I’ve said it before but it bears repeating: I work with some amazingly creative people these days. Happy Sysadmin Day!
I’ve written before about the idea of parallax with regards to your career. But parallax, or perceptions, can be applied to just about anything. Just for some Friday fun, let’s think about the different perceptions we can have regarding a cup of coffee. The classic perception, of course, would be “do you see the cup(…)
Recently our town completed a sidewalk to one of the schools. I saw the sidewalk as I went for a jog today, and it got my mind wandering and thinking. We moved here over 10 years ago. At the time we had one fifteen month and one minus-2 week old baby. There was no sidewalk across(…)
That question is in my Top Ten Most Offensive Statements ever said to me, or to any father that is trying to share in the responsibilities of raising children. And it happened not once, but twice, in my career. But that’s not why I’m writing this post. This post is about how to say “no” effectively.(…)
Parallax is defined as “a displacement or difference in the apparent position of an object viewed along two different lines of sight”. It is often used when talking about the motions of stars and planets, since parallax can be used to calculate distance to far away objects. Parallax is also how the moving background image(…)
QR codes kill kittens. Don’t take my word for it though. Take the word of the man who literally wrote the book on kitten-killing QR codes. And yet, despite all of the evidence contained in the book about how QR codes are misused I continue to see them being misused. The other day a friend of mine told me about how(…)