Thanks, Horrible User.

So I’ve been working in web and software development for years now, as in approaching 20, and over that time I’ve encountered many and varied versions of the user who breaks EVERYTHING. No matter how good you think your security and validation are, they find a way. And for years I hated that person for their manic persistence and lack ...

Underway 4

Underway
My new 101 Things project starts today, so I decided to knock the first item off immediately: I got a new WP template for this blog. I do believe it’s a huge improvement, and I’m a sucker for the hover effect on the header photos. (You have to go to the front page to see them.) We went to trivia ...

101 Things in 1001 Days, v2.0

101 Things in 1001 Days, v2.0
I finished 73 of the 101 Things on my previous list. Let’s see if I can top that the second time around! The Mission: Complete 101 preset tasks in a period of 1001 days. The Criteria: Tasks must be specific (i.e. no ambiguity in the wording) with a result that is either measurable or clearly defined. Tasks must also be ...

Final Report on 101 Things in 1001 Days: Volume 1 4

Final Report on 101 Things in 1001 Days: Volume 1
Begin Date: July 4, 2010 End Date: April 1, 2013 Items Completed: 73 Not Completed: 28 My first 101 Things in 1001 Days project ends Monday! While my success rate wasn’t the highest, I’m still really happy with almost 75% completion. Enough that I’ll be starting a new one in a few days… I’m choosing to begin on April 4, so that it ...