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Sat - Oct 20, 2007 : 04:38 pm
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PayPal/Verisign Security Key
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I got one of those PayPal security keys a little while ago. I got one after hearing about it from the security now podcast. Now I use it for PayPal and Verisign's OpenID. Since it is based off of cryptographic algorithms. I decided to start using it for random numbers whenever I needed one. I do this all the time. Flip a coin? I don't carry c...
Fri - Oct 19, 2007 : 12:24 pm
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What is Fasting ... Really...
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Ya know...  I didn't quite know what to write about today, but I knew I had to write about something.  Some days, I've just got to write. Fasting.  Fasting, to me, is simply going without food or water for a duration of time with the purpose of showing God I am willing to sacrifice something which is very important to me, having h...
Spiritual
Thu - Oct 18, 2007 : 02:30 pm
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Thoughts on the RIAA
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Those who know me will find this post a bit ... unlike my typical post. This is mainly because I have a pretty passionate stance on DRM, OSS, Microsoft, Linux, and religion.  (I hate DRM, love OSS, hate Microsoft, love Linux, and I'm a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) Anyway...  I have a few words to say ab...
Drm / Miscellaneous
Wed - Oct 17, 2007 : 01:33 pm
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Microsoft Vista Insanity
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Heh... I remember a couple of months back (or has it been a year now?) when Microsoft announced to the world that the years of delay were now over, as they were finally releasing the famed Microsoft Vista Operating System!!!!!! The world (and peasants) rejoiced. About a week after that, my father called me up and told me he was considering th...
Microsoft
Tue - Oct 16, 2007 : 09:53 pm
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Literal Scriptures?
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My wife and I got into a discussion a couple of nights ago which has stayed with me enough for me to mull over the questions at least a couple of times.  I'm not 100% sure of the correct answer yet, so I thought I'd blog about it. The topic at hand is a quite sacred one, so I'll treat it with as much respect as is possible. The discussio...
Lds / Spiritual
Tue - Oct 16, 2007 : 10:22 am
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Gentoo udev NIC Bug
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Something I thought I'd write down, because it took me forever to figure out, has been a bug for at least a year, and nobody seems to be doing anything about it. The bug is quite simple really, and once you know where to look for it, it pretty much stops being a bug due to an extremely easy work-around. The bug is concerning network cards plugg...
Gentoo
Sun - Oct 14, 2007 : 06:22 pm
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Fall Colors
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Many people like fall because of all the colors. I am one of them. I got up this morning and noticed a red glow coming out of one of the rooms. Some of the trees just outside the window had gone into full color. ...
Sun - Oct 14, 2007 : 01:12 pm
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How Much Is Required?
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Man, something must be up with the ward I attend, because even though I've been going to the same ward for the last 3 years, the past 6 weeks have been..... very spiritually nourishing. I'm not saying that until then, it wasn't wonderful, but I've never loved going to church as much as I have during the past 6 weeks.  It's weird.  I'm ...
Lds / Spiritual
Fri - Oct 12, 2007 : 03:37 pm
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Geek Lunch - Buca Di Beppo
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Oh, man...  I just got back from a wonderful geek lunch with the guys 'n' gals from UPHPU (Utah PHP Users Group), and it was a blast.  ... heh... makes me smile just thinkin' about it.  Okay... I didn't just get back.  I had to make sure I could get done today what I promised my boss, and then I would write about it. Well... ...
Linux / Miscellaneous / Personal
Thu - Oct 11, 2007 : 10:28 am
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They Did Not Give Up
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I take no credit whatsoever for the following content, but I thought it was too incredible to simply link it.  Here is the link to the original page, but just in case that site ever goes down, I want to make sure to keep the content around.  It's just too beautiful. "Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try Again. Fail again. Fail b...
