Eric Longman

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Chrome, Java, and 64-bit Windows

So, the Java updater said that there was a new version available. I said “fine, go ahead and install it.” When it finished, it launched the obligatory “check to make sure Java is working in...

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Dear Google…

Dear Google, I love INBOX. Love it! You’ve done a great job rethinking how we should use email, and you’ve nailed it. Mostly. There are but three things that I hope to see changed:...

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MIUI FTW!

For almost a year now, I’ve been running CyanogenMod CM7 on my rooted T-Mobile MyTouch 4G, and liking it a lot.  Originally, it was a way to get Gingerbread on the phone months before...

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Christ Builds the Church

Liked this when I read it, so I’m sharing… It is not we who build.  [Christ] builds the church.  No man builds the church but Christ alone.  Whoever is minded to build the church is surely well...

Does anybody blog anymore? 1

Does anybody blog anymore?

I’m wondering if anybody blogs anymore…at least in the sense that we used to.  Back in the day, I used my blog to post commentary about events happening around me.  Most of my posts...

Hmm…nice place you’ve got here. 0

Hmm…nice place you’ve got here.

Just looked at my blog and was stunned to find that I haven’t posted anything here in over SEVEN MONTHS! I find myself posting micro-status updates on Facebook much more frequently than I end...

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Index all tables in one shot

Here’s a nice little snippet of T-SQL code that will reindex all tables in the database with one line of code: EXEC sp_msForEachTable @COMMAND1= ‘DBCC DBREINDEX ( “?”)’ Keep in mind that the DBCC...

My last Blockbuster Rental…ever 3

My last Blockbuster Rental…ever

I just returned the last movie I will ever rent from Blockbuster Video. Perhaps you recall that back in 2005 Blockbuster made a big deal out of their new “No Late Fees” policy.  They...

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Amazon Route 53

Amazon announced their new Route 53 DNS service a few days ago.  Never one to let a gizmo go untested, I immediately signed up and I’m now hosting DNS for eal.us through Route 53.  Looks...