After having transitioned from Apache to Nginx as the web service for this blog, I noticed an immediate drop-off from search engine traffic to links outside of the index page. Just attributing it to blind bad luck for a few days, I later realized that permalinks were broken because I didn’t correctly translate the rewrite rules from the Apache confi… Read more
In reality, the short answer to this question is no, “The Deal” is not a z… Read more
(Update: the jackpot as of 12:30 GMT Friday, January 27 is now over $470,000. Given that there now have been roughly 21.8 million losing entries, if the odds of the hitting the jackpot are truly 1 in 5,197,920, meaning that the jackpot wheel is fair, neither predetermined or unevenly weighted, we should have expected the jackpot to be hit 4 times by now. S… Read more
“The Deal” is a recently released promotion from PokerStars that allows … Read more
If you’re affected by the major change outlined by this reported issue here’s a temporary fix you may want to try to get things working again without having to change all of your own code:
find . -name "socket.io.js" -exec sed -i -e 's/socket\.id \= self\.engine\.id;/socket\.id \= socket\.nsp \+ "\#" \+ self\.engine\.… Read more
What the article ignores is the quality of the jobs over the quantity of the jobs created, instead touting the jobs and employment numbers designed to obfuscate the real facts.
Here are some tidbits from the a… Read more
An excellent take down of the legal aspects of Bill C-16 by D. Jared Brown highlights the totalitarian path Canada is heading towards by mandating compelled speech.
Merry Christmas, Canada.
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A recent New York Times article has noted:
Since the 1980s, the percentage of American adults who say they’re lonely has doubled from 20 percent to 40 percent.
And the article concludes with a hypothesis:
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A great paradox of our hyper-connected digital age is that we seem to be drifting apart. Increasingly, however, research confirms our deepest intuitio
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Facebook is taking new measures to curb the spread of fake news on its huge and influential social network. It will focus on the “worst of the worst” offenders and partn