Mostly Harmless

Mostly about my amusement


Jan Dembowski

What are the building codes there again?

In China’s Hunan province a glass bottom bridge exists and lets brave tourists walk across. Another one is scheduled for opening and will be the longest glass bottom bridge in the world. I don’t know if I’ll ever visit either but I… Continue Reading →

Call now! You can be “licensed” too! While supplies last!

I like the WP Tavern and the people who run it. Recently they did something very cool and implemented a comment policy. I had gotten into a small debate there and do not want to use those comments as my… Continue Reading →

My small Windows 10 review

It was my 240GB SanDisk SSD Plus drive that bit the dust. I’m calling the manufacturer because I got the drive in July. I’m getting a lot of practice rebuilding my PC. With that drive out I move the 3… Continue Reading →

I was all set to write a small Windows 10 review too

Yesterday I came home and did my usual routine. Ate dinner (I get home after 7 PM). Changed and watched some quick TV. Eventually headed to my PC to check the Interwebz (meaning: play FPS video games, my son wanted… Continue Reading →

That time, and that time and the other time

Hey, remember that time when Reviewing a male IT candidate to hire, in the closed room meeting where someone said “Don’t hire him, he’s about the right age for having a baby”? Or that time in another closed room meeting someone else… Continue Reading →

I should write this down

I did write this down, but I buried it in another blog post. Sometimes you don’t want to display the featured image but you don’t want to remove the option from your theme. This snippet in a plugin or child theme’s… Continue Reading →

Ex-CIA officer Jeffrey Sterling jailed for leaking – BBC News

“There has to be a clear message sent to other people at the agency,” she said, explaining that intelligence officers should understand that they, too, will be punished if they disclose classified information. “There’s going to be a price that… Continue Reading →

“Don’t freak out when you come home”

That’s what Lily said to me on the phone the other day. I thought that was odd because I knew what was going on at home. Back in January a gutter froze and created an ice dam that forced melting… Continue Reading →

A type of spring cleaning

This has not been a good week for me. Not “DEATH AND DESTRUCTION!!” but not a week I’d care to repeat. Work has been a challenge for the team I’m part of. Things that should have worked didn’t. Friday night… Continue Reading →

The new Press This in WordPress 4.2 beta 2 is slick

Try this: update to WordPress 4.2 beta 2 and drag the “Press This” to your bookmark bar. Visit a URL that you like and poof. I just did that on a Flickr photo and I was able to select the image… Continue Reading →

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