Quick Programming Project

Since I have started using Xpenser to track my time and it exports data in CSV format, I threw together a small program to read the CSV file, calculate my time on various jobs, and output that time along with the amount owed for the individual job and total owed over all jobs. The only …

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Just a Niggle

I am usually more of a KDE person, but I have really been enjoying the Ubuntu Netbook Remix on my Dell Mini 9. Everything works great except for suspend when there is a mounted SD card in the card reader. When there is a card mounted, closing the lid or suspending from the menu hangs …

Leprechauns in a Box

The Atheist Experience: Leprechauns?. How true. I just do not understand how people can believe so strongly in something they have no evidence for. And no the Bible or Qur'an or whatever other holy book you subscribe to is not evidence. If a book is all the evidence that is required to believe, you may …

if “evolution” == “religion”: print “Say what?”

High school marching band can’t wear evolutionary T-shirts - Kansas City Star According to Superintendent Pollitt "the district was required by law to remain neutral on religion." I may have missed the news, but since when is evolution a religion or have anything at all to do with religion.   Hopefully they are being taught the …

Is Religion Just a Bug in our Software?

Why Religion May Not be Hard-Wired | Newsweek Voices - Sharon Begley | Newsweek.com. As a side note, I find it interesting but not surprising that higher national religiosity corresponds with more social dysfunction .

More CIA Abuses Revealed

Administration Releases More of Long-Classified CIA Report on Interrogations - washingtonpost.com. CIA interrogators seem to relish in prisoner abuse. The agency needs to be reworks from the ground up.