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scrottie
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Journal of scrottie (4167)

Journal Entry Date
Amiga Ethernet 2010.08.25 15:09
How I spent my day today (or, slowass.net pops a hole) 2010.08.17 0:30
My reply to Removing database abstraction 2010.08.06 16:53
DEFCON, day 1 2010.07.30 14:43
OpenSSI cannot find NIC with static node configuration 2010.07.14 13:10
PerlMongers group organization lessons 2010.06.25 14:58
Perl is Dead - the supply lines have been cut 2010.06.25 0:55
YAPC::NA2010 wrap-up 2010.06.25 0:06
perl and AtariBASIC, part III 2010.06.23 13:46
MUD cannot be written in Perl and here's why 2010.06.17 14:25
Moose, DBIx::Class, and the _new_ OO 2010.06.04 2:19
Walking into a new codebase: tips 2010.06.02 2:14
Bane of the existance of IPSs... 2010.05.19 16:59
Nerd communication 2010.04.09 18:14
"Do you think Nintendo would allow Flash-cross-compiled..." 2010.04.09 17:15
On the bright side... 2010.03.26 1:36
A programmer just like me! 2010.02.19 2:23
"Mozilla too much like Windows?" addendum 2010.02.16 12:41
Appauling unprofesionalism and sexism at Frozen Perl 2010.02.09 12:04
Frozen Perl and Genetic Algorithms + Floating Point Tests 2010.02.08 15:55
Don't worry about it 2010.01.21 18:22
Less non-constructive thoughts on DBIx::Class 2010.01.15 10:01
Race condition Deja Vu 2010.01.12 12:07
Every Toughbook ever made 2009.11.11 13:50
My own worst enemy 2009.11.11 13:38
The day Linux stopped being self hosting; or, Linux sucks 2009.11.06 14:43
Growing the team from small to medium sized 2009.10.29 18:10
Sorts of telecommute... my routine then and now 2009.10.20 3:13
Optimism strategy 2009.10.14 11:01
Cynicism strategy 2009.10.14 10:33
Strategically ignoring things... on learning 2009.10.13 14:46
Re: Where are all the Perl books? 2009.09.30 19:33
Language choice motivated by greed 2009.09.10 16:31
Office ambition 2009.09.04 15:12
Code badness doesn't bother me 2009.09.01 16:54
Work Rant: I'm serious, but are they? 2009.09.01 16:15
Porting AtariBASIC to Adobe Flash 2009.08.22 15:28
Thoughts on _why 2009.08.22 2:24
Job Hunting... Like I remember it but worse 2009.08.21 20:22
Myth of rarity of "good Perl programmers" 2009.08.08 21:50
Anyone have any work for me? 2009.07.21 17:40
GUI MUD with xterm's Tektronix emulation 2009.07.03 6:27
Explaining why not PHP 2009.07.02 16:01
Playing with Tektronix emulation for vector graphics! 2009.06.30 13:44
How flash cards die 2009.06.30 1:56
Convo with YAPC2010 organizer: it's all about Sun, Oracle 2009.06.28 13:37
YAPC madness 2009.06.25 3:29
Reply to alester's response to Tim's response to Ruby's resp 2009.06.13 14:09
Another way we make Perl look dead 2009.06.02 18:37
Reply to elsewhere... ideas vs knowledge 2009.05.27 14:48
Essay on programmers, graphic designers, motivation, money 2009.05.03 1:47
Goodbye Slashdot, I guess... 2009.04.25 14:59
Starting to "get" Flash and ActionScript 2009.03.25 16:16
Someone I know has a Com. PET, TRS-80 Model II, etc for sale 2009.03.15 23:06
GUI app retargeted from SDL to Web with just a little glue 2009.03.06 3:34
Shopping for small WiFi enabled hardware for an art project 2009.03.05 5:07
Math challenge... aka, do my work for me 2009.02.16 23:54
What I've been coding on... Acme, paid stuff, random things 2009.01.22 2:40
Minimal design aesthetic, ORM-is-Vietnam, worse is better 2009.01.18 16:38
Software risk economics and Vegas odds 2009.01.18 6:51
Why not Moose 2009.01.14 16:27
Thoughts on "Thoughts on Thoughtful Programming" 2009.01.13 22:06
On Perl Advocacy... repeating a reply posted elsewhere 2009.01.13 16:49
Monster stack trace 2008.12.30 19:01
minimunny.pl - Search and Deparse (and serialize and...) 2008.12.25 19:12
Patricia Trees sucking up RAM in Perl 2008.12.25 16:18
Phishing for a sucker to accept guilt for a hit and run? 2008.12.01 18:55
Coro::Cont resurrection 2008.11.15 1:34
