Hysterical over work and life

I should preface this with yet another warning that what follows is the incredibly hysterical ranting of an emotionally stressed person and should probably not be taken as anything other than an expression of the emotions currently running through my head. Oh my god! This can not be happening to me. I simply can not …

Peter’s my boss, and Dilbert’s boss is his boss

I hate working on something without knowing why I’m working on it. I also hate working on something without actually understanding what the desired result is. That’s very, very annoying. It’s also very, very inefficient and ineffective. These past two weeks at work were prime examples of just such an occurance. The fact that these …

Helen Fisher discusses love, proving the naturalness of polyamory

I recently discovered TEDTalks, a fantastic web site that shares the lectures and presentations at the Technology Entertainment and Design conference in Monterey, California. I just watched Helen Fisher’s talk, which the TED web site describes like this: Helen Fisher is an anthropologist with Rutgers University, specializing in gender differences and the evolution of human …

The Importance of Self-Motivation

I spent the night at a friend’s and just got back home now. It’s a beautiful day. The sun is out. It’s hot out, but not too hot. The trees are green again, and flowers are blooming. I have iced coffee in my hands. Everyone outside is either very busy, or seems very relaxed. However, …

Rant on Certification Tests

This is stupid. This is utterly utterly stupid. Answer the following question: Which of the following operating systems use Kerberos for authentication? (Select all that apply.) Mac OS X Server Windows 2000 Server Windows 2003 Server NetWare If you selected all of them, you got the question wrong, even though you’re technically correct. All of …