Author Archives: Paul

Professional software engineer; enthusiast / advanced amateur photographer; (Apple) / Mac / iOS guy; partially omniscient, witty, tech geek; hooligan; user of 'adult language'; 37?!?; rock / blues / jazz fan; skeptic; and raconteur (...and ESRI).

Wednesday 10th of October 2018

“The testers found embarrassing, elementary screw-ups of the sort that would get a middle school computer lab administrator in trouble, to say nothing of someone safeguarding lethal weapon systems.” GOV’T REPORT: “AN ENTIRE GENERATION” OF AMERICAN WEAPONS IS WIDE OPEN TO HACKERS Source:

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Remembering Cisco Landry, six years on

Six years ago today, my family lost a member. Our faithful companion, Cisco Landry.

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Friday 5th of October 2018

Remembering Steve Jobs 7 years on. Source:

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Thursday 4th of October 2018

1,000+ Law Professors Can’t Be Wrong… Source:

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Dear Young People, “Don’t Vote”

This country belongs to whomever shows up. And do you know who shows up for every election? Old people. But only 46% of people 18-34 years old voted in the last election. Do vote. Please, please vote.

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A Version of Reality So Elaborately Embellished That it Qualifies as Fan Fiction

New York Times Editorial Board: “I built what I built myself.” This boast has long been at the core of the mythology of Donald Trump, Self-Made Billionaire. As the oft-told story goes, young Mr. Trump accepted a modest $1 million loan from his father, Fred, a moderately successful real estate developer from Queens, and — […]

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Wednesday 3rd of October 2018

TechMeme: “From the Department of ‘I wish we had this back in the day’, if you are currently matriculating at Duke University, the University of Alabama, or the University of Oklahoma, you can now use your iPhone and Apple Watch as your campus ID card. Source:

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Sunday 30th of September 2018

Oh, goddamn!!! It is International Blasphemy Day. #blasphemy #goddamn Source:

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Saturday 29th of September 2018

Happy National Coffee Day folks! ☕️☕️☕️ #coffee Source:

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Friday 28th of September 2018

“Do you like websites?” — Zach Galifianakis, Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis, E3 Jon Hamm. Source:

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