Yak shaving - embedded hw, Coro, SDL 2008.11.15 1:22
Coro and SDL 2008.11.13 19:06
Arguigng 101, retake, and the truth about Macs 2008.11.11 18:33
Slicehost quasi flame, intelligent reply 2008.10.28 15:33
The _real_ deal on project failure - workplace anthropology 2008.10.26 21:28
7 Useful Linux Tricks 2008.10.11 1:09
Testing Untesting Code (or, Google Blows Goats) 2008.09.15 0:58
On Inexact is Good Enough 2008.08.30 1:52
Losing weight, work, and what I've been up to 2008.08.13 6:10
Perl 6 implementation attempts 2008.06.20 20:11
Why I'm passionate about Perl 2008.05.21 8:28
Web 2.0 Spam 2008.05.21 6:59
Advice to a friend on shutting up and listening 2008.05.19 16:49
"The Singularity" is stupid and Ray is an idiot 2008.05.02 0:28
an aggregation of myself 2008.04.29 6:20
Solaris in a nutsa^Hhell. 2008.04.29 4:09
To maintences programmers, all languages are the same 2008.04.12 2:05
what twitter-land is saying about Perl 2008.04.06 3:34
How to be productive at work, not yer papa's version 2008.03.28 21:27
Offtopic: Women. 2008.03.25 21:41
Still pondering hosting: open SSILinux cluster? 2008.03.15 4:27
scrottie's guide to Phoenix 2008.03.15 1:37
Go save your half.com wishlist *now* before they delete it 2008.03.14 5:26
MCS (certain chemicals make me stupid) update 2008.03.07 20:41
Catalyst Book Review... that I need to write 2008.03.06 21:38
Programming Perl, except s/P/6, s/e/5/, s/r/0/, s/l/2/. 2008.02.07 5:50
Databases as a message passing back end 2008.01.30 19:05
*My* Perl Wishlist (Hint: Not Your Wishlist) 2008.01.25 5:04
What Perl is missing from AtariBASIC and LPC 2008.01.16 0:27
Electronic Gaming (Gambling) perspective on E.Voting 2008.01.10 16:48
CF-R1 drive crashed; should I buy a P1120 or fix the CF-28? 2008.01.01 22:32
All about blessed stash objects: better living through evil 2007.12.25 20:34
How I mismanaged Phoenix.PM into the ground 2007.12.19 20:24
Mini-helicopoter, bleah 2007.12.06 17:05
Sometimes I'm fine, sometimes I'm not 2007.12.05 2:55
Moby Dick *does* *not* suck. But old media papers do. 2007.11.10 0:11
Unix-admin-fu Q's for the shared host/free shells business 2007.10.29 16:25
Compute clouds are doomed, shared is dead, what's next? 2007.10.29 11:58
Thinking outloud about consolidating servers and data 2007.10.25 5:25
ActiveState sucks (a brief survey of Perl compilers) 2007.10.23 16:53
Virtual living 2007.10.12 18:32
Solaris 9: a mini review in an unknown number of parts 2007.09.30 0:36
The Myth of the Easy Answer and Women in IT 2007.09.20 17:47
Dual Xeon mail server and the CIA, a tale of a small ISP 2007.09.14 19:49
"Is stealing wireless wrong?" needs to go away 2007.08.23 13:18
Why I don't do large projects 2007.08.23 10:18
What consulting means to me 2007.08.17 6:30
Ask.com emailed me asking to be unblocked from perldesignpat 2007.08.16 4:42
Perl deadweight, startups, and Phoenix.PM 2007.08.03 2:58
Closure objects -- alternatives to inside out objects 2007.08.01 1:51
Death of Unix culture: The unmerged with collective 2007.07.31 19:26
How to read this crazy OO code 2007.07.29 4:41
Refactoring Perl 4ish code as its written into bad OO 2007.07.29 2:24
In search of a Linux mp3 player... 2007.07.28 2:10
Strong typing in Perl, and sorry Aristotle 2007.07.28 1:46
Java, in stark terms. Why I hate Perl programmers. 2007.07.27 21:16
I'm a Java lover! Look at me! Go Java! 2007.07.27 3:19
Current Projects -- The MUD GUI, NG 2007.07.26 20:40
Two New Toys: Mac with Mac OS X and the Nokia N800 2007.07.22 18:43
Re: Slashdot's 2008 is the year of Linux: on poisoning the w 2007.07.06 18:47
webwanker upgrades 2007.07.03 23:49
Perl shops have small dog syndrome 2007.07.02 16:04
Nail the top heavy Parrot to its perch... 2007.06.30 6:22
YAPCNA2007 personal highlights and the next big Perl thing 2007.06.28 10:15
Recruits and "high performance" -- more stupidity 2007.06.19 20:08
Happiness is a learned behavior 2007.06.19 13:53
OpenBSD crashes, ancient FreeBSD up next 2007.06.11 15:13
