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Jack is literally laying by the pool

Jack is literally laying by the pool

Jack laying by the pool

Jack. Literally laying by the pool.

New Olympic Sport

Drunk Zippo flint replacement.

Purple Go Gopher!

Purple Go Gopher!

 

Purple Go Gopher

A coworker got me a PURPLE Go Gopher!

The mascot for one of the programming languages we use (Go) is a gopher.

Hotels come with strange amenities now

Hotels come with strange amenities now

Swimming poo

Hotels come with strange amenities now.

One of our Gardenias

One of our Gardenias

Gardenia

One of our Gardenias in our garden ?

I am not a product

I am not a product

Warning: Extremely geeky post follows:

Today, most people have their digital life stored on online servers from various companies. Think Google, Apple, Facebook, Twitter, Dropbox, Instagram and many others. You uploaded your pictures, your music, your daily ramblings, happy and sad thoughts. You use these services to share with others, to send and receive emails, store address books, play music and video, have your files available on any device you want. All great features, no doubt! When your phone breaks, just having to log in to the new one to find all your pictures, contacts and other settings is an amazing and reassuring capability brought by these services, often (perhaps incorrectly) called ‘the cloud’.

But you might wonder: “Where is this data? Who has access to it?[1]

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Proof that I was doing manual labor

Proof that I was doing manual labor

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Proof that I was doing manual labor.

Scammers

We get a call from an FPL contractor stating they need to make an appointment with us to do some maintenance. No big deal, we thought the power may go out so they needed us to know.

Friday, the guy calls and says he needs access to the house. I find this odd so we call FPL to verify there’s a work order for us. The FPL rep says no and that we should call the police. So, we do. The police say it’s possible it’s a scam and that we need to call them when the person arrives.

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Chronic problem in my world

People ask me obscure questions.

Unfortunately, I know the answer.

Finished off the tequila

Finished off the tequila

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