Random-Thoughts

Life of an Entrepreneur

My day starts between 5 and 6 AM every morning. The first thing I do is check my phone. “Did I miss any urgent alerts last night?” ‘Do I have any new sales?” “Are there any support tickets that need to be worked on?” I get out of bed, and head to my craft. I…

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Bullying & Harassment in Online Gaming

<!–WARNING–!>Strong and Offensive Language used in this post<!–WARNING–!> Due to recent events in a game Corey and I play online, I thought it would be interesting to write about Bullying and Harassment Online.  When most people think of bullying, they think of a kid on a play ground or at school being picked on by…

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Southern California Summer 2016 is here

It is official.  SoCal Summer is here.  We started yesterday with 96 Degree High, and 103 Degrees today, with the lows around 66. I love SoCal because of how warm it is year round, but in the summer months, I wish it would be more temperate.  If this year is to be anything like the…

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Some days…

Have you ever had one of those days where you wake up with a plan in your head on things that you want to get done, but no matter what you do, you can’t keep your day from going completely sideways? Yea, me too.

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Problems with Hosting Sales and SEs

In my professional life, I do a lot of research on behalf of clients.  Sometimes, this involves me contacting service providers and getting quotes and then comparing pros and cons of all the options. Most of the time, it’s a fairly straight forward process.  I send them a list of requirements, specs and questions, then…

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June 1st 2016

June 1st, 2016.   I am challenging myself to be more creative.   To achieve this goal, I am going to write and post something every day for the month of June.  The key point there is that I need to post it. I always start writing stuff, but never seem to get to a…

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When life gives you lemons…

My week has been challenging to say the least in the respect that I am trying to get stuff done, but things outside my control keep happening. So today, I told myself I am going to get stuff done.  Here are the things that I learned today. MySQL 5.7 has a bug in it that…

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Shell hit by #Let’s Go #arcticready‬ twitter hoax

I will admit, I was one of the people that started laughing at Shell when I saw the Twitter account  @ShellisPrepare. I mean come on, does this not sound like a Social Media backfire that a major company like shell would experience? But according to mashable.com its a complete hoax.  Oh well. Here are some of…

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Don’t Piss me Off!

So my week has been pretty messed up.  More over the whole month of March was being used to fix crap.  Starting with a complete failure by AIS, causing several days of working to non-stop to bring all servers back online. Then a month long battle with storage issues, finally brought to a head requiring…

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I got an iPhone

So I finally caved and got an iPhone (I actually got it at the end of December).  So I am going to eat crow about one of my previous articles, in where I stated that I would “never own an iPhone” In my defense, all the things that I wrote as my reasons to not…

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