Zombie Game Doubts 2007.06.09 15:21
Zombie apocalypse game -- running out of things to do 2007.06.09 5:47
Zombie apocalypse game -- level design help? 2007.06.05 23:30
Code::Splice -- people keeping asking why. Here's why. 2007.05.27 17:46
Postgres -- oops, my fault 2007.05.20 1:28
Building PDL on BSD (OpenBSD, Sparc) 2007.05.20 1:18
Self-reloading Continuity daemons 2007.05.18 21:27
Forgetting... fidgeting... 2007.05.18 18:32
Nothing Blinds like Greed/Making Money on the Internet 2007.05.14 16:09
Happiness 2007.05.12 0:40
Poised thought processes 2007.05.09 20:51
Postgres biting my bag 2007.05.05 0:20
Princess Box Stuffer 2007.05.02 19:25
Thoughts on startups by an old man who did itand didn't win 2007.04.28 16:01
Collection of nothings 2007.04.27 0:25
Monitizing The Interweb 2007.04.17 4:11
The two reasons to learn Perl 2007.04.16 4:28
Pain 2007.04.14 21:43
What I like to do: write code. What I wind up doing... 2007.04.14 14:40
One neurotic programmer, up for grabs 2007.04.13 5:04
A lesson for management on thinking outside of the box 2007.04.06 18:12
Consultants, not programmers, and certainly not hackers 2007.04.05 12:51
How to make your programmers hate you 2007.04.05 12:07
Technology companies turn into business companies 2007.04.04 18:54
30 people in a room pretending to know how to manage prog... 2007.04.04 17:17
Philosophy 2007.04.04 16:55
Maintaining producitivity 2007.04.04 15:05
Decision makers and programmers 2007.04.04 14:52
In IT, not being able to say no means death 2007.04.04 0:07
Technical imparatives and one more heated resignation 2007.04.02 19:56
Alias on being a CPAN goon and building from components 2007.03.30 15:32
LA wants Perl, competition makes geeks jack up standards 2007.03.29 3:20
Ask Bjorn Hansen: how to do your server arch... if you're 15 2007.03.22 16:44
Nokia N800 -- w00t! 2007.03.21 21:35
Printers still suck... the Brother HL-2070N 2007.02.16 20:05
The "Driving on Ice" Project Management Anology 2007.02.13 15:51
"How will this software get my users laid" 2007.02.13 3:42
Things I didn't know about nvi, but you probably did 2007.01.17 14:30
Even more whining about SOX, and a lone gunner in a big corp 2007.01.17 2:32
Conditions of Employment 2007.01.09 16:01
Welcome to the corporate world, meet Sarbanes Oxley Rules 2007.01.04 19:34
Living in LA for four weeks, highs and lows so far 2007.01.04 0:15
Straight or gay, two sexy laptops that'll get you noticed 2007.01.03 3:12
A list of hardware relics in need of monitors... 2007.01.02 1:40
_SQL Hacks_ Review 2006.12.13 16:02
What you need to understand before commenting in my blog 2006.12.13 13:59
Microsoft workflow and my Unix laptop collide head-on 2006.12.11 3:17
"The Porn Myth" Argued Against 2006.11.29 12:44
Sony SRX99 screen in a Panasonic CF-R1 -- LTM10C320 2006.11.13 16:48
Secret Extra Goodies Hidden in my Toughbook CF-28! 2006.11.13 1:28
Story of a package traveling by UPS, Three-Day-Select 2006.11.11 20:45
Experiences working in Google as a Perl programmer, anyone? 2006.11.09 16:12
You Windows convert nitwits are f'n up Linux! 2006.10.31 13:06
Linux Journal is doomed without better advertisers 2006.10.12 16:13
BSD/OS. Or Solaris. Or something. 2006.10.09 18:08
Experiences with Google's beta "hosted" email on slowass.net 2006.08.28 4:56
The girl don't like Linux 2006.08.15 12:16
Lessons from Int'l Functional Programming Comp/ICFP 2006 2006.07.24 15:46
Once again, recruiters are the problem 2006.07.04 14:51
Trolling for jobs and getting work as a consultant 2006.06.30 4:32
Blogging about YAPC now that I'm off T-Mobile's GPRS 2006.06.29 23:21
Blogging about YAPC from YAPC 2006.06.26 16:54
Employers hot, candidates luke warm 2006.06.26 16:12
The various reasons to say "no" to clients 2006.06.15 3:25
After this, no more programming 2006.06.14 19:52
Adventures in picking an OS for the new machine 2006.06.13 21:46
slowass.net, perldesignpatterns, perlsecurity.com, djbdns 2006.06.02 15:52
