The swelling in my foot has diminished somewhat, and now I can feel pain in other parts of my leg and ankle that were previously overshadowed by the broken bones. I read a fascinating article on HowStuffWorks.com about how the body mends fractures. According to that, and of course my doctor spouse, I should beContinue reading Updates
I broke my foot on Sunday. We were on Vancouver Island, at the very end of our weekend away, staying with friends. I’d gone outside where it had been raining, saw the garage door closing, decided I’d try run back inside, and slipped on the concrete with wet shoes. Anyway, we thought it was justContinue reading Broken foot
Obligatory “I’m still alive” post. For microblogging, I’m on Twitter and ADN (App.net). I’m not on Facebook1. I’m on Google+ periodically. There’s Tumblr, where I lurk a bit, mainly to find lurid pictures for a friend of mine. There is a LOT of porn on Tumblr. You can also find me on Pinterest, where IContinue reading Hello, world
30 seconds of pain. Mortifying. Two ways to describe my first television advert on Lloydminster’s local news channel. I did it as a favour for a chartered plane company in town, and when you take into account that I didn’t want to do any lines on camera, the end result wasn’t too bad. To saveContinue reading Canadian television debut
Today at the clinic, we did the second of three phases of network reorganisation. In the first phase, which we completed a week ago, our new server was set up with the EMR software, all data was migrated from the old server, and the vendor remoted in to make sure everything was up and running.Continue reading What I did today
As the founder of the Smiters of Iniquity, I hereby smite all spammers. Yesterday, ncane.com and I were targeted by spammers, where a spam email went out to (I expect) thousands of people, purporting to be from me (including my personal details from public DNS records), and a short URL generated by ncane.com. An over-eagerContinue reading I smite thee, spammers
And boy, is it nice and brisk!
It is done.
"Vodafone, the world's biggest mobile phone group by revenue, announced on Thursday it had agreed to buy a further 15% stake in Vodacom from Telkom for R22.5bn, giving it control of the mobile operator."
The US House of Representatives has defeated the $700bn emergency rescue package proposed to save their economy. I think it was Warren Buffet who said that if it doesn't go through, the market will go into a free-fall.