds it will target ads at you whenever you go to the site to read your mail. It will store up to one gigabyte of email...
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    Programming in the Nude

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    The week rolled by faster than I thought possible. The weekend was a blur. I was at it again, up late, hunched over the alphanumerics, my face tidally locked to the phosphorus glow of the picture tube. I was deep in thought, my mind lost somewhere between...
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    Code Warriors

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    The smell of sulfur is in the air, as clouds of smoke slowly dissipate in the stale wind. The debris of war is strewn across the battlefield; crumpled metal canisters, oil stained boxes and the melted remains left by soldiers long gone; nothing left standing...
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