June 25, 2003

Interesting Legal Magic

Why is porn legal when prostitution is illegal?

Posted at 03:27 PM

June 23, 2003

June 22, 2003

Craft of writing


Posted at 10:25 PM

The Metrosexual


Posted at 10:19 PM

June 19, 2003

.NET 1.0 to 1.1

Migrating from J# 1.0 to J# 1.1 is not as seemless as it may seem. The affinity for a 1.0 compiled app is supposed to make it continue to work on a 1.0 framework if a 1.1 framework is installed. In short to make a J# app work make sure you have J# for every single .NET framework. If you have .NET 1.0 and .NET 1.1 make sure you have J# 1.0 and J# 1.1 on the same box even if your app was compiled with J# 1.0

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June 17, 2003

size of an oracle database

Allocated Tablespace in MB :
SELECT tablespace_name ,SUM(bytes)/(1024*1024) MB_TOTSPACE
FROM dba_data_files GROUP BY tablespace_name

DB size in GB:
select sum(bytes)/1024000000 "Size in GB" from dba_data_files;

Posted at 09:48 PM

June 16, 2003

Thank the Lord

Streamers are coming down from the ceiling of the large indoor sports arena. The crowd had erupted in thundering applause. The modern day gladiators of the home team had won the championship. The sports reporter grabbed a hold of the 7 foot sports celebrity and shoved a microphone in front of him. Trying to avoid the dripping sweat which rolled off his nose and chin the reporter started to ask him questions.

"Can you put into words what you feel at this moment" she asked.

He answered "Everybody knows what I am going to say. The Lord took us through this series and brought it home"

The Lord helped the modern christian gladiators triump the other christian gladiators. Why does the Lord get involved in our petty squabbles, our sporting events that earn the winners millions of dollars (and the bookies a tidy sum as well), and our prayers for the traffic light to stay green a little while longer?

Why does the Lord at the same time stand by and watch villages wash away in the flood? the little kid die of a hole in his heart?

Posted at 02:19 PM

Vintage Dowd

A rant with no point by dowd

Posted at 12:03 PM

June 11, 2003

And now it makes sense

Why does the DOS window show up sometimes but not at other times. Now I know.

Google Groups

Posted at 01:54 PM

Religion and moral progress

I say quite deliberately that the Christian religion, as organised in its Churches, has been and still is the principal enemy of moral progress in the world.

Bertrand Russell
--Why I Am Not A Christian

Posted at 08:32 AM

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