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Perspective

As a programmer, I can’t tell you how many times the answer to a problem has had overwhelmingly more to do with how I’m looking at things than actual difficulty. Turn just a little bit, and you’ll usually find that your insistence on seeing the world a certain way was all that stood between you […]
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Degrees of Separation

It’s a conundrum. I want to warn people about my old school without tearing it down so much that anyone who sees my degree will chuckle. I got a call this morning, more than thirty in total from John Hancock University, the newest incarnation of an institution that would rather just change its name than […]
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Sigh, Twitter.

I’ve been accused of being both stubborn and rebellious. Check and check. If you suggest something to me forcefully or repeatedly, I’m almost certain to avoid it for long enough that there can be no doubt of my motivations if I decide to, eventually, check it out.
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Core Data Caveat #1

Fair warning, this is a post about coding. Specifically, Core Data. Yes, after years of holding out and getting by with the simplicity and comfort of NSUserDefaults, I jumped in just like I did with iOS development in the first place: I bought a book and starting monkeying around.
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Mars Teases!

Big News From Mars? Rover Scientists Mum For Now Rumors are swirling that NASA is in the middle of verifying some very interesting results from Curiosity’s soil sample analyzer. Few know what has them all aflutter, but since one of Curiosity’s major objectives is investigate Mars’ habitability, most guesses involve the discovery of organic compounds. […]
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