Do not communicate with clients 2006.05.20 16:05
Perl programmers are useless. I quit. Or was fired. 2006.05.20 15:45
APress spring clearance sale -- Perl 6 Now+4 others for $50 2006.05.16 14:06
Comments on the comedy club project 2006.04.24 11:20
Unix vendors as we know them exist thanks to the Motorola68k 2006.04.23 1:19
Perl failed; time to bring in ASP/VB.NET 2006.04.23 0:14
Starbucks is taking over for a reason/the coffee shop saga 2006.04.11 18:10
Really super extra ultra simple project management 2006.04.05 10:51
Critical Review of the Apple iPod Nano 2006.03.23 18:57
How to Manage Your Programmer So He Can Manage You 2006.03.23 14:03
XHTML sucks. XHTML is the Java of the HTML world. 2006.03.13 16:49
autobox example to subscript hashrefs like $x-<y-<z 2006.03.09 16:02
iPod Perl quickie to generate an iTunesDB from existing mp3s 2006.03.04 21:32
Why MacOSX really is more secure than Windows -- a lot more 2006.01.29 18:49
An argument for telecommute, or, rather, distributed develop 2006.01.24 21:57
Postfix is a great big pile of stupid crap a 2006.01.14 16:13
Interview with a C Programmer 2006.01.14 15:36
Women in IT -- mechanics behind the male-centric office 2006.01.02 5:24
Anotomy of a burn-out 2006.01.02 4:46
scrottie is old! Listen to the tale of the Internet in 1991 2005.11.22 16:48
The Obnoxious Interview Plague 2005.10.20 16:07
The Worldful World of Recruiters, or, All About Headhunters 2005.09.19 22:34
Pragmatic Interview on Unix vs Microsoft on the Desktop 2005.09.17 0:59
Static Analysis, State Explosion, and Bug-Free Code 2005.09.06 5:40
What the fuck is scrottie's problem!? My dark secret. 2005.09.04 15:24
Scottsdale-area Coffee Shops I Like 2005.08.30 17:19
Quit whining about your jobs, you god damn princesses 2005.08.07 16:47
So... you know what you want to do with your life... 2005.07.27 16:20
Wal*mart and... Perl? 2005.07.17 12:56
Model-View-Controller pattern questions 2005.07.15 17:42
People with ideas and the programmers who listen to them 2005.07.13 3:16
Perl Medic quotes 2005.07.01 15:28
Pugs, PONIE, Parrot, and the Path to Perl 6 2005.06.24 18:40
How I Learned Perl for #perlhelp guests 2005.06.16 20:04
The "99% Flash marketshare" rule - or, the Flashless iceburg 2005.06.13 19:03
Why we need RISC - mourning the death of the workstation 2005.06.10 6:51
Perl Job Draught - or, why Java is Superior 2005.06.03 14:22
DSL meets Linux - or, the nifty Actiontec router 2005.05.18 21:27
Politics 2005.04.25 13:17
Basic Logo Pascal VB Perl - doomed newbie languages 2005.04.09 20:31
Economics of Consulting: the "Half" Rule 2005.04.09 19:56
Proof Positive Perl is Pushing up Petunias 2005.04.09 19:45
Unix schedular considered inadequate 2005.03.28 13:18
NDA: d'oh, but not for Stallman's reasons 2005.03.25 16:10
An alternate vision for NetBSD 2005.03.10 21:25
Apress beta books and how to write for novices 2005.03.09 19:38
Minions Wanted 2005.02.20 7:18
Perl6 vs Java vs Python, or, Java sucks! and the NIH Fallacy 2005.02.07 15:36
Why I work for $5/hour 2005.02.04 20:37
The state of VoIP on Unix, or, my life in software hell 2005.02.02 6:31
Done: Perl 6 Now: The Core Ideas Illustrated with Perl 5 2005.01.06 3:39
Optimizing a System for Mozilla Firefox 2004.12.28 9:56
gmodplay-0.08 fixed up for 2004 2004.12.19 17:39
Adventures in installing *nix on a Toughbook R1 2004.12.04 17:47
Generalizing "Plan to Throw One Away" for Large Projects 2004.11.16 7:30
Getting a Tech Job; or, Breaking Out of "I Suck" 2004.11.16 7:17
P2P and the Publishing Industry - or, Manning and DRM 2004.11.14 11:12
The Russian Spam Mafia Wants Me Probed 2004.11.14 2:30
My friends all use Microsoft Windows 2004.11.14 0:48
FreeBSD, like everything else, sucks 2004.09.19 7:18
Perl Programmers Don't Go To Meetings 2004.04.06 7:07
My dark confession: I'm writing a book. On Perl. 2004.03.28 6:57
My Journal is on Advogato. Go away. 2003.09.22 18:28