From October 2006

I got ICONIZED! Yeap, I’m now a desktop cartoon character

I read an article recently about www.iconizeme.com. For $50 they'd take a picture of you and create an icon out of it. Think of it as a digital cariacture.  Well, I couldn't resist it. $50 is a lot of money for this, no question about it but it's just too cool of a concept to not do it. Here's the original image and here's the generated image. The artist that did the work was Jose Ramos and I'd highly recommend him. BTW, now that I have a digitized picture of myself, the FUN begins. First Read more [...]

SQL Injection Attacks

If you write any kind of script on the Internet be it ASP, ASP.net, PHP, PERL, Ruby, Python, anything that accesses a database then you should be aware of SQL Injection attacks. This posting is going to reference two other blogs, one is the great Scott Guthrie's blog (best damn blog on ASP.net on the Internet) and his post on Guarding Against SQL Injection attacks. The second blog we'll reference is Scott's inspiration for his blog article, Michael Suttons blog and his work to see just how bad SQL Read more [...]

Read that EULA & PUR! That’s what I learned today!

I recently posted a blog entry about my 'informal' apples to oranges comparison of the different virtualization platforms available for windows. Apparently I didn't spell it out clear enough that things were not on a level playing field.  Well, guys I did it. I went and pissed off Bob. Sorry Bob. But Bob taught me a couple lessons: first don't post half a**ed comparisons without coming out and telling everyone they are half a**ed comparisons and making it blatantly obvious they are half a**ed. Read more [...]