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Archive for July, 2013


Moraine Lake

Moraine Lake

Banff National Park posted this picture on their Facebook page (which you can find here). I absolutely love following them on Facebook, because every post takes me back to our honeymoon in the Canadian Rockies. I definitely recommend following if you’re into great pictures like the one above.

Larry Langford in 1979

I’ve always been drawn to his speaking abilities. It’s a shame that he ultimately felt like he was above the law, and left such a negative impact on the city. Such a character, both good and bad…

At the end, where he talks about how crime is always the top issue in each election, is especially depressing.


Turner Classic Movies: Letterbox

A very informative video about the use of “pan and scan” and the way it can affect a movie. Came across this after reading this article on Gizmodo lamenting the way Netflix uses cropping for the movies they host. It seems this article was spurred by this Tumblr, showcasing some of the agregious examples of Netflix cropping.

For shame.

SignalR: Real-time Application Development, a book review

SignalR: Real-time Application DevelopmentI’ve had a lot of interest in SignalR for quite a while now. It has proven to be a great technology for tinkering with in my personal time, though I’ve not been able to┬ádo anything of a “real-world” nature with it yet. As a result, I was pretty excited when I was given the opportunity to review this newly released book in exchange for a free e-copy. I’d hoped this would be a great stepping stone in taking my SignalR knowledge to the next level. More…

Character communicates consistency

You can't get too much done in life if you only work on the days when you feel good.

Jerry West, NBA great

Happy 4th



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