Archive for the 'General' Category

Old Car, New Car

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2008

Most friends and family are aware of my recent auto accident. Fortunately I was not hurt bad, just a little bump on the head from the sun visor. I have taken pictures of both the old car and the new car to chronicle the event. So here they are:





Until next time.


For Alex and Mike on the Passing of Erik’s Linkblog

Thursday, June 21st, 2007

A few bloggers are lamenting about the passing of Erik’s Linkblog. So Alex and Mike I give you a some reprieve and offer this bit of code you can insert into your own blog. While it is not Erik’s link blog, at least you can get your fix of daily Java articles.

<script language=”JavaScript” src=”″ type=”text/javascript”></script>

You can also customize this script at

You may also notice that Erik included a similar script in his page that displays all of the current stories from DZone.

Java Links

Seven Sex Offenders Arrested With MySpace Data

Wednesday, June 20th, 2007

Great news! From my home state even…

From Computer World:

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott said Thursday that police in the state have arrested six convicted sex offenders for violating parole by posting online profiles on The social networking site provided data on the profiles to the attorney general.

The arrests are the result of what the state is calling the first crackdown in the country on sex offenders stemming from data that MySpace provided to several state attorneys general in May.

MySpace had first refused the request from attorneys general in eight states to turn over the names of convicted sex offenders who had registered on its site, but relented when the officials subpoenaed the data.

Related story: Online Sex Offender Map

Until next time.