The Gentle News

It's all Hubble's fault.

The Gentle News header image 4

Entries Tagged as 'Tech'

Continuing Education For Script-Kiddies

August 5th, 2009 · 5 Comments · code, Tech

Do people still use the term “Script-Kiddie?” Or do real programmers these days just consider everyone in the Web 2.05092009r27 universe to have a dangerous amount of knowledge about programming and steer clear of calling attention to it, in hopes of avoiding blame for ahr-em-minus-ahr-eff catastrophes and whatnot? Regardless, I’ve been programming, badly, since slightly […]

[Read more →]

Tags:···········

Right Now

February 23rd, 2007 · 2 Comments · 9to5, Potpourri, Tech

Right now, at this very moment, I am sincerely considering an enormous career move. I just wish I had the nerves right now, at this very moment, to come up with even a clue of what that new career would be. I’ve never been one of the “FUCK MICRO$OFT!” a-holes, but in the last several […]

[Read more →]

Tags:

Another call for help

January 14th, 2006 · 1 Comment · 9to5, Tech

If you’re handy with Linux, NFS and possibly EVMS, please let me know. I need to pull in some help on a huge disaster at work. Update: I finally got the problem solved, without compromise, around 7am. Thanks for the offers and moral support.

[Read more →]

Tags:

Tee Minus Thirteen

January 14th, 2006 · 1 Comment · 9to5, Tech

In about thirteen minutes, I will pull the trigger on probably the most dangerous IT stunt I’ve ever had to pull. I’ve been planning this for several months, and I have backups upon backups, so theoretically there’s room for a little bit of error. I’m still scared shitless. With the high-availability needs of my co-workers, […]

[Read more →]

Tags:

All I Want For Christmas, belated

January 9th, 2006 · 3 Comments · Audio, code, Media, Potpourri, Tech

If, like mine, your old PCs, And peripherals as well, Remain in piles, long worse for wear, When they should be sent to Hell, And if, by chance, one of those piles Contains an old ScanJet, Then please, I beg, give it to me. This act I would never forget. In the past, I employed […]

[Read more →]

Tags: