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The Life and Times of a Dev Yes, we're really that weird June 2008 Entries
What, you can't be serious??
Read this on foxnews today. I had to laugh. Having been a system admin, all I can think is duh? Have they never read BOFH? If you don't know what it is, read it here and here. Several notes: 1. We don't need to change our passwords as often. We don't write them down on sticky notes and post them on our desks. We don't give them out over the phone in restaurants (I overheard a bank teller's username and password once in a restaurant while she was on lunch break . . .), and we practice safe computing. ......

Posted On Thursday, June 19, 2008 6:21 PM

Boo, Hiss, Netflix!
I received this in e-mail today: We wanted to let you know we will be eliminating Profiles, the feature that allowed you to set up separate DVD Queues under one account, effective September 1, 2008.Each additional Profile Queue will be unavailable after September 1, 2008. Before then, we recommend you consolidate any of your Profile Queues to your main account Queue or print them out.While it may be disappointing to see Profiles go away, this change will help us continue to improve the Netflix website ......

Posted On Wednesday, June 18, 2008 9:26 PM

Now this is cool
We're on our way to making diabetes and other drug dependent illnesses much less of a hassle to deal with. Check out this article. Non-invasive and probably could be powered by flexing of the patch, if they get creative. One of the most difficult things for diabetes patients is the constant finger pricking. For kids, this is especially painful. With something like this, a parent to make sure that their kids sugar was in control and be certain that their kid was getting the right dose of insulin. ......

Posted On Wednesday, June 18, 2008 1:32 PM

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