Explaining Walter

Filed under: Collapsables, Nuages, Typecast — olivander July 20, 2009 @ 11:03 am

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Typewriter: 1926 Underwood #5 similar to one Walter Cronkite used and/or posed with as a young wire reporter in the Army.

Earth Day ruminations, part 2

Filed under: Collapsables, Rants, Typecast — Oliver April 24, 2008 @ 2:09 pm

Typecast 04/22/2008

Earth Day ruminations, part 1

Filed under: Collapsables, Typecast — Oliver April 23, 2008 @ 12:07 pm

On Fragmentation

Filed under: Collapsables, Musings, Typecast — olivander April 8, 2008 @ 2:51 pm

typecast 04-07-08

And I always complain that there’s nothing to do in this town

Filed under: Collapsables — olivander April 11, 2006 @ 4:03 pm


And I always complain that there’s nothing to do in this town
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Some people put this in their mouth

Filed under: Collapsables, Musings, Stolen moments — olivander January 16, 2006 @ 9:12 am


Some people put this in their mouth
Originally uploaded by olivander.

My first thought was, “That’s not a food item; that’s a medical condition.” It’s worth noting that the Spotted Dick is right beside the Tripe, and that the two cans are virtually indistinguishable.

Spotted Dick, as it turns out, is a pudding desert that is somewhat popular in the UK, though its name has occasionally caused embarrassment.

I’m still not gonna eat it.

Only in my town

Filed under: Collapsables — olivander December 15, 2005 @ 2:14 pm


Only in my town
Originally uploaded by olivander.

I’m sure there are many divorcees who would be happy to offer their ex’s kidneys to this person.

Separated at birth?

Filed under: Collapsables, Diversions — olivander August 25, 2005 @ 3:55 pm

The Hard Rock Cafe in Dubai — and the Daily Planet building from Superman.
Hard Rock in Dubai

Out of order.

Filed under: Collapsables, Stolen moments — olivander July 26, 2005 @ 10:27 am

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Out of order., originally uploaded by olivander.

And we couldn’t be more pleased about it.

(Yes, I was forced to venture into a Wal-Mart late at night when nothing else was open. I am filled with shame.)

How not to permission your folders

Filed under: Collapsables — olivander July 22, 2005 @ 9:41 am

One of the major projects I’ve been working on is migrating all of our shares off of the old hardware to new NAS appliances. As part of this, we’ve been reviewing and correcting folder permissions, to sort of help clean up as we go. Here’s an example of some of the totally awful permissioning I’ve been finding (identifying names have been obscured to protect the stupid):

“\\[server]\[share]\[dept]\2003 Secure Area STAY OUT\2003 Budget Info” /S “[domain]\Public”:RWXD /S “Everyone”:RX

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