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Sun - Feb 24, 2008 : 09:09 pm
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2nd Nephi : 9 - Part 2
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The first verse which caught me in the reading of the last half of 2nd Nephi 9 was verse 39. The question came to mind:  "Why would God need to have us "remember" the awfulness of sin?" ...  Well...  The answer is quite simple, really.  Because Satan laces all sorts of lies within the temptation of sin.&nbs...
Book Of Mormon / Lds / Personal / Spiritual
Wed - Oct 03, 2007 : 02:00 pm
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Sony's Digital Rights?
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I think I'm beginning to understand why I hate Sony so bad.  Their stance on digital rights' management is absolutely astounding. According to this article, Sony's cheif anti-piracy lawyer stated that "...making a copy of a purchased song is just a nice way of saying 'steals just one copy'" So, in a nutshell, Jennifer Pariser i...
Drm
Thu - Sep 20, 2007 : 06:13 pm
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"Posting Forms to Sessions" - Trick
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Any web developer who has been in the craft for more than a couple of days realizes how often forms are used in web development.  Well...  Where forms are used, form methods are used, and one of the crazily irritating problems with forms using a "POST" method is the fact that when the "back" button is pressed after lea...
Programming
Wed - Mar 05, 2008 : 05:42 pm
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Is OCI8 in PHP encrypted?
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My job has me creating a website derived from data housed in an Oracle database. It's getting to the point now where we're going to co-locate the server and press the big green button. Well... My boss came in today asking about the connection between my postgresql database from which the website runs, and Oracle from which Postgres is populated...
Computers / Programming
Wed - Jan 09, 2008 : 09:03 pm
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1st Nephi : 5
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Man... I'm just tired.  Today was weird..  So... Studying chapter 5 right now, I'm brought to another realization that even the families of Prophets aren't perfect (hello, Lehi was a prophet, and he managed to have Laman and Lemuel...) The specifics to which I refer is Sariah's murmuring, and reaction when she saw her 4 boys return fr...
Book Of Mormon / Personal / Spiritual
Mon - Sep 15, 2008 : 11:10 am
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Mosiah : 9
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While reading this chapter, the first thing that stood out to me was a misconception I've had about Zeniff going back to the land of Nephi. I thought, until about 10 minutes ago, that Zeniff tried to go inhabit the land twice, when in reality, the first time he was by the Lamanites, he was spying on them.  Nothing too earth shattering, just ...
Book Of Mormon / Lds / Personal / Scriptures / Spiritual
Sun - Jan 15, 2006 : 07:02 pm
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Interesting Situation...
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Lately, I've been feeling a pretty intense lack of the Spirit in my life. I've been unsuccessfully trying to pin it down to something specific and it's driving me kind of crazy. Well, today at church, I decided to try something for one week, hopefully longer, but definitely one week. I'm seriously going to do my best to base all my decisions on ...
Tue - Feb 12, 2008 : 11:29 pm
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2nd Nephi : 4 - Part 1
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One thing which caught my eye this time, was the phrase, "I know that if ye are brought up in the way ye should go ye will not depart from it." I had to stop and read the sentence 4 or 5 times, just to make sure I wasn't seeing things. The footnotes on that sentence seem to confirm the vague meaning I'm deriving from it as well. ...
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Mon - Aug 25, 2008 : 06:05 pm
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RICKS
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SO I've always wannted to go to Rcks ( BYU IDAHO) well two more years and I'm so there. I got my PA to help me find info about it, today I had a pack from the collage come in the mail. I was so exited! The best part it, Sara is also planning on going that same time I am! That would be the best thing to ever happen to me.  I mean Sara is my ...
Wed - Jan 16, 2008 : 10:14 pm
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1st Nephi : 10
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First Nephi Ten... I'm not really in a spiritual mood right now, which really is unfortunate because I know this chapter has some spiritual meat to it. One thing I can write, is when I read this chapter during my mission, and even before, I always found myself focusing on Nephi's desire to see the things his father did (in verse 17). He didn'...
