Monthly Archives: November 2010

TripJournal

For the last couple of years I have been using an application called JogTracker to keep track of my daily walks using my phone and the built-in GPS capabilities. Since getting my new EVO 4G I have been looking around … Continue reading

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TortoiseSVN–How to checkout a repository

First you will need to download TortoiseSVN from here: http://tortoisesvn.net/ Once TortoiseSVN is installed your Explorer context menu will contain some new commands. You can use the SVN Checkout command to checkout from a repository: Clicking the SVN Checkout command … Continue reading

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Classic Gaming – Running Populous in DOSBox

This weekend I got the urge to play Populous, a game I haven’t seen for over fifteen years. It was a favorite of mine at a younger age and a nostalgic twinge brought it back to mind. I originally encountered … Continue reading

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New Screen Protector

I got a new screen protector for my HTC EVO 4G from the Sprint store on Hall Blvd (by Lamps Plus). It went on much more easily than the Invisible Shield screen protector that I had originally bought from the … Continue reading

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Sprint HTC EVO 4G

This weekend, after eight years with T-Mobile, I cancelled my account and am now officially a customer of Sprint . I’ve really enjoyed my G1 over the last couple of years but struggles with poor network coverage, high and inflexible … Continue reading

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The Thirsty Lion Pub & Grill

Recently, a new Thirsty Lion opened in our neighborhood. We had visited the original Thirsty Lion was in downtown Portland a couple of times for their pub quiz nights so we were extremely excited to learn that one was opening … Continue reading

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Upgraded Storage Unit

A couple of months ago we upgraded our public storage unit to the next available size. We’ve been using our 5’x5’ space for about three years now and love it but we needed more room. It turns out that the … Continue reading

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Windows vs. Linux Hosting, and why the cloud is changing things…

This isn’t a fan-boy post. I’m not trying to beat up one camp or the other. Rather, I’ve found that the cloud and technologies like Silverlight are changing the face of hosting and I thought it might be interesting to … Continue reading

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Lunch of Champions

Didn’t have enough time for a full lunch break today, so I opted for the best “eat at your desk” option in town. “Dude, have you had Chipotle?”

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Software Rewrites and the Branding Dilemma

At some point most people who work with software have been involved in a major software rewrite. The point in a software product’s lifespan where the project owners decide it is time to revisit the fundamentals of their software and … Continue reading

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