I’m setting up a computer for the flying club’s ops room. Basically I want this to be a “web kiosk”, as idiot proof as possible, because let’s face it, when it comes to computers, some pilots are complete idiots.
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So I’ve had this blog for what, 3 days now? And already somebody posted a penis spam in the comments. So I had to remove the comment and ban the IP, which is a royal pain. All spammers must die. Painfully.
This web log software I’m using, MovableType appears to be extremely functional and customizable. One thing I’m thinking of doing is converting the “what’s new” portions of my CoPilot and my Rochester Flying Club web sites into blogs. Either the static content could be put in in the template, or maybe the blog portion could be embedded as a frame or an iframe. I’m obviously going to have to experiment some with this.
Another thing I’d like to do is learn a whole bunch more about style sheets, since I’ve seen some amazing stuff done with them.
Do you want to know why people get viruses? I was visitng some people I’d set up an office network for a couple of years ago. I’d also connected them to the internet via cable modem. I stressed to them that since they’re on the big bad internet full time now, they’ve got to heed those Windows Critical Update notifications, and they should get anti-virus software as well.
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I’ve worked in so many soul destroying cube farms, and a couple of places where a bunch of developers where stuck in a big echo-ey room, that this place looks like nerd-vanna to me.
Joel on Software – Bionic Office
Actually, I worked one place with semi-private offices. It was great because I shared an office with another bird lover and we used to bring our birds in and let them fly around the room. But that place was soul destroying in so many other ways that it couldn’t make up for the nice offices.