Author Archives: absolutlush

I know I have the skills to write some awesome web applications and sites. I know I can do it. I just do not know why I never get much further than the design and database architecture. I have three … Continue reading

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Data and System Architecture – It Really is the Small Things

It really is the small things. The small things make or break a project, a relationship, or a Mazda6. I joined a project at work that is extremely challenging requiring the migration of a massive database from MSSQL 2000 to MSSQL 2008, … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the 2012 Boilermaker

Welp, I finally did it. That stupid race has been on my to do list since I was in 9th grade and this year I finally grew a pair and ran it. The 35th running of the Utica Boilermaker 15k … Continue reading

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Guides for the Normal Folk

I had the opportunity to write some guides for the “Average Joe’s” for The guides are centered around buying components for your desktop computer especially for people that want to do simple upgrades to their existing pre-fab, or build … Continue reading

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100 Books in a year is too easy

NerdFighteria has a personal challenge to read 100 books in a year. You can find the jist of the 2011 challenge here. I think this is a great thing because it encourages people to do something besides watch reality television. … Continue reading

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Behold! I Have the Power!!

I finally install, play, and buy World of Warcraft and then realize I forgot to listen to me. Conversation on BulletProof Radio’s Facebook page leads to questions about 3D games and the ADA. And there is a monkey some how involved in all of this. Continue reading

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A Grave Nerd Injustice

Epic uses bribes to rig a battle for All Time Greatest Villian and I nerd rage about it. Continue reading

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TuneUp Shot Down

TuneUp was stealth installed on my pc. Not knowing what it was and finding little information readily available after quick google searches. I power-google to find out that well, no one, including the company has a decent bit of information on this software. I explain reasons why having this on your pc is a bad idea. Continue reading

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Pushing Your Boundaries

I had considered myself a decently well read person, but as I look through the various books being suggested by Nerd Fighters I realize that I am afraid to step outside the walls I have erected with my comfortable, safe books. I had read science fiction and fantasy for many years, shunning modern fiction. Continue reading

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Use Steam to Organize Some of Your Retail CD Keys

Link some of those games laying around to services such as Steam to reduce the clutter of paperwork that contain your CD Keys Continue reading

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