Dan on May 24th, 2012

I am starting to notice more articles that are generated by computers.  Take a look at these 3 articles:   http://www.marketnewsvideo.com/article/201112/bristow-group-inc-brs-shares-cross-below-200-dma-brs-psce-rrts-oilt-BRS12212011.htm/ http://www.forbes.com/sites/dividendchannel/2012/05/10/paccar-shares-cross-above-200-dma/?partner=yahootix http://www.dividendchannel.com/article/201205/wellpoint-inc-wlp-shares-cross-above-200-dma-wlp-ihf-WLP05112012.htm/ See any similarities?  My guess is some job runs every night and filters stocks with certain characteristics, then assembles related stock stats and builds an article.  A great cheap way to deliver […]

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Dan on May 13th, 2012

Interesting stuff on expande use of drones in America: http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2012/feb/7/coming-to-a-sky-near-you/ http://www.infowars.com/air-force-document-drones-can-be-used-to-spy-on-americans/ Another hit to the constitution.  It does have me start wondering:  how soon until there is a US drone strike in North America?  Mexican drug targets, domestic terrorists?  Doesnt seem to be too far fetched anymore.  

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Dan on May 9th, 2012

I stumbled across this Microsoft post while researching a problem with Visual Studio: https://connect.microsoft.com/VisualStudio/feedback/details/590046/show-related-code-behind-files-for-vb-net-web-applications-in-solution-explorer The problem is there is  a silly bug in visual studio that prevents you from seeing the underlying code file in an aspx page.  The response that caught my eye was: This is standard behavior for all VB projects, and is […]

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