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Juche: It’s what Kim Jong-un eats for dinner

Tonight, stomachs across North Korea rumble in mourning. It is not food that they cry out for, but rather it is for their beloved, and now deceased, leader Kim Jong…

December 20, 2011
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Kim Jong-un: Looking Ahead with North Korea

Take one look at him, and you might think he is the world’s greatest warcraft player. Look beyond the chubby face, upside down binoculars, and you just might see Kim…

December 4, 2011
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Muammar Gaddafi: 112 ways to spell crazy

The Colonel is dead. No, not the chicken guy, but rather that crazy cat of Tripoli, the “King of Kings of Africa”, I am of course referring to  Colonel Muammar Gaddafi .…

October 20, 2011
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Dear Standard & Poor’s, will the beatings ever stop?

“There’s an old saying in Tennessee – I know it’s in Texas, probably in Tennessee – that says, fool me once, shame on – shame on you.  Fool me –…

August 8, 2011
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Why is this post office so big?

Real estate in Manhattan is not cheap. In fact, I might be as bold to suggest that Manhattan real estate is rather pricy. My apartment, which is a 500 sq…

June 28, 2011
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Alan Greenspan, I think you’re great!

It needs to be said, so I will say it: I like Alan Greenspan. He’s both a funny old man, and an avid bit coin miner (or so I presume)…

June 18, 2011
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Android to WCF: Streaming Multi Part Binary Images

I know I have been getting little twitches of wood just thinking about how awesome this post is going to be. But first: What the hell is multi-part messaging? (or…

May 30, 2011
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Whatever happened to that WS-Federation thing?

Well, yes of course there are plenty of things worse than a day spent in Buffalo. For one, I’d say waterboarding would probably be worse. Watching re-runs of Blossom would…

May 21, 2011
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Windows, I wish I knew how to quit you

This post is all about my temptress, seductress and nemesis. A glossy pearl that brings me so much joy, yet at the same time brings out the Ike Turner in…

May 3, 2011
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5 things that you can do while you wait for Android’s XML DOM parser to finish

In my time on Android, I’ve come to relish those precious many minutes that go by while the Android XML DOM parser chews on on the massive 5KB documents I…

May 1, 2011
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Lessons learned: Getting Android to connect to a WCF service

The initial concept of my mobile application was built on a Windows Phone 7 front end, tied nicely together with a WCF SOAP service on the back. I used “Add…

April 19, 2011
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Sex, Lies and Renamed Activities

…when you get an ActivityNotFoundException and you are certain that you updated your AndroidManifest.xml file I think the hardest aspect of learning a new framework is running into these stupid…

April 1, 2011
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What things do you expect to take 90 seconds to complete?

These are some things in the normal course of my life that I have come to expect and embrace to take at most 90 seconds: Achieving orgasm with a female…

March 29, 2011
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From Windows Phone 7 / Silverlight to Android: The basics

Let me share with you some things I have learned during my first few days in the world that is Android. In particular, in this post I want to talk…

March 27, 2011

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