Monthly Archive: March 2005

Mar 27 2005

Junk Mail …

… and this time I don’t mean SPAM. I mean real, honest to goodness, junk postal mail. I really don’t understand where some of the companies are getting their mailing lists… because I’ve been getting an increasing amount of junk mail sent to the post office box that I use for internet business. The funny …

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Mar 27 2005


It’s beginning to look a lot like springtime. Ginny and I went over to the Chicago Botanical Gardens for a small photo safari to see what signs of spring we could find. Quite a number of them,as it happens … you can see them too in my gallery.

Mar 24 2005

RPG Programmer Sale

New and used Rpg Programmer. Check out the deals now!

Mar 21 2005

This is not me!

This is not me. Neither is this or this. Just so it’s clear, ok?

Mar 21 2005

Living Will

Adam has the right idea here, although he puts a distinctly humorous slant on it. I’m going to be a bit more serious about it. Let’s make it perfectly clear here … —–BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE—– Hash: SHA1 I David Michael Gibbs, being of sound mind and body (more or less), do hear-by state the …

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Mar 21 2005

Buy WordPress …

… and others 🙂 Yahoo has created a new game “Tech Buzz Game” that is a fantasy prediction market for high-tech products, concepts, and trends. When you sign up you are given $10000 in virtual money to invest in various concepts. You invest that money in various commodities (Browsers, IM clients, Linux distros, operating systems, …

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Mar 14 2005


There is definitely something to be said for being recognized by people … even if they don’t know your face, knowing your name is enough. At the Spring ’05 Common conference I’ve been recognized by quite a number of people … and it’s quite flattering. My intentions with are not to be a glory …

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Mar 13 2005

If Aragorn had been a project leader…

… his speech at the black gate of Mordor might have gone something like this … Hold your code! Hold your code. Sons of iSeries, of AS400, my brothers, I see in your eyes the same fear that would take the heart of me. A day may come when the logic of programmers fails, when …

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Mar 12 2005

Watch what you say on AIM

In todays climate of privacy mania, I find it quite interesting that AOL would change their terms of service to eliminate any possiblity of a right to privacy when using their AIM chat service … Although you or the owner of the Content retain ownership of all right, title and interest in Content that you …

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Mar 09 2005

FAQ: Blogging on the job

Being a blogger can get you in trouble nowadays, at least if you write something that sufficiently vexes your employer. FAQ: Blogging on the job | CNET This is a pretty interesting FAQ regarding blogging on the job. I admit, I sometimes do blog on the job … but I try to limit the …

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