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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...
PoeticIntensity
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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
PoeticIntensity
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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
PoeticIntensity
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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?
PoeticIntensity
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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
PoeticIntensity
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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?
PoeticIntensity
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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
PoeticIntensity
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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
PoeticIntensity
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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...
Miscellaneous
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Mon - Apr 16, 2007 : 11:31 pm
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Mormon Myths....
PoeticIntensity
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I almost didn't post anything tonight..... But... I've gotta. One thing which seems to irritate me quite a bit is this phenomenon among people of my faith which drives them to make some pseudo-philosophical yet some how not quite doctrinally correct quote and then follow it by "I'm sure it's in the scriptures. I just read it. I swear. " or, "I'...
Tue - Feb 05, 2008 : 09:45 pm
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1st Nephi : 22
PoeticIntensity
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I'm kind of distracted now due to external crud, but one of the verses jumped out at me.  Verses 7 and 8... I'm not entirely sure how I feel about the Spanish conquest, as it came to the Americas.  I have combating feelings toward the whole history of what happened. The "Indians" found here in America were the posterity...
Book Of Mormon / Lds / Personal / Spiritual
Fri - Feb 10, 2006 : 09:49 pm
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R00t3d...
PoeticIntensity
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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...
Thu - Mar 12, 2009 : 04:18 pm
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Web Editors in Linux
PoeticIntensity
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I just got done lightly scanning over this article before I shook my head in disgust and decided to write this entry. Let me say this first.  I've been professionally employed in web development now for 6 years, and am by no means a genius on the subject, but I think I may have a clue or two. I have absolutely no idea why Bluefish seems to...
Computers / Linux / Programming
Thu - Aug 20, 2015 : 01:56 am
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Forgiveness
PoeticIntensity
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 I should be way more tired than I am. I just got done praying, and a day before that I had just got done sinning.  You know the kind I'm talking about.   It's the kind you really need to rid yourself of.  The kind that always keeps creeping around, finding an idle brain-cell to occupy...  So, yeah...  Hundreds, if n...
Personal / Spiritual
Tue - Feb 18, 2014 : 04:23 pm
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Tiny Boats / Bret Slack
AudioGuru
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Just in case you haven't heard the latest about Tiny Boats' debut album release, a good friend of the studio, Matt Mylroie, a music producer in Florida, had these good words to say about The Broken Vessels. A portion is quoted below, where the full review can be found here. "This album is hard to describe, but it is a fantastic blend of ...
Music / Studio
Tue - May 03, 2011 : 06:33 pm
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What I feel for you
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You dont have to hide or pretend who you reallly are around me ill expect you. Not your past or what other people say can change my mind. Ill be there through thick and thin all the way until the end. if your sad than im sad to. If your mad im mad to. if you say we arent friends or anything more ill understand. But ill be there with open hands....
Tue - Jan 22, 2008 : 12:40 pm
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Microsoft Cares ... Really.
PoeticIntensity
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No, seriously, people...  Microsoft really does care....  loads and loads of caring! They care so much ABOUT MONEY it makes me sick. I just got done reading this article and I'm left with a feeling of sickening "awe" at how greedy Microsoft really is. Lately, I've been following a story about a group of people in a project...
Computers / Linux / Microsoft
Tue - May 15, 2007 : 09:18 pm
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What is going on?
PoeticIntensity
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Wow... About a week ago I got an email about a job offer here in Springville. The offer itself did not really have anything to do with any of the current skills I have. However, moments away from just discarding it, I decided to take the plunge and I sent an email in response. Here's the email: To whom this may concern: My name is Jason J...
Thu - Mar 20, 2008 : 12:17 pm
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Talk For This Sunday
PoeticIntensity
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Imagine for a moment you had no idea about the atonement of Christ. Now imagine you sitting there and listening to what I have to say. And the first thing you hear are the words, "God demands perfection for salvation." Not sure about you, but for me, that creates a sort of sinking feeling inside...  I put "perfection an...
Lds / Spiritual
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Tue - Jul 24, 2007 : 02:12 pm
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Site Re-do
PoeticIntensity
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Well... I just spent the last 3 hours re-vamping around 300 lines of code for ilovemyjournal.com.  Hopefully, I've made it a lot more search-engine friendly for people who want to share their blogs, without compromising security any security. Being that this is also the 24th of July, I'm also very grateful for the pioneers, and everything the...
Sat - Sep 01, 2007 : 04:01 pm
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2007 Monterey Trip - Day 1
PoeticIntensity
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Wow....  Today has been crazy. I woke up around 2:30am this morning, put the suitcases in the van, woke the kids up (actually, Luci was already awake and excited to be going to "Shugee's House"), put them in the van, said a quick prayer for safety and health, and we were off! I'm tellin' ya...  If you have kids and a 10-hour...
Personal
Sun - Sep 02, 2007 : 04:16 pm
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2007 Monterey Trip - Day 2
PoeticIntensity
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Day Two.... I woke up this morning to a wonderful sore-throat.  Nothing too bad, and I felt that it's one of those that will go away as the hours pass by.  Turns up I was right. I rolled around in bed (after getting probably like.... 2-3 hours of sleep on Friday night) this morning for a good 2 hours, trying to go back to sleep. When I...
Personal
Sun - Jun 23, 2002 : 12:18 pm
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Musical Nirvana in Cali
PoeticIntensity
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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
PoeticIntensity
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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
Sat - Jul 21, 2007 : 07:17 pm
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I Love My Journal
PoeticIntensity
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Well....  I think it's finally getting there. I worked quite a bit on ilovemyjournal.com today and ....  its' coming along quite nicely!   I still haven't had anyone sign up yet, but I put it live like.. 2 weeks ago, and have been working on it often.  We'll see how it goes in the coming months. Anyway... I'm gonna go spe...
Thu - Dec 31, 2009 : 11:04 pm
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Drum Cover : Green Day - Basket Case
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Will the craziness ever end?  I thought for sure, I'd be too busy today to do another cover, but around 4:00pm, I got bored, the kids were occupied or asleep, and my wife was reading, so...  Down to the studio I go! Hope you all like this cover.  It's one of the better ones I've done.  I missed a couple of hit-accurate fills,...
Audio / Drums / Music / Video
Fri - Aug 31, 2007 : 05:50 pm
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Survey Says... "The Data is GOOD!"
PoeticIntensity
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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
Tue - Apr 29, 2008 : 07:31 pm
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A lost crush
koyote Dreams
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Ok, I'm all confused! Theres this boy, he's a year older then me and majorly hott!  About a year I met him and fell for him :-) as girls do lol but this guy was somthing... something amazing he was perfect, I'm only 15 but I knew how perfect he was. Well we e-mailed everyday and he called me a few times. But he gose to school and leavs kinda ...
Sun - Jun 16, 2002 : 11:00 pm
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The day I asked for Sarah Young's Phone Number
PoeticIntensity
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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...