Author Archives: brainimus

Complexity of adding parameters

The other day we were refactoring some code and moving things around which I was all excited about.  Most of the stuff was being moved to make it more modular and there wasn’t much actual change to the code needed.  Doing a quick review I noticed something like this: had been updated to this: get_power […]

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Developer’s English Skills

I don’t have an exact measurement but I would guess that less than half of the time I spend typing I am writing code.  This means that a majority of my typing time is spent writing communications to another human.  This blog is an example of that.  Throughout my normal work day I will compose […]

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Life with my EVO

This post may be a little past due (seeing that I’ve have my phone since June) but it is time that I talk about my HTC EVO. Size At first glimpse the phone looks HUGE.  In comparison with my iPhone (with its case) it was only a slight bit larger.  I thought this was going […]

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Life with Sprint

It’s been just about 2 months since I got my EVO.  This also marked my switch from AT&T to Sprint.  Now that I’ve had time to use the service I figured I’d share my thoughts about it. Coverage (A) The big providers in my area seems to be AT&T and Verizon so I was skeptical […]

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Inception

It’s rare, and I mean rare, that I actually recommend a movie.  There are a lot of aspects that all have to work together for me to thoroughly enjoy it.  A comedy or action movie are always fun to watch but there is more to a great movie.  Things that make a movie great for […]

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Photos/Video taken with my EVO

A while ago, probably when the blog post was posted, I read this blog entry. This then lead to the reading of this post. After reading these two articles I knew that I wanted to have a camera with me all the time. I partially knew this already but carrying a camera with me is […]

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EVO Unboxing

I decided to take everyone along with me on my journey of opening my new HTC EVO. I know this has been done a bunch already but I wanted to do it anyways. The items contained in the shipping box: The contents of the shipping box including the phone (in its packaging) and the rebate […]

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Bike Shed Example

I had never heard of the this until I read this post. To sum it up in a few words the “Bike Shed Example,” formally knows as Parkinson’s Law of Triviality, states that “organisations give disproportionate weight to trivial issues“. I had never really noticed this before but after I learned about this I see […]

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Music Filled Weekend

This past weekend just flew by. In short it was 3 days (spread out over 4 days) of audio enjoyment. The weekend started on Thursday when I went to see PRISM put on by the Sebastian River High School Band and Choir. I am a huge supporter of arts in public schools and this concert […]

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STS-129

At 2:28 this afternoon space shuttle Atlantis lifted off and it was a beautiful launch. I wish I had photos to share with everyone. I try and watch all of the launches and can’t think of the last one I missed. I’ve always been a supporter of the space program along with science and education. […]

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