Random thoughts, observations, and opinions of a software engineer in corporate America.
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August 10, 2004 by CS Guy
"Our enemies are innovative and resourceful, and so are we. They never stop thinking about new ways to harm our country and our people, and neither do we."

— President George W. Bush in a speech last week to military brass.
August 9, 2004 by CS Guy
“Communication with an engineer is only slightly more difficult than communication with the dead.”Lorren 'Rus' Stiles, Sr.
August 6, 2004 by CS Guy
“Don't ever take a fence down until you know why it was put up.”
- Robert Frost (1874-1963)
August 5, 2004 by CS Guy
"Vote early and vote often."
- Al Capone (1899-1947)
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August 4, 2004 by CS Guy
“I am not a vegetarian because I love animals; I am a vegetarian because I hate plants.”
A. Whitney Brown
August 3, 2004 by CS Guy
"Anything that is too stupid to be spoken is sung."
- Voltaire (1694-1778)
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August 2, 2004 by CS Guy
WORDS ARE FREAKING EASY!

Words only have as much power as you give them. It is impossible for someone to insult you. It is impossible for someone to upset you. It is impossible for someone to make you angry.

Only you can do those things to yourself!

If you don’t like what someone has to say on JU, don’t read what that person writes. Don’t visit that person’s site. Don’t read their comments. Blacklist them from your site. It is very easy.

There are a number of people on JU who ...
August 2, 2004 by CS Guy
“Belladonna: In Italian, a beautiful lady; in English a deadly poison.”
Ambrose Bierce (1842-1914) - The Devil's Dictionary, 1911
July 31, 2004 by CS Guy
“The President has kept all of the promises he intended to keep.”
George Stephanopolous , Clinton's aide speaking on Larry King Live
July 30, 2004 by CS Guy
“A ship in harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are built for.”
John A. Shedd
July 29, 2004 by CS Guy
"If you think health care is expensive now, wait until you see what it costs when it's free."
- P.J. O'Rourke"
July 28, 2004 by CS Guy
A few years ago I was asked to write up a Statement of Work (SOW) for a contractor that had a 3-D Animation system. This was supposed to be a one-time activity, since this type of work was not part of my job description. I was asked to provide high-level requirements that would tell this company what we wanted animated, and how we wanted it presented. The result of this would be a 3-D digital movie that we could use at tradeshows and in proposals to potential customers of our product, which w...
July 28, 2004 by CS Guy
“Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgment that something else is more important than fear.”
- Ambrose Redmoon
July 27, 2004 by CS Guy
“If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous, he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and a man.”
Mark Twain (1835-1910)
July 26, 2004 by CS Guy
"A doctor can bury his mistakes but an architect can only advise his clients to plant vines."
- Frank Lloyd Wright (1868-1959)