Thursday, September 15th, 2011

Scamazon Credit Card has a no annual fee rewards Visa card with a simple points earning structure: 3 Points: For every $1 spent on 2 Points: For every eligible $1 spent at gas stations, restaurants, drug stores, and office supply stores 1 Point: For every other $1 spent On the plus side the card doesn’t charge […]

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010


Perhaps this has been going on forever and I’ve only been attuned to it for the last few years. When a high profile public change occurs e.g. new President of the United States takes office, the media likes to make a big deal about what happens during the first 100 days. While it certainly is […]

Saturday, March 7th, 2009


I was recently cc’d on an e-mail containing a code review request, just so I’d be aware of an upcoming change to the data returned from an API used by my code. A little while later one of my co-workers commented, “he wrote a whole parser, very C like.” Prior to that, I hadn’t planned […]

Saturday, February 14th, 2009

Total Order Drop

Shortly before 7am GMT on February 12, 2009, slowly began refusing to fulfill MP3 orders. By 8am, the MP3 store was failing to fulfill 95% of all orders and continued to do so until almost 2pm. I often wondered how things like this come about and now I have first hand knowledge. I was […]