The Changing Face of Search (Part 1)

Recently, I wrote a post reviewing Newton running shoes. It wasn’t Pulitzer worthy and was simply to share what I thought might be beneficial information with other runners. I’ve largely ignored this blog for awhile as I’ve worked on a bevy of other internet projects, but I’ve been thinking about writing for the internet a [...] . . . → Read More: The Changing Face of Search (Part 1)

Asics Gel Hyper Speed 3 Review

A couple days ago, I wrote a favorable review of the Newton Stability Racers. About the same time as I bought the Newtons, I also bought a pair of Asics Gel Hyper 3′s. I haven’t logged near as many miles on the Asics, but I like them almost as much as I like the Newtons [...] . . . → Read More: Asics Gel Hyper Speed 3 Review

Snollygoster

According to the Oxford English Dictionary, Snollygoster originated as a combination of two German words: schnelle geister, meaning “quick spirits”.
The schnelle geister was meant to be a ghastly, monstrous ghost of sorts who scared children. It gradually evolved in early US history to mean a giant bird that may grab children.
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Text Speed App or Text Speed Tester

So, we were contemplating creating/developing a text speed testing application. LG has been sponsoring a “Fastest Texter” contest for a couple years now. The LG contest appears to be gaining traction and every recent study concludes that text messaging is becoming one of the preferred means of communicating.
Initially, I thought such an application surely already [...] . . . → Read More: Text Speed App or Text Speed Tester

Newton Running Shoe Review

Everyone loves new gadgets. I’ve read several times about how the yellow Spira shoes were banned from the Boston Marathon (internal springs), but it was another yellow shoe that caught my eye (and my wallet). After looking carefully at the shiny yellow Newton Men’s Stability Racer, I decided to purchase a pair ($150) and try [...] . . . → Read More: Newton Running Shoe Review

Text File to String VB Function

Here is a quick little VB/VBA function to turn text files (or html files or xml files) into string variables.
Text File to String Variable Function (xml file to string variable, html file to string variable)
There are numerous Internet Programming situations where large pieces of text need to be populated with variable values. On other occasions [...] . . . → Read More: Text File to String VB Function

Iterating over a Directory with a Dir Loop (Loop Through Directory) VB

VBA is potentially the greatest desktop ‘hammer’ you have at your disposal. You can pop open any Office application, hit ALT+F11 and be writing code before Visual Studio will even be open on most machines.
For doing ad hoc work around the office, VBA allows you to do things that applications alone simply aren’t powerful enough [...] . . . → Read More: Iterating over a Directory with a Dir Loop (Loop Through Directory) VB

you never know what you can do until you try

Aphorism #917.
“you never know what you can do until you try”
See Also:
you don’t get something from nothing
you scratch my back and i will scratch yours
As always, please comment if you have any further analysis of this particular aphorism (or if you disagree with my analysis) – or if you have a good story!
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you don’t get something from nothing

Aphorism #916.
“you don’t get something from nothing”
See Also:
you are what you eat
you never know what you can do until you try
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you are what you eat

Aphorism #915.
“you are what you eat”
See Also:
you are never too old to learn
you don’t get something from nothing
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