I had gotten a job at Microsoft in California. I moved out there and was surprised to learn that I was moving next door to Scott Hanselman (a famous programmer at Microsoft). As I headed up in the elevator with Scott for the first day of work (’cause he’s apparently friendly like that), I began to think, “but how could I afford California real estate?” “And isn’t Microsoft headquarters in Washington? As the logic of it all began to unravel, I woke up.
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I had no idea sawing could be so awesome.
I just noticed that Twitter Bootstrap’s dummy text in their examples is pretty funny:
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From what I understand, they might be using Hipster Ipsum which generates random hipster text for you…if you need that sort of thing.
Recently updated fund information for the fund(s) you own is now available on our website. We dare you to try to figure out what those changes are.
You know you’ve been programming too long when you start trying to end sentences with a semicolon;
After playing a cooperative firefighting board game called Flash Point, I came up with the idea of one called House Work. You must clean up the childrens’ toys and take care of the other chores before the house is enveloped in utter chaos. It’s almost impossible to win because as you’re cleaning up toys in one room, the 1-year-old is scattering toys in two other rooms…somehow simultaneously. Look out! It’s an outbreak of laundry coming from the kid who’s decided to throw clean clothes directly into the laundry basket. Just like Pandemic, you almost never win.
The Aquabats! Super Show! is now on Netflix streaming. It’s low budget, corny, and pretty funny. (burger rain)
I was recently watching Wraith of Khan on Netflix. Someone needs to build a USB version of the metal cylinder controls that Khan used to activate the Genesis device. It’d just be hilarious to have to twist those knobs in in all kind of computing situations. Sending a scathing email? Before sending it, Gmail would detect the words of anger and make you twist the knobs from largest to smallest while saying, “to the last, I will grapple with thee.”
When I googled “Can you say tortilla?”, I thought I’d find amusing conversations about Pee Wee’s Big Adventure. Sadly, it was actually people discussing how to pronounce “tortilla”.