Monthly Archives: January 2009

Obama aims to reinstate the USA as a great nation

In his inauguration speech yesterday, President Barack Obama reaffirmed the United States’ government’s vow to uphold its constitution and live up to the lofty ideals that support its claim as the world’s greatest nation. And what exactly are those ideals … Continue reading

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Widgets and Blidgets

Today I discovered a website that really impressed. It is called http://www.widgetbox.com What it does it allow you to build widgets, or in my case a blog widget or blidget which produces a cool viewer of my recent posts on … Continue reading

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Out with The Old and In with The New

A belated ringing of the changes took place today as I along with 330 of my colleagues at Barclays Global Investors was told my position was being eliminated. A first wave of redundancies had taken place in the San Francisco … Continue reading

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Technology Overload

Today was spent developing a couple of web pages on Spring MVC Controller technology. I find it difficult to know what logic to put in the remote EJB’s, what to put in the controller, what to put in the service … Continue reading

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CodeIgniter, SimplePie, Artisteer – all for one page

Today I spent about 12 hours getting to grips with a number of technologies: codeigniter – a┬áModel View Controller PHP development toolkit simplepie – a RSS feed reader artisteer – a page design tool that generates two sets of output … Continue reading

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Happy New Year

Welcome all to 2009! Today, I started on a new venture: a website and an ebook on the credit crunch and how to survive it. The site is www.creditlust.com/blog . Today, I bought the domain from http://joker.com set up the … Continue reading

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