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Read in 2012

Posted by: Neum in Reader
Jan. 21, 2013, 1:09 p.m.
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After receiving a Nook simple touch for Christmas in 2011 I took my reading habit to an entirely new level in 2012. It was just too easy to pick up and read and it fit in my pocket, so I pretty much took it with me and read whenever I had some free time. Here's a list of books I read in 2012.

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New iMac? Nope.

Posted by: Neum in Geek
Nov. 30, 2012, 11:28 p.m.
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Take a look at this picture over here of the new iMac beside an old one. I'm working on a 21.5" iMac right now and I can't get spending a bunch of money to save an inch that I never see. Work gets done while your looking at the screen. Maybe they will truly be tons faster but I somehow doubt it.

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KSL Car Ads Filled with Fraud

Posted by: Neum in Geek
Nov. 7, 2012, 6:57 p.m.
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Update: Feb. 1st 2013 - It appears they have finally cleaned up all the fraud posts.

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Django Sort Dropdown

Posted by: Neum in Coder
Oct. 29, 2012, 9:03 p.m.
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Recently while working on PrinceJets I found I really needed to filter a drop down on a ForeignKey relationship. I found a way to do it in the Django documentation but it said not to use it for queries that returned over 100 results but my model was regions which were linked to countries and then continents. In short I had thousands of records to sort through.

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Google Maps Can Suck Too

Posted by: Neum in Geek
Oct. 23, 2012, 4:52 p.m.
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A lot has been made of the train wreck that has been Apple maps but this result showed up for me recently on Google maps making it abundantly clear that sometimes good old common sense is better than the best computer results.

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