Book Of Mormon / Lds / Personal / Spiritual
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Tue - Sep 04, 2007 : 10:41 am
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Why I Love Monterey
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Okay.... Yes.. Collin knows he's cool.  Actually, he's just happy to be on his way to Monterey to enjoy the various wonderful goings-on there. Anyway...  I thought I'd list the reasons I love Monterey while I'm waiting for everyone to get ready for the day.  So... Here goes: By far the best reason to come to Monterey Califo...
Personal
Fri - Aug 31, 2007 : 05:50 pm
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Survey Says... "The Data is GOOD!"
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Okay, people.... I was hired on here at Nature's Way as the only person in the IT department who knows anything about web development.  Almost all people here are either networking, helpdesk, or SAP gurus.  They desperately needed help in the web development corner of IT.  So... They hired me.  Go figure. Anyway...  I w...
Personal / Programming
Fri - Feb 10, 2006 : 09:49 pm
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R00t3d...
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Oh... My... Goodness... I can't think of where to begin, so I'll just start typing. Two days ago we decided it was time to cut the umbilical for the other guys who were the old I.T. team for the company I work for. We did so by changing all passwords (or so I thought), and that's about it. We thought we had em'.... So.... We all went home and...
Sun - Jun 23, 2002 : 12:18 pm
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Musical Nirvana in Cali
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Oh....my....goodness... Yesterday was simply beautiful.....simply beautiful. I don't have NEAR enough time to write down exactly my feelings nor what happened...however - suffice it to say, yesterday was beautiful. I got up yesterday morning and started packing up my drums almost immediately. I was supposed to be at Dane's house at 1:00pm and...
Music
Wed - Aug 29, 2007 : 08:56 pm
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A New Frontier with PL/SQL
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Man... At work, I've got .... well.. I was gonna say dilemma, but... it's not a dilemma because I know of a way out. My dilemma is, I've gotta have a website functional by Friday, which means I've got two days to get it to work. The database we're connecting to (postgres on gentoo, thank heavens) has a table with more than 12 million rows in it....
Programming
Sun - Feb 19, 2006 : 09:20 pm
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Today at Church...
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An interesting thought came to my head that turned into a quote of sorts. I'm sure others have said likewise, but I think this would be a great thing to have hanging in the house to constantly remind us. May thoughts and choices of today bring God to guide and light my way. Life with a healthy baby and a healthy wife sure is good. Welcome to ou...
Mon - Jan 30, 2006 : 08:40 pm
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Well it was one of those great stories...
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Name that tune... :) Man... I'm having a hard time thinking of what to write about. (as you can tell from my last post) Hmm..... Ya know... something I think I'm missing in my blog is the fact that I'm going to be a father (again) any day now. Sarah is due on February 10th and it's getting to the point where Collin Ryan Jones could join our...
Wed - Jan 25, 2006 : 10:14 pm
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Oh... My... G....T (as in Mustang GT)
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Okay people.... Today at work was great, and everything.... But I've just gotta tell ya... Well.. before I get ahead of myself, let me rewind a bit... The commute to my new job requires me to drive by a new Ford Dealership, and darnit.. They have a great selection of a certain car I'd really like to own someday. Well.... (yes.. the story gets wo...
Cars
Sun - Jun 16, 2002 : 11:00 pm
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The day I asked for Sarah Young's Phone Number
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Man alive... Girls can become a problem in one's life. I'm feeling a bit of stress in that well... Heck... I don't know how to explain it. There are girls coming at me from every angle. I've talked on the phone with Charlene now about 5 times and I enjoy talking with her quite a bit. Indeed, I do... Today I asked for a girl's phone number...
Wed - Feb 01, 2006 : 09:31 pm
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XML is....
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something I've never really learned? Yup. Today was the day I found out that one major part of my new job is to handle a data feed made purely of XML. Do I know anything about XML? Yes.. But have I ever done anything with it? Yes. How much? One simple little flash dealio, and I did that over 3 years ago. So... My point? I've gotta learn ...