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Archive for December, 2005

Happy New Year

by @ Saturday, December 31st, 2005. Filed under general

If you use the Gregorian Calendar, Happy New Year to you. I am celebrating the new year by tiling the pet room. Actually I started Thursday and it has been going a bit slow. I hope to have the last of it grouted by this evening. I originally had wanted to tile it but was […]

Any building inspectors or construction experts out there?

by @ Wednesday, December 28th, 2005. Filed under house stuff

Previously I mentioned I was looking at the Deltech homes which are these prefab Round houses. I got their literature and a video from them and am even more interested. The more I think about it though, the more I think I want to move most of the house underground to take advantage of the […]


by @ Tuesday, December 27th, 2005. Filed under tech

ADAM SP1 is now up on the MS downloads site. This is the same ADAM as the one released with Windows Server 2003 R2 with a different license agreement. Lots of updates, you want to get this and use it instead of the older ADAM version. x86 and x64 versions available. Rating 3.00 out […]

Benefits of working for Google…

by @ Monday, December 26th, 2005. Filed under general

Wow, how cool is this job perk “Engineers can devote 20 percent of their time to projects of their choice.” That is seriously cool and a great way, IMO, to have your employees come up with cool new ideas for your company. In many companies, the only time cool new ideas are brought forth is […]


by @ Friday, December 23rd, 2005. Filed under tech

Ok as you know I am playing around with my new Borland compiler which I am really liking quite a bit. I start thinking of some new stuff I would like to write and what should I do next, I have some cool ADAM ideas etc. Then I think, man, I really should add SSL […]

BDS 2006 Bloat Issue Solved

by @ Friday, December 23rd, 2005. Filed under tech

I chased down the reason for the extended size of the executable as mentioned in The issue was expansion of inline functions, I don’t use inlines nor do I have anything that should be inlined by default but obviously something I am including does so the OBJ bloated right up which bloated the EXE. […]

Value of the human body…

by @ Friday, December 23rd, 2005. Filed under general

Sounds like it is about $150,000 usd…,,11069-1957697,00.html The assassin industry could change. Yes maam, $50 and we will rub out your husband but we keep the body… Sort of like the cell phone industry. $50 gets you a phone if you sign up for one year of monthly payments for service…. Rating 3.00 out […]

Borland Developer Studio 2006

by @ Friday, December 23rd, 2005. Filed under tech

I loaded up BDS yesterday and today I imported my ADFIND project into it to compile and see if anything would break. Amazingly nothing broke! However, the release version of the EXE has swollen up from 900K to 2600K. That is a pretty serious bloat. I will have to do some testing to see if […]

Setting persistent environment variables from the command line (or I set an environment variable in a logon script but it doesn’t work!!!)

by @ Thursday, December 22nd, 2005. Filed under tech

Let’s say you want to set some environment variables for a user as they log on… how do you do it? Well a logon script of course. But then…. you figure out, it isn’t working right… The script is running, you are sure of it. But the user can’t use the variables because they are […]

Snow Skis in Florida

by @ Thursday, December 22nd, 2005. Filed under tech

You want to know something that is as useful as Snow Skis in Florida? 4GB of RAM on an ASUS P4C800 Deluxe. As per my previous post on the subject you know I was trying to work through the issue of getting 4GB to post after installing it into a machine with a P4C800 Deluxe […]

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