Monthly Archives: Feb 2020

Promises, Node.js and Electron

In the last year I’ve had the opportunity to work with some new technologies. First promises, then Node.js and now Electron. I like the experience. Promises has taken me the longest to get used to, but I am getting there. … Continue reading

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How to get a Royal Python

(also called a ball python) This is a story I told almost 8 years ago, but as my own son is approaching this age now, I will repeat it. I was in a queue in a shop and I ended … Continue reading

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The secret of life

The secret of life is honesty and fair dealing. If you can fake that, you’ve got it made. — Groucho Marx                        

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Natural is just a brand name

I don’t think this would be legal in the EU: Natural Brown Sugar Natural is only a brand name/trade mark and does not represent its true nature.                  

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Substitute goalies

I don’t follow NHL but this story taught me something I think is interesting about the rules of NHL: If a team run out of goalies, the hosts have an emergency substitute goalie ready that can join either side. This … Continue reading

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*French* tacos?!?

I did not know this was a thing: “O’Tacos – Original French Tacos”                            

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Trick bowling

This guy, Andy Varipapa, knew a thing or to about bowling, including trick shots. My skill-level is more than a bit below his: (Youtube)                    

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That’s a lot of 2’s

(I just posted this at 22:22 on 22/2/2020) While you are here, enjoy this:                      

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In legal speak: “Stop this Nonsense”

Some anti-vaxxer tried to silence a critic with a threat of a lawsuit and a lawyer volunteered to respond to them, explaining in legal speak why that lawsuit would fail, including this ending: 3.0 Stop this Nonsense Your client states, … Continue reading

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Do something

I’ve mentioned this clip before; it is from 2004 when comedian Jon Stewart went on CNN’s Crossfire, effectively ending that program. (Youtube) The clip became the most watched clip on iFilm (Youtube-before-Youtube) and has been seen more than 12½ million … Continue reading

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