I whipped up a page that is showing live data coming from the donations ticker on the Red Cross donations page. The page is updated on the server once a minute. The page is here.
I’m running a small program that’s watching how fast money is flowing into the Red Cross from donations. As of this morning, the rate is running between $9k and $17k A MINUTE. |Total amt | Last Datestamp |donated |minute ————–+———-+——– 20050902-1332 | 35332065 | $54340 20050902-1333 | 35344485 | $12420 20050902-1334 | 35354175 | $Read More
Now that I’m back behind my desk regularly, the setup I have for my desk, mouse, chair, and keyboard is starting to be problematic. I rather like how it’s arranged – I have a nice monitor and natch keyboard (I can’t type on flat keyboards anymore. Ow ow ow), but my chair is really becomingRead More
One of the fun bits about having kids when you’re a geek is you can justify going back and playing with cool kids toys all over again. When I was a kid, (boy isn’t THAT a lead in), we didn’t have Rokenboks but I sure as patootie wish we did. Zach and I spent 2Read More
There’s not a lot to be said here that isn’t being said everywhere else on the web. It’s not a time for finger-pointing, blame-gaming, or politicing. None of that will help the people who need help right now. The logistics for me going to Louisiana to help out in person would be complex and ultimatelyRead More
As posted on Repent America : PHILADELPHIA – Just days before “Southern Decadence”, an annual homosexual celebration attracting tens of thousands of people to the French Quarters section of New Orleans, Hurricane Katrina destroys the city. Yes, apparently New Orleans deserved got what it was asking for. At least according to this wingnut. Thanks toRead More